In recent weeks, I’ve had the luxury of a little time for non-law reading, a luxury I’ve rarely had for many years. A few military histories that really stand out to me (to order them, just click on the image):…Go to Veterans’ Day Reading Recommendations
Hunters who have carried guns into cold environments know that moisture can be a very bad thing, and the same principle concerns gun oil as well. Of course, frozen gun parts tend to make themselves known at the most inopportune times, and they are rare…Go to Video: How a Frozen Trigger and Firing Pin Almost Ruined an Elk Hunt
What do you call a group of bears? The most familiar term may a “pack,” but more interesting terms include a “sleuth,” a “sloth,” and perhaps most ominously, a “maul.” For hunters carrying deer meat, however, “trouble” may suffice. According to a repor…Go to Alaska Deer Hunters Fend Off Attack by 5 Brown Bears
Four FFLs and the Calgun Foundation have challenged a provision of California gun laws — on a First Amendment basis. The law in question forbids a dealer to advertise handguns with a sign visible from outside the store, or to…Go to California First/Second Amendment case filed
Right here, from the Crime Prevention Research Center. "Everytown’s recent analysis of mass shootings is riddled with errors. Mistakes are made on the number of mass shootings as well as the extension of mental illness, the killers’ ages, and even…Go to John Lott takes down Bloomberg’s claims on mass shootings
Johnson v. United States. Issue is whether possession of an unregistered short barreled shotgun qualifies as a crime of violence under the ACCA. I’d say the government is going to lose this one. I don’t know the defendant’s attorney, Katherine…Go to Oral argument in Armed Career Criminal Act case
I’m on the plane, coming back home. It was a nice event, the students very polite and courteous (this is not always a trait of law students!). A few interesting points: the Common Cause speaker went on a theme of…Go to Returning from Howard Law symposium
Baseball season may be over, but hunting season is still in full swing for many sportsmen and women across the country. First baseman Adam LaRoche is enjoying his time by doing a little bit of elk hunting in Wyoming, and took this impressive-looking sp…Go to MLB First Baseman Adam LaRoche Bags Massive Elk
What is the most that you have ever risked for a chance at a buck? In a recent interview with Fox News , Duck Dynasty cast member Tim Guraedy, or “Mountain Man” as he is known to fans, revealed how he lost a previous job due to his love for deer hunti…Go to How ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Mountain Man Was Fired from a Job for Deer Hunting
How many critters can you spot at the beginning of this video? There are probably more than you think. Lots of animals have earned the right to call themselves masters of disguise, but few are as good at the art of camouflage as the common tahr.
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Earlier this year, the Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) gave out thousands of pheasant chicks for state residents to raise. The Day-old Pheasant Chick program was meant to boost success and participation in this year’s pheasant hunt, which op…Go to Utah Residents “Foster” Pheasant Chicks to Protect Hunt
Voters in Mississippi and Alabama overwhelmingly approved amendments to their state constitutions that protect the right to hunt and fish. Supporters of the proposals say that the amendments will make it harder for animal rights organizations to lobby …Go to Mississippi, Alabama Vote to Protect Hunting and Fishing in State Constitutions
Michigan’s debate over its controversial wolf hunting season came to a head on election day this week as voters decided whether or not they supported Proposals 1 and 2. Although the two hunting proposals affirmed the state’s ability to designate wolves…Go to Michigan Wolf Hunt Proposals Fail, Impact on Future Seasons Unclear
Yesterday, voters in Maine solidly defeated a ballot referendum that would have virtually eliminated the state’s ability to manage the bear population.
The referendum, known as Maine Question 1, would have banned hunting with bait, hounds, and trapp…Go to “A Win for Science over Emotion”: Bear Hunters Victorious on Maine Ballot
Story here. I gather that NYC outlaws carrying knives with blades 4" or longer, and also any lock back knife that can be opened by flipping. In this case they arrested someone for carrying a knife that had no lock,…Go to Knife Rights win in NYC
64,000 pages, albeit with redactions….Go to Many "Fast and Furious" documents released
Last month, 11-year-old Gavin Dingman harvested a 12-point albino whitetail buck during a hunt with his dad in Southeastern Michigan. Pictures of the young hunter and his deer were then uploaded online, but the family hardly expected the backlash that …Go to Sportsmen Rally Around Young Hunter and His Albino Buck
SilencerCo has released the latest video in a series highlighting their Salvo 12 shotgun suppressor, in which a hunter is shown taking down some hogs at night at an unnamed location in the South. It features some impressive night-vision footage.
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In Washington, an anti-gun group runs a TV ad that attacks the online auction website, and the operator hits back….Go to Gunbroker.com hits back
Last week, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed listing the African lion as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. In contrast with some groups that claim hunting has harmed lion populations, USFWS stated that the primary factors i…Go to USFWS: Sport Hunting is No Threat to African Lions
Update 11-3-2014: As of Friday evening, restrictions on hunting and trapping in the areas affected by the search had been lifted.
For more than seven weeks, Eric Frein, 31, has been on the run in northeastern Pennsylvania after he is believed to have …Go to Suspected Cop Killer Caught in Pennsylvania, Hunting Bans Lifted
N.C. State Fair declares itself a "gun free zone;" three fairgoers are robbed at gunpoint….Go to Yet more irony…
Yet another case of academic BS. The pic was posted to his Facebook page, not on any school (electronic) property or site. The sanction is supposedly because he "caused disruption." Instapundit is right: it’s getting to where sending your kids…Go to Students face expulsion over pic of airsoft guns
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Department of Agriculture announced last week that a case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been discovered in the state. The disease was positively identified in a captive deer herd in Holmes Count…Go to First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in Ohio
Global Rescue member Steven Huskey was on a hunting trip to the Canadian Rockies when suddenly things went very, very wrong.
“During a steep, snowy descent through the Canadian Rockies in pursuit of an elusive bighorn sheep, I found myself sliding d…Go to Field Rescue and Evacuation from the Canadian Rockies after a Close Call
It’s to be held on Thursday, Nov. 6, at their law school (2900 Van Ness Street, NW, Washington DC 20008 — the law school is not part of their main campus). Dave Kopel and I will speak, against an Orkish…Go to Howard U Law symposium on firearm laws
Woman draws gun on neighbor, holds him, after she discovers him raping her pit bull, he announces that ISIS sent him to do the deed, and tells her that she will die the moment she kills him. Understatement of the…Go to An unusual case of self-defense
On October 12, hunter Joe Franz harvested a massive whitetail buck with a muzzleloader on his property in Iowa. Fortune has awarded this hunter the deer of a lifetime, but it was the foresight of the Trophy Pursuit team that put this incredible shot on…Go to Video: Is This the Largest Whitetail Buck Shot on Camera?
Jep Robertson, the younger brother of Duck Commander CEO Willie Robertson and a cast member on the popular A&E show Duck Dynasty, was hospitalized last week when he had a seizure in a treestand while hunting for deer. A representative for the famil…Go to ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Suffers Seizure while Deer Hunting
A while back I posted on MSNBC’s poppycock claim that NRA was somehow responsible for Ebola’s menace, since NRA had blocked the nomination of an anti-gun Surgeon General and that somehow impaired our response. When an agency has no top…Go to More on anti-NRA ebola nonsense