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TSRA Weekly Sportsman
Sept. 9, 2009  
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No Bullets, No Shooting
from NRA-ILA
All gun owners are familiar with the 17th century maxim, "Keep your powder dry.” But if we expect to be gun owners in the 21st century, we have to update that to read, “Keep your powder—and all the rest of your ammunition—at all.” That’s because politicians who want to ban guns, but who don’t have the votes in Congress and state legislatures, are trying to achieve the same effect by banning the manufacture, importation, sale and possession of as much ammunition as possible, and severely restricting the rest. More

Ruger

New Concealed Handgun Laws
from News West 9
This year's legislative session made several changes regarding concealed handgun licenses. House Bill 2730 and House Bill 2664 concern CHL policies and the authority of DPS to enforce those policies. More

In Texas, Police Worried About Losing Gun Permit Notification
from the Examiner
The Houston Chronicle is reporting that "a small change in concealed handgun laws has created safety concerns among Houston police officers who work the streets." The change is that "the new law removes the penalty for failing to show a police officer a concealed handgun license when stopped by an officer who asks for identification." Before the change, anyone who failed to notify a police officer they had a CHL could lose their license for a year. More

Gun Owners Deceived by Obama, as Holder Reveals Gun Attack Plan
from The Law Enforcement Examiner
As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama deliberately and repeatedly lied to America's 90 million gun owners across the country when he insisted that he would not try to take away anyone's firearms, officials from the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said in a statement released to the National Association of Chiefs of Police. More

Dove Season Looks Bountiful
from the San Angelo Standard-Times
When dove hunting season opened in the north and central zones of the Lone Star State, Texas Parks & Wildlife officials estimated fall dove populations in excess of 40 million birds. “Hunting season opened here Sept. 1, and doves were everywhere for several days giving hunters outstanding opportunities to bag their limit of birds,” said Steven Hoelscher, who owns and operates White Wings Galore Dove Hunts from his farm on Country Club Road, south of town and west of Wall, 10 miles southeast of San Angelo. More

Mentors for Young Key to Hunting's Future
from the Roanoke Times
When it comes to the importance of passing along their tradition, hunters talk a good game. If only we could be as successful with our actions. Proof is in the numbers. If we were more effective at recruiting and retention, hunter numbers wouldn't be sliding as steadily as they have during the past two decades. The drop hasn't been particularly massive from one year to the next. Rather, it's a slow degradation caused by a simple factor: Attrition. More




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