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Bighorn sheep transported to new home via helicopter
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Twenty sheep were placed in a new home Jan. 15 and flown part of the way by a helicopter. The Foundation for North American Wild Sheep transplanted 20 bighorn sheep from an area south of Zion National Park to east of Kanab, using a helicopter to move the sheep. The sheep were taken from the southern-most location to a staging area near Hurricane, Utah, via helicopter, where biologists conducted health tests on the sheep before moving them by trailer to their final destination. More



Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package
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Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. More

What makes a gun an assault rifle?
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VideoBrief President Barack Obama announced support for a new ban on military-style assault weapons, further frustrating critics who say the term itself is misleading and based on cosmetics — not carnage or crime. "The number one myth is these are machine guns. They're not machine guns. They're semi-auto, meaning I pull the trigger one time, I get one bullet," said Jeff Serdy of AJI Sporting Goods near Phoenix. More



Obama using gun issue to advance health law
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President Barack Obama is using the national debate over gun violence to push for further action on his health care law, including insisting on the kind of mental health coverage states must provide under their Medicaid programs. Obama, unveiling his gun proposals barely a month after the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., will make it clear that his health law, known as the Affordable Care Act, allows doctors to ask patients whether they have guns in their homes and will tell them they are able to report any threats of violence they hear to police. More

Ranchers: Feds' plan kills bighorns
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The federal government is failing to protect Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep from habitat destruction and predators, domestic sheep ranchers claim in Federal Court. Nevada-based F.I.M Corp. and its owners Fred Fulstone, Marianne Leinassar and Kristofor Leinassar sued the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Agriculture, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and their top national and regional officials, under the Endangered Species Act and Administrative Procedures Act. More

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How to zero a rifle in 5 steps
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It doesn't matter whether you're going hunting or planning a fun day at the range; you want to hit what you're aiming at, so the first step is to make sure your rifle is properly zeroed. More

SHOT Show opening marks 35 years
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Nearly 60,000 industry professionals will attend the highly anticipated 35th anniversary of the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) at the Sands Expo and Convention Center Jan. 15-18. Owned and sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the SHOT Show is the largest trade show of its kind in the world and provides a first look at new products and services used for target shooting, hunting, outdoor and law enforcement purposes. Though the show is open to the trade only and not to the public, consumers will see the new products unveiled here on retailers’ shelves during the course of the year. More



Spot and stalk coyotes now
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Mark Kayser, a Grand View Outdoors contributor, writes: "I can hear it now. 'You can't spot and stalk coyotes.' You absolutely can, but it takes the right conditions and an intimate knowledge of coyote hotspots. Many of you already know of coyote hotspots because you've been hunting a property or properties over and over again." More

Texas legislator proposes unique bill
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State Rep. Steve Toth from Texas has announced his plans to file the Firearms Protection Act. The act would make any federal laws that may be passed by Congress or the President through executive order regarding the ban of semi-automatic weapons or high capacity magazines illegal in the state of Texas. The act would also call for felony criminal charges to be filed against any federal official that attempts to enforce any new gun control legislation. Rep. Toth stated that an attempt to enforce a federal gun ban would result in a $50,000 fine and up to five years in prison. More

The best deep-woods deer cartridges
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What deer cartridges work in the deep woods? Actually, all of them. A .300 WSM will kill a deer in the deep woods just as easy as it will across your neighbor's big cornfield. Is it the most perfectly suited cartridge to the task? Not so. You see, most .300 WSM rifles are moderately heavy, long-barreled bolt-actions. They're perfectly suited to hunting a diverse countryside, but in the deep woods, you don't need all that reach, muzzle blast or recoil. More


 

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