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Bedford County hunter kills deer on 100th birthday
An Evington man celebrated his 100th birthday by shooting his fifth deer of the hunting season.
"I don't go fast. I have to take my time," said Clyde Roberts, as he climbed into a tree stand on his farm. Roberts stopped getting in a hurry years ago. He didn't start hunting until he retired from Bedford's rubber plant at age 65.
Virginia hunter takes nontypical with freak rack
When Virginia hunter Scotty Dolan tagged this bizarre bruiser on Nov. 16, he wasn't quite sure what he had killed. Closer inspection of the downed deer revealed a velvet rack with three bulbous droptines and 20 scoreable points. At first Dolan's hunting buddies thought his field photos were a joke pulled from the internet. But when they finally met up with him, they couldn't believe what they saw.
Beretta won't move to Virginia due to Terry McAuliffe's gun-control agenda
The Washington Times
Beretta has eliminated Virginia from its short list of states to move its company because anti-gun Democrat Terry McAuliffe was elected governor. The firearms manufacturer made the decision to scratch Virginia off the list after the McAuliffe campaign fixated on restricting gun owners' rights after receiving over $1 million in campaign donations from billionaire New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
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Gun show laws clarified
During a town hall meeting earlier this month at Stuarts Draft, a resident asked legislators about restrictions that might apply to gun sales at gun shows. Some uncertainty ensued regarding what the laws actually are.
Outdoors: It's time for geese
The Daily Progress
The firearms season for deer ends this Saturday, Jan. 4, but for waterfowl hunters, there is a lot of goose hunting remaining. Albemarle County is in the Southern James Bay Population Zone, an area roughly between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and I-95 to the east, and from the Maryland border to the north down to North Carolina.
'Looks like Weimer, Germany': The viral photo out of Connecticut that's giving some gun owners chills
A now-viral photo showing a long line of Connecticut residents waiting to register their guns and ammo is circulating across the Internet — and it's sending chills down the backs of some gun owners.
America's internal checkpoints
During a routine trip from San Diego to Phoenix in 2009, Pastor Steven Anderson was stopped at an internal immigration checkpoint about 70 miles from the Mexican border. A stern-looking Border Patrol agent asked Anderson to provide proof of citizenship and requested permission to search his car.
2 tips to strengthen your defensive mind
Self-defense trainers speak often of "mindset," and how the brain is the best defensive tool we have. We all know that being aware of our surroundings helps us to identify dangers, and possibly avoid problems altogether. On the other end of the spectrum, many criminals have specifically — and successfully — targeted the clueless, the distracted and the unprepared.
Don't retreat, reload: The moms who won't give up on guns
A little more than a month after Neil Heslin's little boy was shot and killed along with 19 other first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Heslin sat before a group of Connecticut lawmakers and wondered aloud why any American needed the kind of firepower used in the killings.
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Shooting tips: 8 keys to hit more coyotes
Coyotes can be one of the toughest challenges for a rifleman. They are relatively small targets, they're constantly on the move, and their keen eyesight usually keeps them at a long range from the gun.
But, with these 8 tips, you'll hit more coyotes this winter.
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