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Diana shooter zeroes in on qualifying for 2012 Olympics
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Miranda Wilder of Diana is taking a key step toward participating in the Olympics. She is participating in an Olympic Trial for the U.S. National Shotgun Team at the Hill Country Shooting Center in Kerrville. This is the first of two trials, the second in March in Tucson, Ariz., for the Olympics, which begin July 27. More

Sanderson maintains pace in final for bronze
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Pistol athletes rejoice — the USA's Sergeant First Class Keith Sanderson (Colorado Springs, Colo.) claimed a spot on the podium at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Final in Wroclaw, Poland. Sanderson, who won the first Men's Rapid Fire quota this year, shot 581 match points. Teammate Emil Milev (Temple Terrace, Fla.) shot 576 match points, and both athletes found themselves in the final. More

Oklahoma lawmakers study open carry of handguns
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Lawmakers took aim at expanding gun rights in Oklahoma by allowing citizens to openly carry firearms, an issue that has become an emotionally charged one at the Capitol with differing opinions on just how far legislation should go. More

Senate considers bill that could have major impact on Gulf waterfowl habitat
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Since the Gulf Coast spill occurred, Ducks Unlimited has been urging Congress to support legislation that ensures penalties paid by the parties responsible for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill under the Clean Water Act are directed back to the Gulf Coast region. The Senate will move one step closer towards this goal when the Committee of Environment and Public Works considers the RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of 2011. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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What's the most beautiful handgun ever made?
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What's the most beautiful handgun ever made? That's an interesting question on many levels. Of course, looks are pretty personal, and what is attractive to one person might not be all that wonderful to another. Still, there are some constants. The "golden mean" has withstood the test of time, as have the works of many artists, architects and authors. More

9 ways to maintain your hunting traditions
National Shooting Sports Foundation (blog)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
At this time of year, millions of Americans feel the tug to participate in what they consider the ultimate interaction with the natural world–hunting. For many hunters, it's a time for sharing long-established traditions with family members and friends. More

Koenig helps you get the site picture
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Get your sights aligned properly, line them up with the target and, without disturbing this sight picture, pull the trigger and you'll hit the target. Easy, right? Well, we all know otherwise, but champion shooter Doug Koenig makes it easier with this video tip. More

Handgun hunting varmints
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If you want to spice up your next varmint hunt, try going after them with a belt gun. You just might find it to be addicting. More
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