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Author: More guns, still less crime
Center for Individual Freedom
"I would ask gun control advocates one question: name a single place in the entire world where murder rates fell after gun control laws were passed." That is the powerful challenge from economist Dr. John Lott, Jr., who discussed the third edition release of his tectonic book More Guns, Less Crime. Over a decade has passed since More Guns, Less Crime was released in 1998, immediately remaking the gun rights debate landscape.
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Did you miss the Peruta v. County of San Diego oral argument?
CRPA
On June 16, an en banc 11-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in Edward Peruta v. County of San Diego. The case, consolidated with Adam Richards v. County of Yolo, concerns the right of law-abiding citizens to carry a concealed firearm in public. California allows county sheriffs and police chiefs to decide what constitutes a "good cause" to issue a permit. If you missed it, you can click here to watch the video on C-SPAN.
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Veteran who lost legs in Afghanistan going cross-country on a handcycle
AOL News
Toran Gaal lost both of his legs in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving in the military, and since then he's gotten help from the Semper Fi Fund, which is an organization set up to help injured veterans almost 10 years ago. Now Gaal wants to give back and inspire others. For most of us, traveling almost 4,000 miles cross-country would be daunting. Gaal, though, is a veteran who is not like most people.
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Veteran in California reunited with stolen military items
KGO-TV
It was a terrible welcome for an Army veteran who had just moved to Oakland, California. His belongings and military memorabilia were stolen. But thanks to San Leandro police, retired Sgt. David Wallach has been made whole again.
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CRPA to host 3-Day Youth Hunter Camp
CRPA
CRPA is hosting a 3-Day Youth Hunter Camp from Aug. 14-16 where they go through hunter's education and safety to receive their California hunting license! They get to go hunting, learn to dress their catch and cook it!! It's available for ages 7-17. Don't wait ... sign your kid up today!
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Stop Obama's planned gag order on firearm-related speech
NRA Institute for Legislative Action
It's happening again — President Obama is using his imperial pen and telephone to curb your rights and bypass Congress through executive action. Even as news reports have been highlighting the gun control provisions of the Administration's "Unified Agenda" of regulatory objectives, the Obama State Department has been quietly moving ahead with a proposal that could censor online speech related to firearms.
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Warning to California hunters: Phase 1 of statewide ban on lead ammunition goes into effect July 1
CRPA
A set of laws adopted in 2013 known as "AB 711" drastically expanded California's restrictions on lead ammunition for hunters. For years it has been illegal to use centerfire rifle or pistol ammunition that has not been certified as lead-free, or to possess such ammunition along with a firearm capable of firing it, when taking certain animals within the "California condor zone." Beginning July 1, 2015, Phase 1 of AB 711 requires the use of ammunition that has been certified as non-lead by the California Department of Fish & Wildlife when taking certain wildlife.
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Placerville shooting range owner teaches ministers to use guns
KXTV-TV
For seven years, Geof Peabody — owner and instructor at Peabody's Shooting Range in Placerville — has been teaching his fellow church members how to use guns. Peabody said interest in his class has been growing among the faithful, as they feel a need to be prepared in case of an attack. The shooting at the historic AME Charleston S.C. church Wednesday that left nine dead is reinforcing that feeling, and some church members' belief, that they may need to pack a gun when they go to worship.
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Pros and cons of going prone in a gunfight
Gun Digest
The fight is on. You're shooting and you're getting shot at. The distance and terrain are such that going prone seems like a reasonable option. The $65,000-question is when is it a good time to assume this shooting position? Remember situation and terrain determine tactics.
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Legislators enjoy some outdoor fun
The Record
State Sen. Jean Fuller, D-Bakersfield, smiled with satisfaction as she fired arrows into a target shaped like a wild boar, a feat that validated her marksmanship with a bow. Fuller, who co-chairs the California Outdoor Sporting Caucus with Assembly member Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, was target practicing at the Rancho Cordova Shooting Range recently and sharing the state's outdoor traditions with politicians and their staffs, and sportsmen's organizations. But, most of all, she was having fun flinging arrows.
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3 habits tactical shooters can learn from competition shooters
Guns.com
Competition shooters: the tactical shooting community should always keep an eye on this group. Top-ranked shooters who participate in events through competitive shooting outfits have really taken the art and science of shooting to a whole new level over the last several decades. Those of us who carry guns for a living or who carry firearms for self defense ought to seek out lessons from these well qualified, goal-driven athletes.
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