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NRA training material sales reach record high
The Shooting Wire
Through the first three quarters of 2013, the National Rifle Association's Program Materials Center has processed a record 46,000 transactions, selling 850,000 units of training materials. The Program Materials Center is the NRA's source for firearm training handbooks and videos, shooting aides, medals, program apparel and more. More than 90 percent of the center's transactions are for NRA's firearm education and training courses taught by certified instructors throughout the United States. The most sought-after materials are for NRA's pistol-based courses, predominantly NRA Basic Pistol, FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation and Basic Personal Protection in the Home.
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Alan Gura responds to Supreme Court not taking up Woollard gun carry rights case
The Washington Times
Alan Gura is disappointed the Supreme Court said that it would not take up a challenge to Maryland's "may issue" carry laws, but he is determined to get a high court ruling on the right to bear arms. "This is far from the last chance the court will have to rule," the lead attorney in Woollard v. Gallagher said in an interview. "While disappointing, cases continue to develop in lower courts and one may prove to be more attractive to the Supreme Court."
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Is SCOTUS afraid of right-to-carry debate?
The Examiner
Following the recent announcement that the Supreme Court will not hear a case challenging a state law regulating the right to bear arms, one might wonder if the nine justices are simply fearful to rule that the Second Amendment right to bear arms actually does extend beyond the home, and too bad for people who don't like that.
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Virginia gun dealers help law enforcement arrest convicted felon trying to buy gun
Guns.com
A New York man was sentenced to two years in prison recently after he plead guilty to attempting to illegally purchase a firearm at a gun show in Richmond, on July 7. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the case is "being touted as a key example of the cooperation between licensed firearm dealers and police in stopping prohibited gun sales."
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Court to hear appeal over gun buying conviction
ABC News
The Supreme Court will decide whether a Virginia man should have been convicted of being a "straw purchaser" after buying a gun instate and selling it to his uncle in Pennsylvania. The high court agreed to hear an appeal from Bruce James Abramski Jr., a former police officer. Abramski bought a Glock 19 handgun in Collinsville, in 2009 and transferred it to his uncle in Easton, Pa.
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Gabrielle Giffords group to join in Virginia races
Politico
The Gabrielle Giffords-backed group Americans for Responsible Solutions will invest heavily in the final weeks of Virginia's off-year elections and is poised to launch a campaign program targeting the statewide races for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, Politico has learned.
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How to keep your gun dog safe and healthy throughout the hunting season
Outdoor Life
With opening days for grouse, quail, pheasant and other upland birds already passed or imminent, the time for training is over — it's time for the real deal. When you head to the field to pursue birds now, it's all about staying on top of the little things because they will keep your dog safe, healthy and hunting like a pro.
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Guns in the parking lot: A delicate workplace issue
The Wall Street Journal
Across the country, employers are grappling with new laws that bring guns closer to the office.

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New gun laws in effect in Maryland and North Carolina
WTKR-TV
Right now, the Commonwealth is smack in the middle of not one, but two new gun laws.

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The mistake that's injuring Virginia hunters
WTVR-TV
Opening day of bow season for deer hunters saw three hunters go to the hospital, after falling from their tree stands.

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Guns in the parking lot: A delicate workplace issue
The Wall Street Journal
Across the country, employers are grappling with new laws that bring guns closer to the office. Starbucks Corp. made headlines recently when its chief executive asked customers to keep guns out of company cafes. His appeal thrust the company into local and nationwide debates about the role of private business and public gun laws.
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Unsettled weather affects rut activity; here's how to react
Field & Stream
The predominant theme recently was weather — of just about every sort — and how it affects your hunting plans. Typically an unsettled month, October can bring anything from 80-degree afternoons to an out-of-the-blue blizzard. Rut Reporter David Draper and his fellow Great Plains hunters got the latter recently — an early-October storm dumped more than three feet of snow across the region.
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