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  • Explosive Materials Background Check Act Revealed

    05/07/2013 1:03:55 PM PDT · by Mama25 · 39 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | May 7, 2013 | Nick Leghorn
    We’ve reported on Frank Lautenberg’s knee-jerk Explosive Materials Background Check Act before, but now that the full text has been released people have begun to parse out exactly how bad this thing is. Unfortunately, since it simply re-writes existing law instead of creating new law, it’s fairly hard to understand all the moving parts. Jesse over at Predator Intelligence has a document he put together that shows how the EMBCA amends Federal law to screw over gun owners. Here’s what I take away from this . . . ■Requires those who want to use black or smokeless powder to obtain...
  • Muzzleloading Association Files Suit Against 15 State Wildlife Agencies

    08/04/2006 8:32:50 AM PDT · by girlangler · 70 replies · 2,529+ views
    The Outdoor Wire ^ | Aug. 4, 2006 | Jim Shepherd
    Actions by Advocates The North American Muzzleloading Hunting Association has filed a civil rights complaint alleging discrimination against the fish and game departments of fifteen states that do not permit the use of "sight correcting magnification" (riflescopes) during their special muzzleloader hunting seasons. According to the complaint, big game hunters in the United States are becoming older as a group. With that maturation, NAMHA holds, there is a natural deterioration of vision. Due to that accepted fact, it should be only reasonable that older hunters be provided the equipment to see more clearly. In fifteen jurisdictions across the United States,...
  • NMLRA Longhunter Begins A New Era

    02/03/2006 3:43:43 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 15 replies · 1,817+ views ^ | 2 1 06 |
    The National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association has announced the appointment of Dave Ehrig as chairman of the Longhunter Committee and the NMLRA Longhunter Muzzleloading Big Game Records Program. Since 1988, the NMLRA Longhunter Committee and staff have maintained a trophy measuring, scoring, and record-keeping program for North American big game animals taken with muzzleloading firearms. The fourth edition of The Longhunter Muzzleloading Big Game Record Book, which includes all qualifying animals taken since the programs inception, was recently released. Mr. Ehrig is well known among muzzleloading enthusiasts and others in the black powder shooting industry. Known as "Pennsylvanias Mr. Black...