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California: Another anti-gun bill that would devastate gun owners Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

As Californians are well aware, gun control advocates are working several different angles to destroy law-abiding gun ownership. On March 8, Assembly Bill 2459, authored by NRA-PVF “F” rated Assembly Member Kevin McCarty, would work to close every gun store in the Golden State.  READ MORE

California sheriffs oppose Newsom’s gun control initiative Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

The Sacramento Bee
California sheriffs announced recently that they are opposing Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s gun-control measure aimed for the fall ballot, arguing it would not prevent criminals from obtaining guns and ammunition via the black market or theft. Instead, the proposal would place additional restrictions on law-abiding people who want to buy ammunition for recreational use, retain guns and magazines that are currently legal or pass down historical or family heirlooms, the California State Sheriffs’ Association wrote in a letter to Newsom’s campaign.  READ MORE

Supreme Court cites Second Amendment in stun-gun decision, says state court misapplied Heller Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

ABA Journal
Massachusetts’ top court contradicted Second Amendment precedent in the reasoning it used to uphold a ban on stun guns, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently in a per curiam opinion. The Massachusetts court had cited three reasons for its decision upholding the ban, and all of them conflicted with District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court said in its per curiam decision.  READ MORE


Dirty dozen: Avoid these 12 bad habits while shooting Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

By Eric Lamberson
Bad habits are something we all try to guard against, but they often creep into our shooting. Some shooters learn bad habits because the people teaching them do not know any better. Even when taught correctly, others develop bad habits through failing to apply what they learn. Flinching, anticipating the shot, chasing the sights, jerking the trigger, etc., are all bad habits. However, in this article I want to examine some of the more interesting variations I typically see.  READ MORE

Suppressors becoming more commonplace Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Suppressors, also known as silencers, are becoming an increasingly commonplace firearms accessory as gun sales continue to surge across the country. Sales of suppressors — a National Firearms Act regulated item — have boomed nationally in recent years.  READ MORE

Alarming news from the NRA — via a calm, steady voice Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Los Angeles Times
Cam Edwards is the radio voice of the National Rifle Assn., the host of “Cam & Co,” on which nearly every issue — large and small — is viewed in terms of how it might affect Americans’ right to own and operate firearms. For three hours every weekday, Edwards presents a world in which gun owners must be on constant guard — from opportunistic politicians, rogue courts, tilted media and out-of-context statistics. On a recent show, he and Chuck Michel dug into the details of the regulations in Los Angeles and other cities, and the slow pace of court challenges being mounted by the NRA and gun manufacturers, and what that might all mean.  READ MORE

Lawmakers propose California center on gun violence research Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Los Angeles Times
With Congress deadlocked over a proposal to fund gun violence prevention research, California lawmakers are making moves to establish a state-funded national center on the issue at a university campus. In 1996, the National Rifle Assn. lobbied to halt the use of federal money for gun violence research, arguing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was using the funds to advocate for gun control. As a result, the CDC put a self-imposed ban in place on such research.  READ MORE

‘Facebook for guns’ app aims to take America’s gun culture online Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

The Daily Dot
While an estimated one in three Americans owns a gun, there are very few Internet services gun owners can claim for themselves, and none of them would qualify as a “social network.” That’s all about to change.  READ MORE

Tips for hunting on public land Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

By John McAdams
I’ve done quite a bit of hunting on public land all over the United States over the years. While I’ve had a few bad experiences, by and large I’ve been pretty successful on public land hunts. That being said, even during the best times, hunting on public land is different from hunting on private property, and you must adapt your hunting strategies to the appropriate situation. In this article, I’ll share some of the things I’ve learned along the way.  READ MORE

3 firearm truths everyone should know Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

One of the problems in discussing guns and gun laws is the fact that many people don’t know what they’re talking about — especially among those advocating for stricter gun laws. Let’s review some facts about terminology frequently used regarding guns and gun laws.  READ MORE


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