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Gun sales explode as election looms
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Sales of handguns and ammunition are booming across the country, and retailers say it's all about the November election. Gun shop owners around the nation told that sales, brisk ever since President Obama was elected, have spiked upward in recent months. And manufacturers are having so much trouble keeping up with the demand that one, Sturm, Ruger & Co., can't keep up with demand. More

Another round for lead ammo
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Second Amendment foes have reloaded in another attempt to restrict Americans' use of firearms. Disguised as nature lovers, gun grabbers are repeating a demand that the Environmental Protection Agency ban the use of lead in ammunition. Forcing hunters to shell out for pricey substitutes is meant to discourage the sport and reduce gun ownership. More

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High scores continue at 2012 Tucson World Cup
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The Tucson Trap and Skeet Club turned into a shooter's paradise with Wednesday marking the third straight day that world records fell at the 2012 International Shooting Sports Federation Shotgun World Cup. In all, five records have been broken or tied through the first three events. The latest record score came in Men's Double Trap when British sharp-shooter Peter Robert Russell Wilson, 25, won the event with a new finals world record score of 198 hits out of 200 targets. More

'Where2Shoot' iPhone app finds shooting ranges near you
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NSSF has announced the launch of "Where2Shoot," a mobile app now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app — available for free in the iTunes App Store — puts North America's most comprehensive directory of shooting ranges in the palm of your hand. It also includes video tips for shooters, news and firearm safety information. More

Lawmakers push to interview ex-White House aide in 'Fast and Furious'
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Two top Republican lawmakers investigating the Fast and Furious controversy are demanding the White House make a former aide available for testimony to see whether the scandal reached the upper echelons of the administration, according to a letter obtained by Fox News. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, are urging the White House to make available Kevin O'Reilly, a former National Security Council staffer currently stationed in Iraq. More

Texas hunting accidents drop to record low
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The number of Texas hunting accidents in 2011 declined to the lowest since statistical records began in 1966, according to a new report by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The number of people injured in hunting accidents in Texas fell from 25 in 2010 to 23 in 2011, and fatalities also declined from four to two during the same period. More important than the annual dips and peaks, however, is the long-term trend continues to track downward. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Shooting with the stars from 'Hunger Games'
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Few people have had as big an influence on the sport of archery in America as Khatuna Lorig. Recently, the Olympic medal winner helped train the lead actress of "The Hunger Games," Jennifer Lawrence, in proper archery techniques. As you will see, there was no better person for the job than Lorig. More

Turkey numbers should be fine despite drought, wildfires
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Much of their habitat went up in smoke during Texas' record-setting wildfires or wilted under severe drought conditions that spanned across most of the state, but Texas' wild turkeys might provide better hunting this spring than many hunters expect. Last year's turkey spring breeding season was a bust. Even without the more than 30,000 wildfires that erupted across the state in 2011 and destroyed 3.9 million acres, the drought was enough to bring the turkeys' nesting desires to a standstill. More
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