This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit January 15, 2015

Home   Resources   Calendar   Legislation   Store   Contacts
 



Pennsylvania city sued under new law targeting gun measures
The Associated Press via Yahoo News
Houston-based U.S. Law Shield and two members of its Pennsylvania chapter filed the lawsuit, asking the court to stop Harrisburg from enforcing various firearms ordinances. They include ordinances that ban possession of firearms in parks, allow the mayor to prohibit public possession of weapons in a declared state of emergency and require gun owners to report lost or stolen firearms to police.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




Why reload your own ammo? Accuracy
AmmoLand
The past few years have been challenging to acquire ammunition and/or related components for even the most dedicated shooters; the unprecedented demand for ammunition has been matched only by the equally extreme supply shortages. Although availability has improved, the bitterness of scarcity has led many shooters to ponder the concept of loading their own private stock of ammunition.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  SHOOT A .22 WITHOUT RIMFIRE

The new Umarex Octane pellet rifle shoots .22 caliber pellets at rimfire speeds with the ReAxis gas piston. These air rifles use the SilencAir system to reduce muzzle noise. Rimfire costs 4x as much as pellets and rimfire availability is still problematic.

See if the Octane is right for you.
 


Court dismisses rifle maker's defamation suit against gunsmith, website
Guns
A federal court dismissed a defamation suit against a gunsmith and online forum for bashing a Florida rifle maker's product online, basing the decision on issues with jurisdiction. Tactical Rifles, Inc. named California gunsmith Marc Soulie and the owner of online gun forum Sniper's Hide, Frank Galli, of Colorado, in a lawsuit in February.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




How to shoot a rifle offhand
Field & Stream
Beliefs that the new generation held as sacred are now null and void. If Capt. John Paul Jones were asked to surrender today, he would not answer, ";I have not yet begun to fight,"; but, "Let's work this out. Violence is never the answer, and all these dead bodies in the ocean are an environmental hazard."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
SilencerCo Firearm Suppressors

SilencerCo challenges the assumption that firearms must be loud. By investing in innovation, customer service, organic manufacturing, advocacy and education, we are now the market leader in sound suppressors, muzzle devices and related products. SilencerCo aims to make firearms hearing safe for all hunting and shooting applications, pledging to disrupt nothing but the status quo.
Precision in Action

Whether your needs are simple or complex, you can count on our knowledgeable staff to assist you from product development through manufacturing. From aircraft and automotive to art and communications, our state-of-the-art tool room has the capability to handle just about any project. Contact us or email us for an RFQ to find out more.
A-Bolt Composite Stalker
RECEIVER - Steel; Matte blued finish; Glass bedded; Drilled and tapped for scope mounts

BARREL – Matte blued; Free floating; Hand chambered; Target Crown

ACTION – Bolt-action; 60° bolt lift; Non-rotating bolt sleeve; Adjustable trigger; Detachable box magazine; Hinged floorplate; Top-tang safety


21st century ammunition — the PolyCase Ammunition way
AmmoLand
150 years ago hunters and shooters sat around campfires employing the time honored process of casting bullets for use during the next day’s outing. Fast forward to 2015, that casting process of old has evolved into the PolyCase Ammunition way — a proprietary, technically advanced and fully automated injection-molded process.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Next-gen Linux-powered rifle is accurate up to a mile
Extreme Tech
Two years ago, TrackingPoint made a major stir at CES with its Precision-Guided Firearm, or "Linux gun." The weapon integrated a smart scope that displayed weather conditions, wind speeds and other target information, and only fired the gun when the crosshairs were lined up properly on the target. Fast-forward to today, and the company has unveiled another milestone.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Shotgun fit: Why you're missing and don't realize it
By Irwin Greenstein
America is a nation of rifle and pistol shooters. But when the conversation turns to a well-fitting shotgun, most people wonder what the heck we're talking about. The most obvious question is, "Why do I need a shotgun that fits me?" The answer rests with the difference in targets between rifle and pistol shooting and the targets you confront with a shotgun. Rifles and pistols use a single projectile, typically on stationary targets. Shotgun loads are packed with tiny, round pellets that spread out when fired to hit fast-moving objects.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
TSRA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Keep the information flowing! Go to www.tsra.com or call 512-615-4200 and join, renew or upgrade your TSRA membership. TSRA is the NRA state affiliate, since 1919. Yours in Freedom!

Doug DuBois, Jr.
Executive Director
Texas State Rifle Association

Sign up for TSRA Legislative Alerts here.

Follow TSRA's Alice Tripp on Twitter by clicking here.


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    10 things you didn't know about Federal Premium Ammunition (American Hunter)
Bill would require most government buildings to allow concealed handguns (WOAI-FM)
How recoil spring rate affects timing (Shooting Times)
Bersa releases concealed-carry ready .380 (Gun Digest)
FN awarded $84.6 million machine gun contract (Guns)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.
 

TSRA Weekly NewsBrief
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Brie Ragland, Senior Editor, 469.420.2669   
Contribute news

This edition of the TSRA Weekly NewsBrief was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
Jan. 8, 2015
Jan. 1, 2015
Dec. 25, 2014
Dec. 23, 2014 Blast



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063