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Do you use a game camera to determine your hunting spots?

All politics is local. It’s a phrase often attributed to the late Thomas ‘Tip’ O'Neill, former Speaker of the House, and it’s a phrase that gun control advocates are now taking to heart. Read More

Kroger Tells Off 'Moms Demand', Profits Go Up 21 Percent

March 27, 2015
Moms Demand Action, the highly astroturfed anti-gun organization, recently demanded that a number of retail chains ban concealed or open carried guns from their stores. While a number of retailers capitulated — Target being the most visible among them — Kroger declined to ban guns from their locations. This led to Moms Demand Action showing up at a shareholder meeting to protest the store’s decision in a very public manner. But Kroger is holding firm, as its CFO declared on CNBC. “In the fall...

Idaho Completes Cull of 19 Wolves, Seeks Funds for More

March 12, 2015
Idaho Fish and Game announced on Monday that the department has concluded a wolf cull in the state’s northern Lolo zone, ending with 19 wolves killed. The aerial cull was carried out to help mitigate the effects of wolf predation on the region’s plummeting elk population. Surveys in 1989 pegged Lolo’s elk population at 16,000 animals, but in 2010 only 2,000 remained. Officials now believe that only 1,000 elk still live along the state’s northern border with Montana. There are a number of causes...

BREAKING: ATF Halts Plans to Ban M855 “Green Tip” Ammunition

March 11, 2015
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced less than an hour ago that it has decided to hit the brakes on its proposal to ban the commercial sale and importation of a popular type of AR-15 ammunition, M855 “green tip” rounds. The news that the federal organization was backing off its new framework for determining whether certain projectiles were “armor piercing” came by way of the official ATF Twitter account. The tweet linked to a press release from the bureau’s...

PAVLICH: Common AR-15 Green Tip Ammunition Already Banned in New ATF Regulation Guide

March 7, 2015
On Friday February 13 at 4:00 pm, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms released a proposal to ban commonly used M855 "green tip" AR-15 ammunition under the guise of law enforcement safety. The same day the proposal was released, on a Friday of a three day holiday weekend, ATF opened up a shortened 30-day period for the public to submit comments about the new regulation. But it turns out, ATF has been working on a ban of AR-15 "green-tip" ammunition for quite some time and has already...

North American Deer Farmers Association Executive Director on Captive Deer Breeding

February 23, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to talk to Shawn Schafer, the executive director of the North American Deer Farmers Association. The North American Deer Farmers Association is the largest deer farming organization in the United States and is dedicated to promoting deer farming and hunting as an agricultural pursuit. They also promote the marketing and sales aspects of deer farming: venison, urine scent collection, antlers, hides, and the animals themselves, for both hunting and breeding stock....
Josh Brones

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