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Silencer proposal draws strong support
Austin American-Statesman    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The record is safe, officials say. No proposal in the electronic age has drawn more public comment than the one that gave private landowners the right to manage wild deer populations on their private property. However, the current level of public comment on a proposed rule to allow silencers and suppressors on rifles used for hunting game animals is in the stratosphere. More

Dallas Safari Club earns voice in Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Ammoland    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Dallas Safari Club Executive Director Ben Carter has accepted a position on the board of directors for the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation, the most respected and trusted hunting and fishing organization in the political arena. Its sole focus is providing access and a voice for sportsmen in the U.S. Congress, administration, federal land management agencies and state legislatures. More

World-class field to participate in Tucson World Cup
USA Shooting    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Final registration numbers have been received, and USA Shooting is expecting 250-plus shotgun competitors to participate at the upcoming 2012 International Shooting Sports Federation Shotgun World Cup on March 23-31 in Tucson, Ariz. With many highly ranked shooters set to descend upon the Arizona desert, including shooters from 42 countries and a strong U.S. squad, the action will be intense as the ISSF kicks off its 2012 World Cup season. More

Precision Firearms - Wood Kits

Finally here is a Wood furniture set for the AR Type Rifle. Stock, Hand-guard (forearm), and Grip set. These kits are CNC machined from real Walnut or laminated wood. All kits are specifically designed for both right or left hand shooters. We are proud to be the main distributer to the public of these fine stocks.

A tribute to women in hunting, conservation
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
March is officially Women's History Month. Congress designated the tribute to generations of women whose contributions proved invaluable to American society. Education. Arts. Business. Technology. Medicine. Alongside these areas, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation also is commemorating women's role in conservation. More

Gambling, floor shows ... and machine guns in Las Vegas
The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For Las Vegas die-hards bored with the $750 tasting menu at Guy Savoy, the $250 Elton John tickets at Caesars or the $200,000 baccarat bet at the Bellagio, this city is serving up a new way to find high-priced thrills. Machine Guns Vegas — an upscale indoor shooting range complete with skimpily dressed gun-toting hostesses — opened recently with an armory of weapons and a promise to fulfill the desires of anyone wanting to fire off an Uzi or a vintage Thompson submachine gun. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Keep the information flowing! Go to or call 512-615-4200 and join, renew or upgrade your TSRA membership. TSRA is the NRA state affiliate, since 1919. Keep the faith and share this email!

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Texas State Rifle Association

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More gun owners need to vote
NSSF (blog)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The potential for growing the gun vote in the 2012 election is considerable given the increase in new firearms owners in recent years. With more people having a stake in protecting their firearms freedoms, voters will be looking to evaluate candidates' positions on the right to keep and bear arms and on upholding laws and regulations that protect hunting, target shooting and carrying concealed handguns. More

Some say re-election fear is driving gun sales
Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Gun sales are booming. Enthusiasts are stocking up on guns and ammunition, and some in the industry are wondering whether sales are spiking as they did after Democrat Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008. That rush created a nationwide shortage. More

NSSF, NSSA-NSCA scholarships
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Being an NSSA or NSCA member will soon help two exceptional young people pay for college, as NSSA and NSCA, along with the National Shooting Sports Foundation, award $5,000 scholarships to one deserving high school senior from each association. The scholarships are awarded for four-year college degree programs, beginning with the Fall 2012 semester. More
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