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House weighs bill to make gun permits valid across state lines
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Lawmakers are considering a House bill that would give Americans who hold permits to carry firearms in their home states the right to carry their weapons across state lines. Although many states have entered into voluntary agreements, there is no nationwide framework for honoring permits and licenses uniformly. A bipartisan bill, co-authored by Reps. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., and Heath Shuler, D-N.C., aims to change that. More



Another day, more medals for Katy's Eller
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It was another medal-winning day for the USA Shooting Team at the 2011 International Shooting Sport Federation World Clay Target Championship in Belgrade, Serbia. Leading the charge was 2008 Men's Double Trap Olympic gold medalist Sergeant Glenn Eller of Katy. More

Giambrone is US Open HOA winner
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Congratulations to L.P. Giambrone III, HOA winner of the U.S. Open, held at the Waco Skeet and Trap Club. Giambrone finished with 398, one target ahead of runner-up Carter Wehrheim and third place Craig Parsons. Lady winner was Rebecca McCumber. Other winners included Ron Hurlbert, Doubles; Kurt Grates, 12 gauge; Nick Boerboon, 20 gauge; Larry Seward, 28 gauge; and L.P. Giambrone, .410. More

Gun store owner had misgivings about ATF sting
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In the fall of 2009, ATF agents installed a secret phone line and hidden cameras in a ceiling panel and wall at Andre Howard's Lone Wolf gun store. They gave him one basic instruction: Sell guns to every illegal purchaser who walks through the door. For 15 months, Howard did as he was told. To customers with phony IDs or wads of cash he normally would have turned away, he sold pistols, rifles and semiautomatics. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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National Archery in the Schools Program announces grants
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The Easton Foundations have again partnered with the National Archery in the Schools Program to provide $300,000 in grant assistance for schools to enroll in this exciting program. Over the next few months, each of the 47 NASP states, five provinces and Washington will be allocated $6,000. More

Migration alert: Good teal opener expected in Louisiana
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Teal are arriving in south Louisiana, but not in peak numbers by any means. Some seasoned waterfowlers worried that Tropical Storm Lee would scatter teal and make for sparse hunting. Fortunately, birds did not scatter and it seems as if a current cold front up north may be pushing more teal into our area. We expect a good opening teal weekend depending in the area, with all areas seeing more birds in the next few weeks. More

Bow hunting-only ranches offer more affordable hunting
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Brushy Creek Ranch owner Pete Denney decided years ago on a simple philosophy — be a lean and mean bowhunting-only operation that keeps costs low and lets hunters hunt. That philosophy has worked, especially charging clients only a daily fee to hunt regardless of what they kill, instead of a trophy fee determined by the size of the animal. More

How to adjust adjustable triggers
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A steady position, aiming, breath control and trigger control are the four basic rifle marksmanship fundamentals. All are important; however, trigger control has the ability to wreak havoc on the other three. For years, the triggers found on most production rifles required the use of nearly two fingers to get the rifle to fire, as manufacturers were protecting themselves from liability in the event it was set off accidentally. More
 
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