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  • SHARE Act to be Discussed in Committee on June 14

    06/14/2017 12:18:37 PM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    ammoland ^ | 14 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    A comprehensive version of the SHARE act is to be discussed in the House Committee on Natural Resources on Wednesday, June 14. It includes the Hearing Protection Act and numerous other firearm law reforms.Versions of the Sportsman's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act has been about to be passed for years. It was introduced in 2012. It has received majority support from both parties. Similar legislation came very close to passage in 2016, passing in the Senate and the House, before being derailed in the conference committee.It is the brainchild of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).  It is an...
  • I’m a gun-owning American but I hate the NRA

    07/01/2015 9:02:57 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 78 replies
    National Post ^ | June 30, 2015 | David Fellerath
    Some time after I bought my first gun, I got a robocall from the National Rifle Association, asking me to join. After the customary “Please stay on the line. . .” from a pleasant but earnest voice, I recoiled from the barkings of an angry-sounding man: “Did I know that Barack Hussein Obama and European leaders are meeting on American soil right now, at this very moment, to plot the confiscation of my guns?” The caller continued with his insinuations of an imminent United Nations plot against America, but before I could be handed off to a live operator, I...
  • Sarah Palin Joins Sportsman Channel as Host of Original Series “Amazing America with Sarah Palin”

    12/09/2013 8:49:18 AM PST · by xzins · 73 replies
    Sportsman Channel ^ | 9 Dec 13` | Tom Caraccioli
    Former U.S. vice presidential candidate, governor, best-selling author and original “Mama Grizzly” Sarah Palin returns to series television on Sportsman Channel to host a new show – the first part of the network’s “Red, Wild & Blue America” programming plan – for the fast-growing outdoor lifestyle network. Titled “Amazing America with Sarah Palin,” the weekly series will premiere in April 2014. The announcement was made today by Gavin Harvey, CEO of Sportsman Channel. Amazing America with Sarah Palin is an anthology of stories that explore some of the most original, interesting – and sometimes inspiring – people, places and pastimes...
  • NUGENT: Be prepared for evil

    01/11/2011 8:12:24 PM PST · by pissant · 39 replies
    Wash Times ^ | 1/11/11 | Ted Nugent
    There is evil among us. Always has been, always will be. As I write this, in the past four days, a high school assistant principal in Omaha was shot and killed and the principal wounded. Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona and 19 other Americans were gunned down at a constituent meeting being held at grocery store in Tucson. Federal Judge John M. Roll, a 9-year-old girl and several others are dead. A dozen more, including Mrs. Giffords, are gravely wounded. In addition to this slaughter and the gunning down of the high school principals in Omaha, scores of other...
  • Face of Defense: Drill Instructor Enjoys Fly-fishing

    03/16/2010 6:23:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 16 replies · 417+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Lance Cpl. Rebecca A. Lamont, USMC
    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO, March 16, 2010 – He started learning the ins and outs of fly-fishing from his grandfather at age 7. Years later, he’d spend every day on the Gunnison River in Colorado. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David R. Brewer, a drill instructor at the recruit training center in San Diego, acquired a passion for fly-fishing from his grandfather while growing up in Colorado. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rebecca A. Lamont  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “My grandfather taught me everything I know about fly-fishing,” said Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David R....
  • Phelps selected USOC sportsman of the year

    01/31/2009 3:24:55 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 685+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/30/09 | AP
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP)—Another award for Michael Phelps: The record-setting swimmer was chosen the U.S. Olympic Committee’s sportsman of the year on Thursday. All-around gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin and swimmer Natalie Coughlin, who won six medals in Beijing, tied in voting for sportswoman of the year. Erin Popovich was selected paralympian of the year and the U.S. men’s volleyball team, which won a gold medal in the aftermath of the attack and killing of coach Hugh McCutcheon’s father-in-law, was team of the year.
  • Ammo Ban And Registration Proposal Getting Fresh Look

    12/15/2008 7:29:33 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 59 replies · 4,181+ views
    Happy Holidays: Now dispose of all of your ammunition! Every last round! From now on, you will be able to buy only overpriced ammunition that will be registered to you in a government database. Not yet--at least for now. A small company, Ammunition Accountability--which wants to help anti-gunners price and regulate the Second Amendment out of existence, profit at the expense of our rights, or both--has found radical anti-gun legislators in 18 states willing to introduce bills pushing such nonsense. But few anti-gun proposals are so overtly aimed at destroying the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. As we began...
  • One bird hunter accidentally shoots another

    12/19/2006 6:59:13 PM PST · by Coleus · 15 replies · 431+ views
    Star Ledger ^ | 12.03.06 | JOHN WIHBEY AND BRENDAN BERLS
    A pheasant hunter was acciden tally peppered with bird shot by a shooter from another sportsmen's party yesterday morning in Oxford Township, authorities and witnesses said. Nabhan Elsamara, 47, of Landing was hit by bird shot pellets from the gun of Frederick Flake Jr., 41, of Denville while the two were hunting in a state game preserve, according to Oxford Police Lt. Charles Lilly. Elsamara was airlifted to Morristown Memorial Hospital around 8 a.m. and released in the afternoon. He said in a phone interview he was "okay, so far," but still smarting from wounds all over: "My eyes, my...
  • Heck of a day on the Helluva Hunt trail

    10/02/2006 10:06:59 AM PDT · by SLB · 4 replies · 621+ views
    Casper Star Tribune ^ | October 02, 2006 | RENA DELBRIDGE
    DOUGLAS n- It had been a good morning in the field for Arkansas sportsman Roy McKim. He'd shot a wild turkey on his first try and was enjoying a day off from work as a dispatcher for the Arkansas Forestry Department. Then a friend from work called, excited. "He said, 'Roy, you know that hunt in Wyoming you’ve been trying to get in? They called,'" McKim recounted. He thought surely the call was a prank n- he’d been putting his Helluva Hunt application in the mail faithfully for six long years. But sure enough, this was his lucky day, and...
  • Unicorn buck makes Crestline hunter a legend

    02/16/2005 6:53:16 AM PST · by Calpernia · 14 replies · 3,478+ views
    knox county, Ohio ^ | December 5, 2004 | By Rob McCurdy, Mansfield News Journal
    Unicorn buck makes Crestline hunter a legend John Moore, 32, of Crestline shows off the unicorn buck he killed in Knox County on the opening day of gun season. "I think I missed him three years ago ... I know some people were hunting it, Moore said. "I noticed there was a cut on his leg that probably came from a crossbow. CRESTLINE -- John Moore went into the woods as just another hunter, but he emerged a star. That's what getting a unicorn deer can do for a guy. "It's pretty cool. I never knew it would go this...
  • Anti-hunters create litigation division

    12/07/2004 8:33:03 PM PST · by Calpernia · 48 replies · 2,008+ views
    Humane Society of the United States to challenge hunting via courts U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance — Dec. 3, 2004 The nation's largest anti-hunting group has launched a new legal department to challenge sportsmen in the courts. An Animal Protection Litigation section was created in the wake of the recent merger of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the Fund for Animals. Attorney Jonathan Lovvorn was selected to head the department. The organization intends to add four litigating attorneys by the end of the year. "The animal rights movement sees the courts as the easiest way to realize its...
  • The President and Barney Bush go fishing

    07/29/2004 7:44:50 AM PDT · by freeplancer · 131 replies · 6,388+ views
    The Outdoor Life Network ^ | July, 29, 2004 | freeplancer
    In the episode, "The Executive Pond", host Roland Martin joins President George W. Bush and Barney for a half hour of Bass fishing in Crawford, Texas, on the president's personally designed 10 acre pond. The episode will air on The Outdoor Life network on Friday, August 6th @ 8:00pm ET/PT.
  • T.R. Should Have Shot That Darned Cub

    12/10/2003 5:06:44 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 2 replies · 216+ views
    TheTimesRecord ^ | 12/05-10/2003 | By Bob Jorgensen
    It all started when a hunting party that included Teddy Roosevelt killed a sow bear, only to discover afterward that she had a cub. When one of the hunters raised his rifle to dispatch the orphan in order to spare the poor creature a slower death by starvation, exposure or predation, T.R. intervened, commuted the sentence, and the cub was led off, presumably to a zoo. This compassionate gesture is better known today than any of President Roosevelt's executive decisions, treaties or other accomplishments while in offlce — thanks to a toymaker. It seems the sparing of the bear cub...