Shooting Sports Archive

MI – Shooting Sports – Hillsdale College Shooting Sports Camps Teach Gun Safety, Skills, Rights

PR NEWSWIRE.COM May 25, 2017 –  Hillsdale College has a limited number of spaces available for its 2017 shooting sports seminars and camps: Liberty and Learning Youth Conference (June 7-10 and July 19-22); Couples for Liberty (June 25-30); Ladies for Liberty (July 30-August 3). The camps teach participants of all experience levels shooting sports techniques and gun safety. Participants also attend lectures by Hillsdale College faculty members on topics related to the Constitution,…

NE – Shooting Sports – Ready, aim, fire. Shooting on display in Grand Island (VIDEO)

KNOP NEWS2 .COM May 8, 2017 – Shooters from all over the nation gathered at the Heartland Shooting Range Sunday. The Glock Sport Shooting Foundation held its ninth annual shooting competition. For one woman, she wants people to know shooting is not only a man’s sport. “It’s empowering because if you can say you won against a bunch of guys in a match that most people think would be for men, but…

Point And Shoot: The proliferation of Internet video channels

AMERICAN SHOOTING JOURNAL.COM May 2, 2017 – For decades, firearms aficionados have successfully found ways to combine their passions with profit. Some became manufacturers or gunsmiths, or opened retail gun shops. Some sought work as trail and hunting guides so they could spend the maximum amount of time armed and outdoors. Others turned to sharing their knowledge and experience for a variety of print publications, and still later, radio…

GA – Shooting Sports – Fearing Eddie Eagle: The Left Slams Even the NRA’s Program to Keep Children Away from Guns

NATIONAL REVIEW.COM May 1, 2017 – At the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting this Friday, one of the featured speakers was former White Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche who talked about the importance of fatherhood, his joy in teaching his son hunting, and his work with charities fighting sex trafficking. His remarks concluded, Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, gave father and son gifts…

GA – Shooting Sports – Meet Danyela D’Angelo, the 14-year-old girl who is dominating the competitive shooting field (VIDEO)

RARE.US April 30, 2017 – The National Rifle Association Annual Meetings & Exhibits is a big celebration of our Second Amendment right to bear arms, mainly for self protection. However, owning and handling firearms for sport is a huge part of the lifestyle of many gun owners and gun rights advocates. While on the ground covering the event, Rare caught up with Danyela D’Angelo, a 14-year-old Junior USPSA (United States…

AL– Shooting Sports – Shoot Like A Girl Mobile Range Onsite at NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA

NET PR April 25, 2017 – Shoot Like A Girl’s state-of the-art, 53 foot semi-trailer size mobile range will be on location at the NRA Annual Meeting, set for April 27-30, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.  This will be a wonderful opportunity for the company to interact with like-minded ladies.  Last year, over 450 women shot with Shoot Like A Girl during their appearance at the NRA Annual Meeting in…

IL – Shooting Sports – Ease the rules on gun ranges: Chicago aldermen, stop fighting federal judges

CHICAGO TRIBUNE April 24, 2017 – Chicago has been fighting a losing battle on guns, and it’s not quite ready to stop. In 2008, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Washington, D.C., ban on handguns violated the Second Amendment, the city should have realized its own ban was doomed. Instead, it went through its own litigation, which ended with the Supreme Court ruling that Chicago, too, was…

FL – Shooting Sports – Local Sporting-Clay Event Inspires Attendees to Discover and Reaffirm Views on Firearms

STUART MAGAZINE.COM May, 2017 – It was a sight so commonplace in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma, that it elicited little more than a yawn: Pickup trucks outfitted with gun racks—complete with shotguns—driven by students… to school. “That’s because deer season was a big deal and they would go hunting after school,” says H.B. Warren, a resident of Palm City.  ”25Apr17…

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)

THE CHIVE.COM March 29, 2017  30Mar17 ShootAllGunsVidPic

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…

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