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Bloomberg's gun safety fail
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Michael Bloomberg's Moms Demand Action gun ban group, which likes to think of itself as a "gun safety" group, has come up with a new project that appears to borrow from two well known programs, NRA's Eddie Eagle and NSSF's Project Childsafe, as well as the Brady Campaign's Ask campaign, but in the end misses the target.
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1st woman in 54 years to appear on Guns & Ammo magazine cover
VSSA
You've heard more than once I'm sure that women are the fastest growing segment of the firearms community. Guns & Ammo magazine has noticed and just made conservative talk show host Dana Loesch the first woman in 54 years to appear on the cover of its June issue.
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US Open National Youth Shooting Tournament
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The Youth Shooting Sports Federation has extended an invitation to youth clay target teams to attend the U.S. Open National Youth Clay Shooting Championships. The U.S. Open Championships include events in trap, skeet and sporting clays for youth, 12th grade and below, who are participating in organized clay target shooting programs sponsored by a school or gun club, or are part of a shooting program in state associations or youth organizations.
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The medical profession's war on gun ownership
Shall Not Be Questioned
Various medical professional organizations, lead by the American Society of Physicians, are putting out a position paper calling for more gun control.
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1-hand shooting skills
Bearing Arms
VideoBrief One of the most eye-opening experiences I've had in terms of training for handgun self-defense is the realization that square range, two-handed shooting techniques almost never comes into play in close range defensive encounters. Your support hand might be in use attempting to pull a family member behind you, block an attack, etc. Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics gives some great advice on how to work on your one-handed shooting skills.
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Skill set: What you carry
The Tactical Wire
There is no doubt that owning and shooting different type firearms is fun. But, if lives depended on it, wouldn't you be better off choosing one type firearm, spending most of your time and ammo learning how to use it efficiently and effectively?
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First look: SureFire SOCOM300 SPS Suppressor
Guns & Ammo
SureFire has introduced a new addition to its line of SOCOM Fast-Attach sound suppressors: the SOCOM300 SPS.
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First look: Beretta 692
American Hunter
Beretta is known for its high-quality over/under shotguns that flood game fields and clay ranges throughout the world. Its latest model, the 692, is a feature-laced over/under that's been modified for serious clay shooters — but it's also deadly in the field. Here are six things you need to know about the 692.
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What to look for in a home-defense handgun
Gun Digest
While plenty of ink is spilled over choosing the right revolver or pistol for concealed carry, the same is not true for home-defense handguns. But there are important design features and attributes that should be taken into consideration when searching for the right gun to defend hearth and home.
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5 qualities to look for in concealed-carry holsters
American Rifleman
Finding the right holster system for daily concealed carry can be a challenge when there are so many makes, models and materials to choose from. But a well-designed carry holster, no matter what it's made of or where it rides on the user's body, needs to be as safe and reliable as the handgun it supports. So here are a few pointers to keep in mind when selecting and testing your carry rigs.
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VSSA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Keep the information flowing! Go to www.myvssa.org and join or renew your VSSA membership. VSSA is the NRA state affiliate, since 1938. Please encourage your gun owning friends and family to join!

David Adams
Legislative Director
Virginia Shooting Sports Association

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