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House panel recommends Holder contempt citation
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Voting on strictly partisan lines, a House committee recommended that Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents relating to the botched Fast and Furious weapons sting operation. The vote ended an extraordinary daylong hearing that took place after President Barack Obama asserted executive privilege over some documents sought by the panel investigating Fast and Furious. More



Obama puts himself at center of federal gun scandal
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"There's no doubt about it now," says gun rights expert John M. Snyder. "Obama has put himself right in the middle of the Fast and Furious scandal. His invocation of executive privilege places him at the center of the situation as he seeks reelection in November." Snyder added, "Obama's move could be a crucial factor in November. The Fast and Furious scandal has upset the entire Second Amendment community." More

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Radulovich wins HOA title at Texas State Championship
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David Radulovich has won his second major championship in as many weeks, taking the HOA title at the Texas State Championship hosted by San Angelo Claybird Association. The event drew 418 competitors, including 137 Master class shooters. Runner-up was Brad Kidd, who was also the high-scoring Texas resident shooter, and Scott Robertson finished third. Janet McDougall was the Lady winner. More

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Oklahoma State looks to grow shotgun program
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With many colleges expanding their shooting sports programs, one college is planning to improve its facilities and offerings with the goal of attracting the nation's best shotgunners to its own campus — especially those who are leaving the state for better-equipped shotgun programs. Oklahoma State has declared its intentions to add a world-class Olympic-qualifying shooting sports program. More


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NSSF applauds passage of Marksmanship Training Support Act
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The National Shooting Sports Foundation hailed passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act (H.R. 3065), which will ensure that shooters and hunters have high-quality public facilities at which to participate in recreational shooting sports and to learn about firearms safety. The bill was included as Title XII of the Conservation and Economic Growth Act (H.R. 2578). More



NRA-ILA: Latest drop in US murder rate will confound critics of self-defense laws
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The FBI preliminarily reported that violent crime has dropped yet again — for the 18th time in the last 20 years. According to the report, the estimated annual number of murders dropped 1.9 percent from 2010 to 2011 which, given the increase in the U.S. population during the year, would translate into a drop of between 2.5-3 percent in the per capita rate of murders. More



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Texas water organization meets with Ducks Unlimited
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The Lower Colorado River Authority invited Ducks Unlimited to their June 19 Water Operations Committee meeting in Austin. The LCRA denied water for rice agriculture uses in the Texas Mid-Coast this year, essentially eliminating 60,000 acres of important habitat for wintering waterfowl in one of DU's highest-priority conservation regions. More



Bighorns and borders
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Stretching some 100 miles from their southern end in Mexico to the Rio Grande in West Texas, the Carmen Mountains are a mega ecosystem, a vast sky island, famous for their biodiversity, endemic and rare species, and a large contiguous land mass connecting not only desert bighorn habitat but other large mammal dispersal corridors, bird migration routes and a crucial link in the chain forming a mega ecological transboundary corridor. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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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. Keep the faith and share this email!

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Texas State Rifle Association

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