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Photo: Rare Albino Raccoon Trapped in Indiana

Have you ever seen an albino raccoon? This strange-looking creature was recently trapped in northeastern Indiana’s District 2. According to officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, it appears to be a true albino.

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Major 6th Circuit case today!

Tyler v. Hillsdale County — as-applied challenge to prohibition against those who have a mental commitment. Majority goes with strict scrutiny. Lengthy discussions of various prohibited person categories. Scalia’s "presumptively lawful" treated as ambitious, with note that under any…

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Wisconsin Has a New Record Whitetail Buck

The Wisconsin Buck & Bear Club (WBBC) recently announced that they’ve certified a new state archery record for a typical whitetail buck that was harvested by bowhunter Adam Hupf in Dodge County on October 11. The new record was panel-scored to an …

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Shaking my head…

How many mistakes can the AP make in one short story? "Stand your ground" was not an issue in the Montana shooting. Nor in the George Zimmerman case. I’m sure Montana law, prior to the amendment, allowed self-defense in cases…

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Survival Straps With Active Edge

Well, survival straps weren’t new to me but I was excited when Jason Ovitt from Asylum Public Relations reached out to me to tell me [...]

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Video: Deer Bucks Antlers after Being Shot

Filmmaker and hunter Jason Sebo got a late-season surprise when, after recovering a buck shot, he found its antlers discarded on the forest floor.

“[It] ran about 60-70 yards, piled up,” Sebo said in this video. “Unfortunately this time of the year, …

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More Sportsmen Opting for Hunting-themed “Camo Caskets”

The subject of casket design may be a morbid topic, but more and more people are looking into customizing their final arrangements—and that means choosing the right casket. From the traditional to something a little more unique, a number of companies…

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CT Supreme Ct holds that Second Amendment protects "dirks" and riot batons

Prof. Volokh discusses the decision here….

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Muzzleloader Explodes Like Grenade, Takes Off Shooter’s Fingers

Most black powder muzzleloaders come with instructions that emphatically warn you to not use anything other than black powder, and any seasoned shooter will tell you that swapping powders can be a recipe for disaster. The Indiana Department of Natural…

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Australia awakens

Hmmm… the hostage taker had 40+ arrests for sexual assault (released on bond on all), for being an accessory to the murder of his wife (released on bond), and seven for harassing families who had lost a serviceman in Afghanistan…

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An interesting Fourth Amendment case

The Supreme Court today handed down Heien v. North Carolina. An officer stopped a car that had a brake light burned out, and in the course of the stop discovered cocaine. It turns out that the North Carolina traffic statutes…

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Lawsuit filed over Newtown murders

Story here. I really can’t see it as filed in good faith. Apart from the Lawful Commerce in Firearms Act problem (a massive one), where is the negligence (selling a lawful rifle?), how do they solve proximate causation (intentional criminal…

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Video: This Mesmerizing Film Shows How a Beretta Shotgun is Made

Have you ever wondered how a Beretta over-under shotgun is made? This short film from Ancarani Studio titled Human Technology follows the production of the one of these luxury firearms from start to finish. The manufacture of a Beretta shotgun is a mes…

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Ohio Gun Bill Heads to Governor, Could Legalize Hunting with Suppressors

Last Wednesday the Ohio House of Representatives voted 69 to 15 to pass HB 234, a bill with numerous pro-gun measures, to Governor John Kasich for his signature. The bill is widely supported by Second Amendment advocates, and would reform the conceal…

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Ohio Gun Bill Heads to Governor, Could Legalize Hunting with Suppressors

Last Wednesday the Ohio House of Representatives voted 69 to 15 to pass HB 234, a bill with numerous pro-gun measures, to Governor John Kasich for his signature. The bill is widely supported by Second Amendment advocates, and would reform the conceal…

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Another “first” – an Arizona Elk

My friend John Greiss was AZGFD’s 2013 “Mentor of the Year”, and that was no mistake. John has been in on dozens of hunting “firsts”, [...]

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12-year-old Girl Shoots Mountain Lion Stalking Her on Elk Hunt

When Joshua Caldwell heard the gun shot, his first thought was that his daughter had bagged the bull elk they had seen earlier. As it turned out, 12-year-old Alyssa Caldwell had actually shot a mountain lion instead, at a mere five yards away, from whe…

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Video: Bowhunter Makes Amazing Shot on Deer from the Ground

What is the strangest position you’ve ever loosed an arrow from? For this hunter, it may be this awkward angle laying down during deer season. The stealthy maneuver seemed more at home in an action flick or an installment of The Hunger Games rather tha…

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Study: Deer React More to Firearms Season Than Archery Season

It has only been about two years since Pennsylvania State University researchers began fieldwork on their deer-forest study, but scientists are already drawing insights about the deer population in Pennsylvania’s Rothrock and Bald Eagle State Forests….

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NBC News and David Gregory’s non-prosecution

A ways back, NBC’s David Gregory appeared on Meet the Press, filmed in DC, flashing around a 30-round AR-15 magazine, in public violation of DC’s ban on such. DC was pressed to prosecute and, of course, declined. Legal Insurrection blog…

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Poll: more support for gun rights than for gun control

It’s the latest Pew survey. They started asking the question in 1993, when "gun control is more important" led by 57-34%. Its lead peaked in 1999, at 66-34%. Today "protecting gun rights is more important" leads, 52-46%. The big change…

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Kentucky Officials Consider Longer Sandhill Crane Season

Biologists from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife have proposed extending the state’s current sandhill crane hunting season by as much twice the current length of 30 days. According to the The Courier-Journal, the maximum harvest limit of 4…

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Gun control in Belize

An editorial from a Belize newspaper. "The gun and ammunition laws were passed, our legislators said, to make it difficult for our gangs to obtain the guns and bullets they need to rob law-abiding citizens and to murder each other….

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Video: This Hunting Parody of “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” from ‘Frozen’ is Amazing

If you have kids, younger siblings, or have been in a public space in the past few months, odds are that you’ve already heard one of the catchiest songs from the Disney animated film Frozen, “Do You Want to Build a Snowman.” The tune is a real ear wor…

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Study: Plants Adapt Defensive Mechanisms to Survive Deer “Predation”

Most outdoorsmen rarely think of deer in a predatory light, but scientists say that an unchecked deer population can rapidly eat its way through a healthy forest—a self-destructive act that can lead to mass starvation. However, plants are not just …

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New Jersey Bear Season Opens Amid Concerns about Aggressive Encounters

New Jersey’s weeklong black bear hunting season began just before sunrise on Monday, and thousands of hunters eagerly descended on the six northern Jersey counties where the hunt takes place. This year’s hunt, the fifth after New Jersey reopened bear …

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That’s the NPR I remember…

NRA is behind evil plot to allow Michigan teens to have BB guns….

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Swab-Its a Great Addition to my Gun Cleaning Kits

A big “thank you” to Pam Den Hartog from Super Brush for reaching out to me about Bore Tipsand Swab Its and providing some samples [...]

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Seven Ways To Make The Holidays Warm & Bright – From Zippo

Seven Ways To Make The Holidays Warm & Bright MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 2014) — Choose a practical gift that will make the holidays warmer and [...]

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Video: The Double Barrel Bolt-action Hunting Rifle

The first thing you may notice about this hunting rifle from German gun maker Christoph Funk is that the rifle has a second breech, a second trigger, a second bolt, and a second barrel. This rather unique gun’s top barrel is chambered in 7x57mm Mause…

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