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Washington Post 'more guns equal more crime' blog post misses important facts
VSSA
Christopher Ingraham of The Washington Post's Wonkblog recently had a post reporting on a September piece by Stanford law professor John Donohue and his colleagues that purports to discredit Dr. John Lott's work, "More Guns Less Crime." That in and of itself is not new. A number of anti-rights academics have sought to show Lott's work is flawed since it was first published. According to Wonkblog, Donohue has added another decade of data to support their thesis.
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Will General Assembly allow study of 'bait hunting' for deer?
VSSA
The Washington Post had a recent article about the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors backing legislation that would ask the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to study the use of "bait" to hunt deer.
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Leno cancels appearance due to gun control bullies
Bearing Arms
Jay Leno is one of the most successful comedians of our generation, and a tireless supporter of our military veterans. He has a big heart, and does a lot of charity work. In general, most people like him. That is why many people became highly annoyed when gun control bullies targeted him because he was going to be headlining the State of the Industry Dinner at the 2015 SHOT Show in Las Vegas in January. Leno recently caved to their relentless bullying.
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Win a signed copy of Top Shot Chris Cheng's new book Shoot to Win
NRAblog.com
It's safe to say that most of the shooting world is familiar with Chris Cheng, the tech geek who took a few weeks off from Google to blaze through and win Season 4 of History Channel's Top Shot. That's all the inspiration he needed to say goodbye to Silicon Valley and hit the professional shooting circuit.
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Trijicon HD sights
Gun Nuts Media
The subject of pistol sights isn't usually considered to be one of the sexier topics for shooting related discussion, but when you try to develop your ability to put a bullet on target on demand with precision, you start to realize the importance of having the right sights. Given that each of us is functioning with unique equipment and very different levels of skill and experience it's really not surprising that what is considered "right" differs from one shooter to the next.
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Cops cuff, detain Virginia man for having legal guns
WND
A court case is developing in Virginia after a man was ordered at gunpoint to the ground, handcuffed, taken to a police station and detained — all for carrying two guns he owns. Legally. A complaint has been filed in U.S. District Court in Richmond on behalf of Brandon Howard over "the unlawful arrest and detention" in violation of the First, Second, Fourth and 14th Amendments.
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21 states want a court to overturn Maryland's post-Sandy Hook assault weapons ban
The Washington Post
Nearly two dozen states are supporting a legal effort to overturn the assault weapons ban passed in Maryland in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. The law, signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in May 2013, is among the nation's strictest gun-control measures, banning magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition and most semi-automatic rifles, while also mandating fingerprinting and training for some new gun buyers. Violation of the law carries a maximum penalty of three years in prison, a $5,000 fine or both.
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Utah's concealed carry permits popular around US
The Associated Press via WVIR-TV
Tens of thousands of gun owners from around the country are taking advantage of Utah's concealed firearm permits each year — often taking a required class given by instructors licensed by Utah but who live in other states. About two-thirds of the nearly 577,000 permits Utah has issued in the last two decades have gone to residents from other states. More than 81,000 out-of-staters obtained permits from Utah in fiscal year 2014, accounting for 80 percent of the cards issued, shows a new state report.
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Understanding the tactical reload
American Rifleman
The tac load is an essential skill for defensive shooters, but it is equally important to know when to use as it is how to use it. Let's begin by clarifying terms as they relate to the defensive shooter. A "speed load" is accomplished when the pistol is empty and must be quickly reloaded in order to stay in the fight. A "tactical reload," also called "tac load," is appropriate when the shooter wants to top his gun off with a full supply of ammunition. This is true regardless of whether the defensive shooter is using a revolver or an auto.
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Drawing a handgun in a vehicle
Gun Digest
VideoBrief When it comes to personal defense of any kind, there is always a need to expect the unexpected. Danger never announces itself. In fact, it has the deadly tendency of catching people completely off guard. This even goes for those of us who concealed carry. One such example is the topic of the National Shooting Sports Foundation video — drawing a handgun in a vehicle.
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Thoughts on dry fire practice
Gun Digest
Dry fire should be an important part of any firearms training, but are shooters getting all they can out of the practice? Grant Cunningham suggests there is a more productive way to get the most out of pulling the trigger sans ammo.
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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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1,000 yard quick-scope proves that Jerry Miculek is a 'Call Of Duty' master
Bearing Arms
VideoBrief Jerry Miculek can do things that we only thought possible in the realm of video games, including "quick-scoping" a target 1,000 yards away in just over two seconds.
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