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New York Times and assault weapons bans

NY Times editorial, "Myths About Gun Regulation," January 31, 2013: "As busy as the gun lobby is in promoting macho myths about self-defense — stand your ground and outshoot the bad guys — it is no less dedicated to spinning…

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Alberta Hunter Killed by Grizzly as Bear Encounters Increase

A missing hunter that was found last week in Kananaskis County, Alberta appears to be the latest victim of an uptick in bear encounters across the province. According to the CBC, the remains of veteran hunter Rick Cross were found near Picklejar Creek …

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Protestors seem to be getting deperate

Protestors picket national police championships, as if learning to shoot accurately had much to do with questions about whether a shooting was justified. Of course, it’s being consistent to some degree. Most just assume that firearm skills = being an…

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Moms Demand Action for…. something other than common sense

From one of their spokeswomen: "Green said women and girls should be aware that lax gun laws lead to gun violence which can beget domestic violence." Some 19th century wag wrote something like: "If a man engages in casual murders,…

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Missouri Bill to Designate Captive Deer as Livestock Fails

Missouri’s fight over the status of captive deer may have finally come to an end this week after Senate Bill 506 was killed in the state House on Thursday. The bill, which would have designated captive deer as livestock and transfered oversight of the …

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Study: Urban Deer Hunting Reduces Chance of Lyme Disease

It should come as little surprise to many hunters that Lyme disease and other deer-related illnesses have a direct correlation to the number of deer living near a residential community. Scientists with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environ…

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Washington Bowhunter Survives Black Bear Tree Attack

When veteran hunter Jerry Hause, 60, went out bowhunting on Washington’s September 1 season opener, he expected a quiet day in the woods with his son and perhaps a chance at some elk. What he did not expect was getting into a scuffle with a black bear …

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Park Service Proposes Ban on Predator Hunting Methods in Alaska Preserves

The National Park Service (NPS) recently proposed a ban to three specific hunting methods in Alaska. NPS officials say that these practices, which include baiting for brown bears, hunting wolves and coyotes in early summer, and using lights to harvest …

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An interesting debate

From Glenn Reynolds, "The Second Amendment as Ordinary Constitutional Law," arguing that the 2A has become a normal part of Con law, legal doomsday did not come, and courts might as well accept that. Then, from David Wolitz, comes "Second…

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Virginia’s Small Elk Herd Prospers

Elk have had a long and rocky history with the state of Virginia, especially following a long period of expiration, restoration, and expiration again. The latest attempt to bring the species back to the state, however, has some conservationists hopeful…

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Louisiana Scientists Consider Using Gummy Bears in Fight Against Hogs

Louisiana’s feral pig problem is fast becoming a crisis that wildlife officials are calling one of the more pressing environmental issues for the region. There are an estimated 400,000 feral hogs in the state, and the invasive species is poised to grow…

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Video: Florida’s Bare-handed Python Hunter

Meet Ruben Ramirez, a python hunter who says he aims to rid Florida of the invasive species one snake at a time. With the increase in Burmese pythons, more and more people in Florida are looking forward to being able to hunt these reptiles themselves, …

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World Record Pronghorn Tie Broken by New Mexico Buck

For more than a decade, two hunter-harvested bucks have jointly held the title of world’s largest pronghorn. Last week, the Boone and Crockett Club (B&C) announced that a New Mexico buck taken in 2013 surpassed both contenders for the top spot. The…

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Armed defenders put a dent in Milwaukee robbery rate

First story here. An armed gang tries to rob tavern workers after closing time, one victim opens fire and kills one of the robbers, with police later arresting the remainder. The robbery gang was responsible for dozens of armed robberies…

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In a search for continued relevance…

Brady Campaign, in a desperate quest for continued relevance, announces it will protest "bad apple" licensed dealers. "Bad apples" are to be measured by the raw number of BATF traces tracing guns back to them. Now… 1. Licensed dealers can…

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Iowa Upland Bird Population Explodes, Hunters Can Expect a Good Season

Iowa wildlife officials predict a successful season for bird hunters after a recent survey recorded population booms in the state’s three most popular game bird species. The August Roadside Survey, conducted every year by the Iowa Department of Natural…

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UFO in Yellowstone … No just a drone

Evidently Drones are used for more than spying … at least we hope. Seems like Drones are used in our National Parks to take photos. According to a USA Today report, a Dutch man accused of crashing his remote-controlled drone … Continue reading

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Gun Rights Policy Conference this month

SAF is holding it at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago O’Hare Airport, on September 26, 27 and 28, 2014. Drat, I won’t be able to make it, but for any who can, the event is very useful, and free (so…

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Mississippi Alligator Record Broken Twice in Four Days

Mississippi’s brief public alligator season has only just begun, and hunters have already broken the state record twice in four days. On August 30, one day after the hunt opened, Robert Mahaffey of Brandon and two friends caught a massive 756-pound, 13…

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Yellowstone National Park Plans to Remove 900 Bison

Officials from Yellowstone National Park announced last month that they recommend the removal of 900 bison from the area, primarily through hunting. According to the park’s summer bison population estimate, the cull will account for nearly 19 percent o…

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South Carolina Coyote Population Stabilizes at New High

Officials from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) say that the coyote population has leveled out over the past few years, but at a much higher number than before. Although there is no accurate estimate of how many coyotes live in …

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FUN RUN 5K FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER

CareSTAT Urgent Care will hold its first Fun Run 5k by Crowell Park in Springfield, Pa. on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. The run will raise funds for Alex’s Lemonade Stand and observe National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Registration … Continue reading

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Louisiana Hunters Bag More Feral Hogs Than Deer

Over the course of the 2013-2014 season, Louisiana hunters harvested significantly more feral pigs than deer, something that came as no surprise to state biologists. This is because the invasive hog population, referred to by some experts as one of the…

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Ammo shortage may taper off

At least if this article is correct….

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Armed Self Defense Moments

Ohio: two perps try to abduct a woman walking her dog. She draws her gun, and they reconsider. Florida: armed robber enters jewelry store, pulls gun on 89 year old WWII vet. The vet grabs perp’s gun, draws his own…

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Ohio Town Considers Paintball Guns for Nuisance Deer

Hunters in the Ohio town of Avon Lake rejoiced last month after a new ordinance allowed year-round bow hunting for the purpose of managing the deer population. However, City Council member Dave Kos recently introduced a new alternative that has come un…

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For reference re: justifiable homicide

In the dispute over how many self-defense cases occur, one data point often cited by those seeking to minimize the number is the FBI Uniform Crime Report’s count of justifiable homicides (a legal category that includes self-defense). This is usually…

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$100 traffic citation removed to US District Court

Washington, DC. Federal employee gets into a minor fender-bender, gets a $100 traffic ticket. Alleging he was on duty at the time, the Dept of Justice appears on his behalf and gets the traffic ticket removed to U.S. District Court….

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Louisiana Hunters Harvesting More Deer after Decade of Decline

A recent report released by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) shows that hunters are seeing—and harvesting—more deer after nearly a decade of decline. Hunters still say they are frustrated by the lack of deer in the Bayou S…

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Michigan Conservation Act Passed, Wolf Hunt Protected

Conservationists and hunters declared victory in Michigan on Wednesday as the state Legislature voted to pass The Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. The citizen-initiated act, which among other things protects the state’s wolf season from a…

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