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DC business man faces 2 years in jail for having ammo in home
VSSA
Mark Witaschek, a successful financial adviser with no criminal record, is facing two years in prison for possession of unregistered ammunition after D.C. police raided his house looking for guns. Witaschek has never had a firearm in the city, but he is being prosecuted to the full extent of the law. The trial starts on Nov. 4.
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Enthusiasts encourage more women to give hunting a shot
NPR
Women still make up only a small percentage of all hunters, but that number has increased significantly in recent years. Now, organizations like the Wyoming Women's Foundation want to encourage more growth through mentorship.
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How to unravel a blood trail
Field & Stream
Anyone can follow a good blood trail. But a drop here, a smear there, then maybe no blood at all? That takes skill. This scenario depicts the most difficult challenges you may face when tracking a wounded deer.
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Is the Obama administration the cause of gun ammunition shortages?
Forbes
The reason for the ammunition shortage should be obvious. After all, with gun sales continuing to break records all those people buying semiautomatic rifles and handguns need a lot of ammunition. Anyone who has used a semiautomatic rifle or handgun to shoot self-resetting steel targets knows that ammo always seems to be in short supply.
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Dueling ads on gun rights from NRA, Bloomberg enter Virginia campaign
The Washington Post
Dueling ads on gun rights by the National Rifle Association and a group backed by New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg have joined the onslaught of campaign advertising in Virginia's elections this year. Two new ads from the NRA's Political Victory Fund PAC have targeted the Democrats' candidate for attorney general, Sen. Mark R. Herring in his race against Sen. Mark D. Obenshain. The NRA ads link Herring to gun control, higher taxes and — Bloomberg.
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Concealed carry calibers: Pros and cons of the 9mm, .40 S&W and the .45 ACP
The Daily Caller
Probably the most commonly asked question among people looking for a defensive handgun and trying to decide which one to buy is "Which one is the best?" The truth is, there is no such thing. The best gun and caliber combination will be what appeals to and fulfills an individual's needs and capabilities and of course, budget. Here's a look at the pros and cons of three popular concealed carry calibers: 9mm, 40 S&W and .45 ACP.
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Michael Bloomberg to buy big for Terry McAuliffe
Politico
Michael Bloomberg's pro-gun-control super PAC will drop $1.1 million on ads for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final two weeks of the Virginia governor's race. The billionaire New York City mayor's money will be siphoned through Independence USA PAC into broadcast television commercials in the D.C. market, according to two sources tracking the air war.
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American Gunsmithing Institute offers 5 complete courses on AR-15
Shooting Wire
The American Gunsmithing Institute, producers of the most authoritative instructional gunsmithing DVD courses, is pleased to offer its comprehensive courses on the extremely successful AR-15 rifle, available now on five separate DVDs. Viewers will learn how to perform a proper trigger job, how to build a legal AR-15 from a kit, how to design and build an ultimate AR-15, including complete disassembly and reassembly, as well as the history, design and function behind the firearm through AGI's extensive coursework. The AR-15 is the second most prevalent rifle design in the world today, behind only the AK-47 and its derivatives.
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American Gunsmithing Institute offers 5 complete courses on AR-15
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The American Gunsmithing Institute, producers of the most authoritative instructional gunsmithing DVD courses, is pleased to offer its comprehensive courses on the extremely successful AR-15.

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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.

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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.

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My first deer: An unforgettable experience
By John McAdams
Just after first light that morning, my father tapped me on the knee and slowly motioned to our left. I looked and saw two shapes carefully moving through the mist. Looking through the scope on my rifle, I could see that the shapes were two young bucks about 50 yards away, walking warily toward the feeder in front of us, and my pulse quickened. "They’re bucks," I whispered to my father. "Pick one and go ahead and shoot him," my father responded.
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Deer hunting: 8 rut myths busted
Outdoor Life
When it comes to hunting the rut, sportsmen far and wide hang their hats on a lot of old information. But recent whitetail research allows us to re-evaluate some of these misconceptions and the new knowledge will help us hunt smarter.
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