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THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION WILL UNVEIL A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY TRAINING PROGRAM ALONG WITH A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY INSURANCE PLAN DURING THE GROUP'S ANNUAL MEETING THIS WEEK. THE NEW PROGRAMS, COLLECTIVELY CALLED NRA CARRY GUARD, WILL FEATURE ADVANCED TRAINING AIMED AT THE MORE THAN 14 MILLION AMERICANS WHO ARE LEGALLY PERMITTED TO CARRY CONCEALED FIREARMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DRONESHIELD HAS JUST SOLD ITS PROTOTYPE DRONEGUN TO A G7 COUNTRY’S MILITARY FORCE TO BE USED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. DRONESHIELD’S RADAR- JAMMING GUN FORCES DRONES TO EITHER IMMEDIATELY LAND OR RETURN TO THE DRONE OPERATOR, MEANING IT CAN DEFEND PEOPLE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS FROM DRONES.A NEW BILL IS ABOUT TO BE SIGNED IN WASHINGTON STATE THAT WOULD REQUIRE GUN DEALERS TO ALERT WASHINGTON STATE PATROL ANY TIME A PERSON DOES NOT PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK DURING A GUN SALE. THE NEW BILL ADDS AN ADDITIONAL PAPERWORK STEP FOR GUN DEALERSTHE NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION AND THE F.A.I.R TRADE GROUP WILL FOCUS ON NUMEROUS CHANGES GOING ON IN SEVERAL U.S. AGENCIES AFFECTING THE BUSINESS OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING FIREARMS DURING THE 16TH ANNUAL FIREARMS IMPORT/EXPORT CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AUG. 3-4 WITH OPTIONAL ADD-ON SESSIONS ON AUG. 2.THE USCCA HAS BEEN DISINVITED TO NRA ANNUAL MEETING BEING HELD LATE THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA.  IN A PRESS RELEASE, THE USCCA SUGGESTED THAT THE NOTICE THEY RECEIVED FROM THE NRA MIGHT HAVE BEEN A “STRATEGIC BUSINESS MANEUVER” BECAUSE THE NRA RECOGNIZES THE USCCA AS A FRONTRUNNER IN CONCEALED CARRY RELATED MATTERS.

Shooting Sports Archive

IL – Shooting Sports – Chicago Moves One Step Closer To Easing Restrictions on Gun Ranges

DNAINFO.COM April 17, 2017 – CITY HALL — Gun ranges would be allowed to open up in more parts of Chicago under a measure approved reluctantly by a joint session of two City Council committees Monday. The ordinance would allow gun ranges to operate in areas of the city where business, commercial and industrial uses are allowed — with a special permit from city officials.   

IA – Shooting Sports – Sisters Successfully Change Iowa Youth Shooting Law as Part of Major Gun Rights Legislation

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON.COM April 15, 2017 – The Gibson sisters watched Thursday as four years of gun rights activism came to fruition with the stroke of Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad’s pen. Meredith Gibson, 13, and Natalie Gibson, 11, had pushed for reform of the state’s age restrictions on handling pistols. With Branstad’s signing of House File 517, the omnibus bill that includes a number of pro-gun reforms, their quest to legalize youth…

Int’l – Shooting Sports – In gun-taboo China, tourism to U.S. firing ranges grows (VIDEO)

USA TODAY April 10, 2017 – BEIJING — Dickson Wong, a marksman with a deep interest in firearms, arranges tours for groups of other Chinese gun enthusiasts to travel to DeSoto County, Fla., so they can shoot at firing ranges. That’s a long way to travel for target practice, but its exceedingly difficult to do that here in China where the restrictions on firearms are so severe that even possession of air rifles or toy…

Getting Kids Started in Shooting Sports

SHOOTING SPORTS USA.ORG (NRA) From the Archives – The focus will be on the start, and by that I mean the age where shooting is introduced and advanced. I can’t name an exact age because that might vary greatly depending on the kids, the parents, and available opportunities, but I am not talking about older kids, 15 and older, those who are fully capable of contesting conventional adult oriented…

TX – Shooting Sports – Guy spends $1,000 to shoot every gun imaginable (Video Only)

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IL – Shooting Sports – Emanuel moves to loosen gun range restrictions

CHICAGO TRIBUNE March 29, 2017 – Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday proposed allowing gun ranges in more areas of the city in response to a federal appellate court ruling that struck down the city’s zoning restrictions on the shooting facilities. The new rules would allow gun ranges in business, commercial and industrial areas, provided the owners obtained a special use permit — which requires officials to take into consideration…

Nat’l – Shooting Sports – NRA Outdoors Turns 3-Gun Shooters Into Competition Champions

NRA BLOG.COM March 24, 2017 – Slowly but surely, temperatures are rising across the United States. The icy grip of winter makes its perennial retreat, the days grow longer, and gun enthusiasts move from the confines of their indoor ranges to the great outdoors. The warmer months are prime time for shooting competitions, including the incredibly popular 3-Gun discipline, the fastest-growing shooting sport in the world. You have the tools…

DC – Shooting Sports – Democrat Senator Falsely Claims Police, Witnesses Can’t Hear Suppressed Guns

TOWNHALL.COM March 14, 2017 – In 2015 the Hearing Protection Act, which would deregulate suppressors and remove a $200 per unit ATF tax, was introduced into the House. Since then, a few different versions have been up for consideration. Now that Republicans are the majority in Congress and with a Republican sitting in the White House, the bill has a decent chance of passing. On Tuesday, New York Senator Kirsten…

CO – Shooting Sports – Colorado senator taking another shot at government funded gun ranges

COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE March 12, 2017 – Is it the nanny state if the gov’mint is building gun ranges? Does it matter if bureaucrats are doling out tax dollars from purchases of guns and ammo? Does it change the equation if liberals are behind the government push to get gun owners to practice? Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, a Clintonite from Denver, is among a bipartisan quartet of senators behind…

TN – Shooting Sports – Gun range chain fixes its sights on Memphis

MEMPHIS BUSINESS JOURNAL March 7, 2017 – A Cincinnati-based gun range chain will locate in Memphis, according to a recent building permit. Point Blank Range and Gun Shop — a company that sells guns and offers access to indoor shooting ranges and gun training — is set to build a $1.5 million facility at 1740 Century Center Cove, according to the permit. Point Blank currently operates nine facilities in…

NE – Shooting Sports – Gun range a second home for shooting sportsmen

SCOTTSBLUFF HERALD.COM March 6, 2017 – Rich Schank, of Scottsbluff, was already a renowned business owner in the community prior to owning Sure Shot Gun Range. Schank also owns Schank Roofing Service. Roofing is his day job, but he has been able to balance that with one of his passions: shooting. “It gets interesting some days but Tuesdays and Saturdays are dedicated to being at Sure Shot Gun Range,”…

DE – Shooting Sports – Students for the Second Amendment persevering after ammunition funding is revoked

UD REVIEW.COM March 7, 2017 – Two months after the university (of Delaware) revoked the organization’s funding to buy ammunition, Zoe Callaway, president of Students for the Second Amendment, hasn’t stopped in her pursuit to bring firearms to campus. The university provided ammunition funding to the club for approximately three years. Under the new university president, Dennis Assanis, that is no longer the case. Callaway and Jeremy Grunden, the…

PA – Shooting Sports – Women with guns: The next threat to the Democratic Party

WASHINGTON EXAMINER February 25, 2017 – Throughout the 600,000 square feet of the world’s largest outdoor show sponsored by the National Rifle Association, there is evidence everywhere that firearms companies, large and small, are catering to the growing ranks of women interested in tactical training, self-defense, or just making shooting a part of the outdoor culture of their lives. 

NJ – Shooting Sports – CBS2 Exclusive: Planned Gun Range Draws Stiff Opposition In Ramsey, N.J. (VIDEO)

NEW YORK.CBSLOCAL.COM February 20, 2017 – RAMSEY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Upscale gun ranges are popping up around the country with restaurants, cigar lounges and other amenities. “The overall facility is 60,000 square feet — roughly 25,000 of it dedicated to law enforcement training,” said Screaming Eagle co-founder Peter Cuttone. During an exclusive tour, Cuttone explained his vision for the new gun club in the vacant Liberty Travel building off Spring Street in Ramsey. Cuttone is…

NV – Shooting Sports – Gun games: New shootout sport combines real guns and MMA fighting (VIDEO)

8Feb17 ShootingSportVidPicFOX 11 NEWS.COM February 7, 2017 –  Imagine targeting a target that shoots back at you. Think it is virtual reality? Think again, it is ultra-reality. It’s part of a new sport where gun fighting slams into mixed martial arts (MMA), mixing shootouts with guns. And when all the ammo is gone, the opponents can get down to some real fighting….

Long Range Shooting and Competition Notes from a First Timer

ITS TACTICAL.COM From the Archives – If your goals are to truly learn the craft of long range shooting and sniping, you need to obtain the  resources in which to do so. While I feel there is a great deal of useful information on forum sites such as  Snipershide.com, you must always keep in mind how much BAD information is also out there. It’s  challenging because the Internet doesn’t…

Utah / Wyoming Level I Long Range

NRA OUTDOORS – The SUB-MOA Institute is proud to partner with NRA Outdoors and offer Long Range Hunting One. This course provides each student the cutting edge skills in the use of our Weatherby 6.5 Creedmoor combined with Husekmaw optics and Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor ammunition. In this course students will learn many proven techniques in marksmanship based on years of competitive marksmanship and Long Range big game hunting. 

NV – Shooting Sports – Watching Jerry Miculek Set A World Record From The Best Seat In The House (VIDEO)

AMERICA’S FIRST FREEDOM.ORG (NRA) January 17, 2017 – We knew that Smith & Wesson’s world-class shooter of everything imaginable, Jerry Miculek, was going to make yet another attempt at breaking a world record at SHOT Show’s Media Day at the Range. The A1F team of NRA Country’s Morgan Mills, our own Guns & Gear Editor Frank Winn, and I planned our schedule accordingly; we wanted a front-row seat to…

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BREAKING :
THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION WILL UNVEIL A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY TRAINING PROGRAM ALONG WITH A NEW CONCEALED-CARRY INSURANCE PLAN DURING THE GROUP'S ANNUAL MEETING THIS WEEK. THE NEW PROGRAMS, COLLECTIVELY CALLED NRA CARRY GUARD, WILL FEATURE ADVANCED TRAINING AIMED AT THE MORE THAN 14 MILLION AMERICANS WHO ARE LEGALLY PERMITTED TO CARRY CONCEALED FIREARMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS DRONESHIELD HAS JUST SOLD ITS PROTOTYPE DRONEGUN TO A G7 COUNTRY’S MILITARY FORCE TO BE USED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. DRONESHIELD’S RADAR- JAMMING GUN FORCES DRONES TO EITHER IMMEDIATELY LAND OR RETURN TO THE DRONE OPERATOR, MEANING IT CAN DEFEND PEOPLE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ASSETS FROM DRONES.A NEW BILL IS ABOUT TO BE SIGNED IN WASHINGTON STATE THAT WOULD REQUIRE GUN DEALERS TO ALERT WASHINGTON STATE PATROL ANY TIME A PERSON DOES NOT PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK DURING A GUN SALE. THE NEW BILL ADDS AN ADDITIONAL PAPERWORK STEP FOR GUN DEALERSTHE NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION AND THE F.A.I.R TRADE GROUP WILL FOCUS ON NUMEROUS CHANGES GOING ON IN SEVERAL U.S. AGENCIES AFFECTING THE BUSINESS OF IMPORTING AND EXPORTING FIREARMS DURING THE 16TH ANNUAL FIREARMS IMPORT/EXPORT CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., AUG. 3-4 WITH OPTIONAL ADD-ON SESSIONS ON AUG. 2.THE USCCA HAS BEEN DISINVITED TO NRA ANNUAL MEETING BEING HELD LATE THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA.  IN A PRESS RELEASE, THE USCCA SUGGESTED THAT THE NOTICE THEY RECEIVED FROM THE NRA MIGHT HAVE BEEN A “STRATEGIC BUSINESS MANEUVER” BECAUSE THE NRA RECOGNIZES THE USCCA AS A FRONTRUNNER IN CONCEALED CARRY RELATED MATTERS.