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'Chicks with guns:' Some 15 million US women pack heat
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Pop quiz: Name one accessory that grandmothers, moms, girls, wealthy socialites, middle-class females and low-income women might be likely to own — and cherish — all across America. If you answered "a gun," you'd be correct. More

More Fast and Furious hearings could come as early as next month
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More Congressional hearings in the Fast and Furious case could come as early as next month. Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and committee member, Rep. Paul Gosar, were in Phoenix over the weekend, talking about the future of the controversial case, which involves the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. More

Mastering the comeback
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A flight of ducks shows interest in your decoys, but is still wary. As the birds swing downwind, their body language shows indecision. Some of the ducks seem anxious to decoy. Others want to continue on their way. This is the time for the comeback call. More

Senator's Facebook page overrun by Second Amendment supporters
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Senator Frank Lautenberg's Facebook page is filled with hundreds of wall posts complaining about everything from the senator's lack of replies to constituents requests for meetings and information, to his support for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gunban front group Mayors Against Illegal Guns, to folks questioning how he stays true to his oath of office and the Constitution in the face of his repeated attacks on the Second Amendment. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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US Olympic Trials for shotgun: skeet and double trap preview
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The action continues at the U.S. Olympic Trials for Shotgun in Kerrville. Double Trap and Skeet athletes are gearing up for their first shots at a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team. The excitement officially begins on Sept. 30. More

Questions and tips for buying a gun
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Before you buy that pretty gun, let's find out what your needs are. What do you want the pistol for? Target practice, self-defense ... or both. If it is for defense, will you use the gun for home defense, car defense, concealed carry? Do you plan to make shooting sports a regular hobby? More

Team USA selection shoot change
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The Blue Grass Open, a selection shoot for Team USA Sporting, has been canceled, and the qualifier portion has been moved to Claythorne Lodge in Columbus, Kan., on Oct. 6-9. The replacement shoot at Claythorne will be the Columbus Day Fall Classic. More

Medal of Honor winner, SEAL, announced as ITI Sniper Team
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International Training, Inc., the training division for G4S, announced the lineup of its official sniper competition team. Comprised of two members, the ITI Sniper Competition Team will be ambassadors to the military and law enforcement communities and will show how skills learned from their many courses in Texas and Virginia can benefit a trained sniper. More
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