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Pipe Bomb Discovery Prompts Pennsylvania Officials to Suspend Hunting in 7 Areas

A recent development in the search for suspected cop killer Eric Frein convinced the Pennsylvania Game Commission to shut down all hunting and trapping across seven townships in the state’s northeast. The Game Commission initially warned hunters in the…

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Police officers charged in alleged straw man sales

Story here. The trial starts Monday, and the defendants are two Sacramento County deputies, an FFL, and a private purchaser. As I read the story, it arises out of California’s discriminatory gun laws. To be sold new in CA, a…

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Suppressor-ready Hunting Rifles Becoming the Norm

Twenty years ago if you wanted to mount a noise-moderating suppressor on your hunting rifle, it meant a trip to a machine shop and a long explanation. Now, manufacturers from Ruger to Marlin are cranking out standard offerings aimed at sportsmen and ta…

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Pennsylvania Bow Season Set to Open Saturday, Hunt for Suspected Cop Killer Continues

Update 10-1-2014: The Pennsylvania Game Commission has temporarily closed all hunting and trapping in the seven townships where the search is currently taking place.

Many Pennsylvania bowhunters are eagerly awaiting the start of the state’s archery…

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BATF loses suit to undercover agent

A judge of the Federal Court of Claims has awarded former agent Jay Doybyns over half a million in damages for agency misconduct. "Misconduct" that amounted to betraying and backstabbing an agent who had spent years infiltrating the hell’s angels….

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Update on Oklahoma beheading & defense

An article in the Christian Science Monitor asks "Oklahoma City beheading: Will jihad-style attack boost ‘bring gun to work’ laws?" I can remember when CSM made the Washington Post look like Guns and Ammo; if the other side is losing…

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Sportsmen Rally to Keep Public Lands Public in Montana Capital

On Saturday, hundreds of hunters, anglers, and other outdoor enthusiasts flooded the lawn of the Montana State Capitol in Helena. Despite a torrential downpour, many stayed to listen to speakers advocating for the protection of federal lands. Their mes…

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Thieves Nab 8 Rare, Antique Bows from Archery Museum

Eight antique and rare bows were stolen from a museum in New Westminster, British Columbia last week. According to Global News, the bows were on display at Boorman Archery shop and museum before last Friday, when thieves smashed through a window and e…

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Wyoming Officials Fight to Save Wolf Season, Governor Mead Files Emergency Rule

Last week Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed an emergency rule in response to the recent decision by US District Judge Arm Berman Jackson to restore federal protection to the state’s wolf population. The emergency rule will establish a new management pl…

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Making a self-defense story fit the desired narrative

Moore, Oklahoma. Business fires violent nut case, he rams vehicle into headquarters, charges inside with knife, decapitates one woman, begins stabbing another… An employee ends the assault (and almost certainly intended mass killing) with three fast shots from a rifle……

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Kickstarter promo of "The Filmography of Guns"

It’s a promotion project for a new book on guns featured in movies….

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Only government actors are safe with arms

‘Nuff said. At least they did bring criminal charges against the shooter; only his poor marksmanship kept this from becoming a homicide charge….

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Wisconsin Hunter Bags 780-pound Black Bear

A Waupaca County, Wisconsin hunter is beside himself after harvesting what may be the state’s next record black bear. According to WITI, Dennis Arndt was hunting on private property near Ogdensburg when he shot a bear that many hunters have been yearni…

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2A "as applied" challenge victory

Binderup v. Holder, Eastern Dist. of PA, No. 13-cv-06750. (I won’t attach it because it’s an 86 page pdf). By way of background: a constitutional challenge can be a facial one, aimed at the face of the statute (any and…

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Fatal Bear Attack in New Jersey Spurs Debate Between Hunters, Animal Rights Activists

The tragic death of a 22-year-old hiker near West Milford, New Jersey on Sunday represents the state’s first fatal bear attack in 150 years. The incident incited a heated debate between animal rights advocates and hunters on how the state is currently …

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Fatal Bear Attack in New Jersey Spurs Debate Between Hunters, Animal Rights Activists

The tragic death of a 22-year-old hiker near West Milford, New Jersey on Sunday represents the state’s first fatal bear attack in 150 years. The incident incited a heated debate between animal rights advocates and hunters on how the state is currently …

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Shaneen Allen: good news

She’s going to be admitted to pretrial diversion, which in practice means going to a bit of effort in exchange for having charges dismissed. Kudos to attorney Ev Nappen! Here’s the Attorney General’s memo, dated today, finding that (absent aggravating…

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Judge Orders Wyoming Wolves Returned to Federal Protection, Hunting Suspended

On Tuesday, a federal district court judge in Washington, DC ruled that Wyoming’s wolves be returned to federal protection, prompting wildlife officials to suspend the state’s forthcoming wolf season.

“Today, we want all wolf hunters and landowners to…

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Video: What Happens When a World Howling Champion Calls Coyotes

Two-time World Howling Champion Jason Groseclose is known for his aggressive vocals and impressive range, and it seems that coyotes think the same as well. While hunting and filming with MFK GameCalls, Jason is able to show off his abilities to a rece…

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New SilencerCo Infographic Explains How Firearm Silencers Work

SilencerCo is well-known for their creative methods of marketing and educating the public about the firearm suppressors they sell. Their latest effort is a sleek animated infographic explaining the science and technology behind the devices and their be…

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Grizzly Encounter Almost Turns Deadly for Wyoming Hunter

Thanks to the quick thinking of one Wyoming elk hunter, what could have been a lethal encounter with a grizzly sow instead became merely a painful nip. KBZK reported that two bowhunters encountered a female grizzly with cubs north of Dubois on Sunday, …

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Moose Population Across New England Drops, Hunting Permits Reduced

Hunters in the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine will be seeing fewer moose this year, which in turn means fewer hunting permits as well. In Maine alone, permits were reduced by nearly a quarter from the 4,000 issued last year. Although wildl…

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Moose Population Across New England Drops, Hunting Permits Reduced

Hunters in the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine will be seeing fewer moose this year, which in turn means fewer hunting permits as well. In Maine alone, permits were reduced by nearly a quarter from the 4,000 issued last year. Although wildl…

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Court refuses DC request for a stay

After striking Washington DC’s complete ban on firearms carrying, district judge Frederick Scullin granted the city a stay until Oct. 22 to give it time to pass new regulations. DC then requested an indefinite stay until it had appealed the…

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Brady Campaign stretches things in fundraiser

Story here. Brady tries to claim credit for Cabela’s involvement in anti-straw man training, when in fact the program was created long ago by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and Cabela’s enrolled in it before Brady opened their latest anti-FFL…

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Man killed by Black Bear in New Jersey

The first person in New Jersey in over 160 years was killed by a black bear Sunday. Police said a 22-year-old man was killed over the weekend after an encounter with a bear in the Apshawa Preserve. West Milford police … Continue reading

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Colorado Officials Seeking Hunters’ Help to Control Aspen Bear Population

Last month the US Forest Service closed down 11 campsites at Crater Lake near Aspen. The closure came after increased reports of bears destroying tents and stealing food. It was not too long ago when drought conditions and few food sources drove bears …

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Report: California Lead Ammo Ban Could Spike Prices by 300 Percent

Last October, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a controversial bill that prohibited hunters from using lead ammunition in the state. The law may not take effect until July 2019 while it is pending additional review from state wildlife of…

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Rest in peace, Gordon Russell

Story here. He was a heck of a nice guy, and died in harness, as Shakespeare said. I am told he was doing his job at the September NRA Board meeting when he suddenly collapsed, I assume a massive coronary…

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Study: Deer Respond to Cries of Human Babies

Human parents will instinctively respond to the cries of their child, so it is not so strange that other animals behave the same way toward their offspring. However, the distress call of a newborn fawn can also have the same effect on us, despite it be…

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