Chris CoxChris Cox, the former head of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA), has resigned his position. Last week, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre placed Cox on leave and accused the man many believed to be his evenutal successor of having aided in a failed “coup” attempt against LaPierre by former NRA President Oliver North. In the announcement of Cox’s…
NEW YORK — Dick’s Sporting Goods will immediately halt sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21. Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is based just outside of Pittsburgh in a state where the first day of deer hunting season is an unofficial holiday for many families….
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that would enable holders of concealed carry licenses to legally carry in other states. It passed in the House by a 231-198 vote. The measure also contained an amendment designed to address reporting and other issues with the NICS system. The bill was a top priority of Second Amendment groups, including the…
Gun Owners of America is organizing opposition against the bill, because it believes the measure would change the way certain hunting products are regulated.
Youth Hunter Education Challenge provides young hunters additional skills in firearm handling, archery, tree-stand safety, trapping, and land navigation in simulated hunting conditions.
The author has owned and fired pistols and revolvers for decades, but still found a Minnesota concealed carry class enlightening and an opportunity to reinforce safety rules and skills.