TSRA Weekly Sportsman
June 3, 2009

Obama's Court Pick Keeps Gun Stocks Soaring
from MSN Money
President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter heralds yet another victory for gun-makers. While most investors have been rightly focused on the crisis in the markets and economy lately, some Americans have been focusing on other political issues, namely the Second Amendment. More

Bad on Guns
from Human Events
President Obama’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, 2nd Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor, owes the American people an explanation on her view of the Second Amendment. Sotomayor shouldn’t be allowed to skirt the Second Amendment issue, because she cosigned a decision in a case earlier this year that exhibited a dismissive and hostile view of the right to bear arms. More

Sotomayor's Gun Control Positions Could Prompt Backlash
from FOX News
Judge Sonia Sotomayor could walk into a firestorm on Capitol Hill over her stance on gun rights, with conservatives beginning to question some controversial positions she's taken over the past several years on the Second Amendment. More

Students Seek Right to Carry Weapons
from The Associated Press via the Boston Globe
Colleges nationwide have unconstitutionally barred students from handing out literature, protesting, and gathering in support of the right to carry weapons on campus, students and an advocacy group say. More

Texas Commission Approves Public Hunting on 44 State Park Sites
from Buckmasters
Nearly half of the sites in the Texas State Parks system will conduct public hunts during the 2009-2010 hunting season. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved scheduled hunts on 44 state park units at its May 28 public hearing. Most of the state parks approved for public hunting will be offered through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s computer drawings for a variety of game and hunting options, including new youth opportunities. Selected hunting opportunities on state parks comprise 1,676 hunt positions, including 253 for youth, out of nearly 5,000 total positions available in this year’s special drawings for hunts on public lands in Texas. More

The 2009 Golden Bullseye Awards
from American Rifleman
When the editors of American Rifleman met to sift through the past year's coverage of firearms, optics and accessories, they were once again faced with the difficult task of selecting the industry's best products for the purpose of awarding them the NRA Publications Division's highest honor: the Golden Bullseye. More