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Tuning Your Bow and Arrows (VIDEO)

PETERSEN’S BOWHUNTING From the Archives – Hunting accuracy starts with your gear: a well-tuned bow and perfect arrows. There is no way to justify not tuning your bow and your arrows. It is an essential skill of bowhunting. Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, I owned several bows that were so poorly made they could not be tuned no matter what I did. Most of today’s bows…

CA – Fake News – LAX Chaos As Cops Catch Guns, Grenades: Oops, They’re Fake

MY NEWS LA.COM August 17, 2018 – A man carrying what appeared to be hand grenades and loaded firearms was stopped at a traffic checkpoint heading into Los Angeles International Airport Friday, leading to a massive police presence and street closures that stifled traffic, but the weapons turned out to be fake. Police immediately shut down traffic in the area, causing miles-long backups. Police swarmed around the truck, and…

CA – Wildlife – California deputies use beanbag gun to release bear stuck in car, video shows (VIDEO)

FOX NEWS August 16, 2018 – A video captured the stunning moments California deputies fired beanbag rounds into a car window in order to free a bear trapped inside. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office released video footage of their response to a call of a bear trapped inside a silver sedan. The video focused on a driveway of five cars as a deputy was heard talking to a…

MD – Self- Protection – Maryland pharmacist’s gun sends would-be robbers fleeing

BALTIMORE SUN.COM August 17, 2018 – Maryland pharmacist fired his revolver and ran off two would-be robbers, who are charged by police in connection with the incident. Wasim Amir said he was sitting in his office at Karemore Pharmacy on Monday when a man ordered people to get on the floor. Amir said he grabbed a revolver from his desk and walked into the store, where he saw a…

Arming Teachers in America (SLIDE SHOW)

WASHINGTON POST August 16, 2018 – Deep in dusty North Texas ranchland, the Strategic Weapons Academy of Texas runs a firearms defense class designed for teachers and educational staff. Everyone here is a Dallas school teacher. They share similar motivation – a desire to protect the children in their care – and a frustration at the lack of options available to them. Some believe arming teachers with handguns represents an…

Bank of America, Citigroup punished for post-Parkland gun control policies in Louisiana vote

WASHINGTON TIMES August 16, 2018 – A Louisiana commission voted Thursday to block two banking giants from taking part in a new highway project, moving to punish the companies for gun control policies they adopted after the Parkland, Florida, school shooting this year. Citigroup and Bank of America had said they would work only with retailers who agreed to new restrictions on gun purchases — rules stricter than what…

OK – Self-Protection – Luther Public Schools Staff To Undergo Training To Carry Firearms (VIDEO)

NEWS9.COM August 16, 2018 – Only minutes into a back-to-school assembly, a Luther High School freshman was violently stabbed. A teacher pulled the 14-year-old attacker from the female victim and held him for authorities. Luther teachers will soon be able to defend their classrooms against attackers. The Luther Public School Board adopted a policy this week that will allow some teachers and staff to carry guns. However, teachers and…

OH – Self-Protection – Some have concerns about issuing concealed carry permits to Ohio veterans without required training

NEWS5CLEVELAND.COM August 16, 2018 – Some local veterans and concealed carry instructors have safety concerns over a new law allowing veterans and military service members to obtain a concealed carry permit without required training. Senate Bill 81 will become law without a signature from Governor Kasich, allowing veterans to get their CCW permit without paying more than $100 in fees and the usually required eight hours of classes.  

NY – Gun Control – Chris Collins must surrender guns as criminal case plays out

BUFFALO NEWS.COM August 16, 2018 – Rep. Chris Collins was ordered to do more than post a $500,000 bond in exchange for his freedom as the criminal case against him moves forward. The congressman, who has pleaded not guilty to insider trading charges, must surrender his firearms to local law enforcement within 14 days of his Aug. 8 arraignment, the order says. That will prevent Collins from carrying a…

DC – Gun Control – Sessions pledges DOJ will prosecute 3D-gun crimes

WASHINGTON TIMES August 16, 2018 – The nation’s top law enforcement officer committed Thursday to prosecuting individuals that create undetectable 3D printed firearms on Thursday. “Under federal law, it is illegal to manufacture or possess plastic firearms that are undetectable. Violation of this law is punishable by up to five years in prison,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement. “We will not stand for the evasion, especially…

NY – Retailers – 35 to 40 guns stolen from Parma shop, seventh burglary in 11 years

WIVB.COM August 16, 2018 – For a second time in just days, a gun shop in the Town of Parma has been burglarized. Right now, deputies say an investigation is underway into the recent theft. We’re told someone busted into the shop sometime between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. It’s not clear exactly how many weapons were stolen this time, but deputies estimate it was between 35 to 40…

TX – Retailers – Fort Worth arms parts dealer selling last of bump stock maker’s inventory, websites show

DALLAS MORNING NEWS.COM August 16, 2018 – RW Arms, a  Fort Worth-based firearm parts dealer, has taken over sale of the remaining inventory for the tiny Texas maker of the bump stock, according to postings on two websites. Slide Fire Solutions, which burst onto the national consciousness following the mass slaying of Las Vegas concertgoers last October, closed its online store in June.  

VA – LE – FN Announces Release Of FN 509 Simunition Pistol For Law Enforcement Agencies

PR NET  August 16, 2018 – FN America, LLC is pleased to announce the release of the FN 509® Simunition® pistol, developed jointly with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, available to law enforcement agencies nationwide. Ideal for agencies seeking more realistic training for their officers, the FN 509 Simunition® is a complete pistol that utilizes the FN 509 fire control, frame and magazine along with the Simunition® slide…

WA – Gun Rights – Expect Supreme Court to be flooded with gun rights cases.

MY NORTHWEST.COM August 16, 2018 – There is a range of cases that never opted to go all the way to the United States Supreme Court before because of the justices and the way they leaned politically. But President Trump has an opportunity to weight the court with even more Conservative judges and that may change things. Second Amendment cases are among the issues anticipated to be aimed at…

CA – Opinion – Why the courthouse security metal detector?

SISKIYOU DAILY NEWS.COM August 16, 2018 – Lansdale had apparently hidden a small handgun in one of the courthouse restrooms. When the jury was deliberating, he retrieved the gun and chased both his victim and her husband down the hall, shooting at them and wounding them both. Siskiyou Daily News reporter Pat Arnold, who was in the courthouse covering the trial, took a photograph of Lansdale pointing his gun….

The Gunfighter’s Guide: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

SURVIVAL BLOG.COM August 16, 2018 – For me shooting has been a way of life. I can vividly remember the first time my father handed me a .22 rifle and the awe it inspired in me. Its wood stock had been worn smooth by generations of men in my family who had owned it before me. Its presence had felt like a warm handshake in my grip that welcomed…

Trump Asks Judge Not to Block Access to 3-D Gun Instructions

BLOOMBERG.COM August 15, 2018 – The Trump administration on Wednesday urged a federal judge not to stand in the way of public access to blueprints for making guns using 3-D printers. Arguing there’s no legal basis for the State Department to block availability of the instructions on the internet, and no need for such regulation, the government’s position would allow people to make plastic guns at home, bypassing stores…

AZ – Gun Crime – Former DEA agent pleads guilty to illegally selling assault rifles

AZ CENTRAL.COM August 15, 2018 – A former Nogales-based Drug Enforcement Administration employee pleaded guilty in a Tucson federal court on Tuesday to one count of selling firearms online without a license, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Nevada said. Joseph Michael Gill, 42, had applied for a federal firearms license in December 2012 but withdrew his application before being granted the license, the office said. After withdrawing his application, Gill purchased multiple…

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