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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…

AZ – Shooting Sports – Want To Shoot Guns While You Eat And Drink? Here’s The Restaurant For You

FORBES.COM January 12, 2017 – A former CEO of Smith & Wesson is hoping to attract investors to fund the expansion of his novel restaurant concept, combining alcohol, food and shooting guns for an evening of entertainment. At Modern Round, which opened its first location in Peoria, Ariz., last June, customers use laser technology-based replica weapons to fire at a 16-foot-wide screen. They can choose between games or live-action police and…

Nat’l – Shooting Sports – Using the iPad Pro to win the next shooting competition

THE FIREARM BLOG.COM January 2, 2016 – We all love shooting and hitting our targets. Some of us have gone beyond shooting cans behind the barn to hitting targets far, far out. Others go all in in practical shooting, with IPSC hangdun/rifle /shotgun or 3 Gun. Regardless why we shoot, it’s always nicer to be high up in the list of competitors, or even stand on the podium. So let’s start…

PA – Shooting Sports – Carson Wentz Reportedly Bought Guns As Christmas Gift For O-Line

CSN PHILLY.COM December 28, 2016 – Carson Wentz knows a thing or two about guns. He was hunting when he learned that Sam Bradford had been traded to Minnesota and he reportedly spent the holidays hunting with Mike Trout. And many backfield players to give gifts to their offensive linemen at holidays season, like Ezekiel Elliott getting the Cowboys’ O-line UTVs or Trevor Siemien buying Skittles-dispensing jackets for his guys….

Nat’l – Shooting Sports – Ever Compared the Power of a Bow vs a Gun? These Folks Did and the Video’s Been Shared 750k Times! (VIDEO)

USA LIBERTY NEWS.COM December 24, 2016 – As you know, we here at Conservative Tribune are big fans of the Second Amendment. There is nothing to us more singularly awesome than instruments of self-defense being used to do just that, or even for sport. Anything is good with us. We love our guns, and we’re not afraid to show it. However, what happens when you match up a gun with a bow-and-arrow? The…

MA – Shooting Sports – Saddle up for a return to cowboy-style shooting

HERALD NEWS.COM December 24, 2016 – Quite a few years ago, I used to shoot like a cowboy. Well, not a real cowboy. I was involved in cowboy action shooting. This style of shooting was sponsored nationally by the Single Action Shooting Society. SASS was group of men and women who loved shooting old western-style firearms and formed a club to compete using single-action revolvers, lever guns and exposed-hammer shotguns. They…

TX – Shooting Sports – Upscale indoor gun club to open in Houston suburb

BIZ JOURNALS.COM December 22, 2016 – Houston’s getting another guntry club. An upscale $11 million indoor gun club aims to start construction in the second quarter of 2017 with an opening slated for early 2018, according to a release. The Brazos Shooting & Social Club will be located near the intersection of Sienna Ranch Road and State Highway 6 in Sienna Plantation, a master-planned community in Missouri City.

AZ – Shooting Sports – Arizona: BLM Releases Draft Target Shooting Plan for Sonoran Desert National Monument

NRA-ILA.ORG December 19, 2016 – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released for public comment a plan that will determine what lands within the Sonoran Desert National Monument (SDNM) will be closed to target shooting. Currently, the nearly 500,000-acre SDNM is open to target shooting, with the exception of 10,599 acres temporarily closed by a court order in a lawsuit filed against an earlier BLM plan that would…

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