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work well for the first timers as they get instant feed back on their point of aim. Balloons, clay pigeons tin cans and paper targets round out the selection. The braver ones moved up to 9mm, 40 S&W or 38 Special before it was time to put up the tents.

Take a New Person Shooting JUL 18, 2011 07:11P.M. Take a New Person Shooting By Greg Trojan

Sunday morning after my daughter took her friends out berry picking we continued with a review of the safety rules and the addition of rifles in the mix. Five of our new shooters took to the AR15 like they were in the Corp. until we ran out of .223. Throughout our time shooting, a lot of questions were asked about the different types of guns and ammo along with discussions on who can carry and why they should were covered. I think everyone went away with a lot less fear of those scary guns, a better understanding of the 2nd and all had some fun. Hopefully seven more have been converted to supporters and will remember their experience the next time they encounter the anti’s baloney. About: Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL). VCDL is an all-volunteer, non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to defending the human rights of all Virginians. The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is a fundamental human right. Visit: www.vcdl.org

Virginia Citizens Defense League Covington VA --(Ammoland.com)- So many people do not have easy access to a place to shoot that you could almost think there was some plan to make it that way, oh wait.

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Our second 4th of July learn to shoot turned into a two day event by combining a camp out with shooting ( a few first time campers also).

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Pennsylvania Game Commission To Host Annual Waterfowl Briefing

This weekend five women and two men 17 to mid 50′s came out to my backyard range to give it a try, none of them are regular shooters and some had not touched a gun in 30 plus years. After the safety rules are covered along with some history about the British confiscating arms in 1775 Boston Mass, our shooters got a short lesson on the different type of guns they would be firing. The whole event is kept low key and easy going, with my daughter and I doing most of the reloading so our new shooters can just concentrate on having fun.

JUL 18, 2011 03:34P.M. Pennsylvania Game Commission To Host Annual Waterfowl Briefing

Everyone started out with a 22 auto or revolver Saturday evening and even the one woman that did not think she would be able to hold a gun was putting rounds on target before long. We use a mix of targets to keep it interesting and the “Shoot NC” targets

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their mandatory federal duck stamp. The annual brochure also will be posted on the Game Commission’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us). Tags: Bird Watching, Conservation News, Duck Hunting, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Game Commission

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Max Michel Captures 2nd Place Overall In Open Pro Division At 2011 Pro-Am Championship JUL 18, 2011 03:28P.M. Pennsylvania Game Commission

Revision Shooter Max Michel Captures Second Place Overall In Open Pro Division At 2011 Pro-Am Championship

HARRISBURG, PA --(Ammoland.com)- Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, Aug. 5, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed preliminary federal frameworks for the 2011-12 waterfowl hunting seasons. The briefing will begin at 1 p.m., at Presque Isle State Park, Picnic Shelter # 2, near the Waterworks. In addition to reviewing frameworks established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for upcoming waterfowl and migratory bird seasons, Game Commission staff will provide updates on current and planned research and management programs, as well as past hunting results.

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Public comments will be accepted at the meeting; or by sending a letter to: Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Management, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797; or via e-mail through waterfowlcomments@state.pa.us. Based on public comments, Game Commission staff will prepare and present recommended waterfowl and migratory bird seasons, bag limits and related criteria to the USFWS for final approval. All migratory bird hunting seasons and bag limits must conform to frameworks set by the USFWS. States select their hunting seasons within these established frameworks. Revision Eyewear Early migratory bird hunting seasons – including September Canada goose, mourning dove, American woodcock and webless species – will be announced in late July.

Essex Junction, VT --(Ammoland.com)- Max Michel, champion shooter for Revision, captured Second Place Overall in the Open Pro Division at the 2011 Pro-Am Championship, held at the Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, FL July 15-17, 2011.

By mid-August, when the final selections are made, the Game Commission will issue a news release on the remaining hunting seasons for migratory birds. The agency also will print and distribute the annual brochure outlining the seasons and bag limits for waterfowl and migratory bird seasons to U.S. Post Offices, where hunters may purchase

Michel won five of the eight “skins” and shot down a total of 240 targets, just shy of the 247 targets shot down to win the competition. This is Michel’s second consecutive year placing Second Place Overall in the

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Open Pro Division. Over 350 competitors turned out to compete in the extreme Florida heat. AMMOLAND.COM SHOOTING SPORTS NEWS “Shooting an all steel match, I knew my Revision Sawfly Military Eyewear System would be the perfect choice for this event,” commented Michel.

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“Not only was I able to switch through various color lenses quickly with the lighting changes, but I was also the most protected shooter on the range!”

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Michel will next be competing in the 2011 Area 3 Championship, held at the Heartland Public Shooting Park in Grand Island, NE August 11th – 14th, 2011.

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ABOUT MAX MICHEL In 2010, world champion shooter Max Michel joined forces with Revision in a partnership founded on mutual performance excellence. At age 29 Max Michel is a legend in the world of competitive shooting. A three-time World Speed Shooting Champion, five-time USPSA National Champion, three-time US National Steel Champion and 2010 US IPSC National Champion, Max is a dominant force in the pistol shooting sports. Born and raised in New Orleans, Max joined the famed U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) Action Pistol Team in 1999 where he served for 10 years as an Army shooter and trainer. Today, Max is recognized worldwide as a top tier athlete in the practical shooting sports and Revision is proud to be Max’s eyepro brand of choice – both on and off the range.

Radio Free ARFCOM Honeoye Falls, NY -(Ammoland.com)- Radio Free ARFCOM is AR15.com’s bi-weekly live Internet radio show.

• Follow Max Michel on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Max_Michel.

Hosted by John Gold, the show features the latest in 2nd Amendment news and the newest products from the best the firearms industry has to offer.

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Many of the manufacturers featured on the show bring prizes for the listeners so it is a great opportunity for you to learn and win.

ABOUT REVISION Revision develops and delivers purpose-built protective equipment for military use worldwide. The company, which began with eyewear, has expanded to face and head protection and continues to develop their capabilities for integrated, performance-enhancing soldier systems. To that end, Revision brings the most advanced expertise, state-of-the-art facilities and finest technical minds. Clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organization, the Swiss Federal Department of Defence and the UK Ministry of Defence. Privately owned and ISO 9001:2008 certified, Revision’s operational headquarters is located in Essex Junction, Vermont, USA, with additional offices in the Netherlands and Canada. For more information, visit www.revisionmilitary.com, write info@revisionmilitary.com, or call +1 252-288-5805.

Radio Free ARFCOM is on alternating Wednesday evenings 7:55PM EDT. Our latest broadcast on June 29th included: • Roger Wang from Battle Arms Development with all the latest and greatest from BAD. • David Beigel from CMC Triggers let’s you know what a custom trigger can do for you and your AR. • James Morris the author of the first ever book written about 3-Gun shooting.

Become a fan of Revision on Facebook. For every 50 new fans, Revision proudly donates one set of eyewear to deployed troops.

• Don’t miss out on the free stuff!! Next show is July 20th. Listen. Learn. Win.

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NRA Delivers Remarks at U.N. Concerning Proposed Arms Trade Treaty

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Read More on these topics: • Obama Giving Control of Internet to Gun Hating United Nations • How The United Nations Endangers Your Firearm Freedom • Obama Giving Control of Internet to Gun Hating United Nations About: Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit: www.nra.org

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Interview with NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox at the United Nations

Tags: Chris Cox, Gun Bans, IANSA, International Action Network on Small Arms, NRA, United Nations, United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

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Challenge for Children’s Paintball Game Raised More Than $20,000

Interview with NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox at the United Nations

JUL 18, 2011 01:13P.M. Challenge for Children’s Paintball Game Raised More Than $20,000

NRA News Fairfax, VA --(Ammoland.com)- NRA-News is a valued partner that continues to cover breaking gun rights news with a new and improved short video format in the “NRA News Minute” videos. To view the current firearms or gun rights news video, please click above: Challenge for Children’s Paintball Game Raised More Than $20,000 Ginny Simone talk to NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox following Wayne LaPierre’s presentation before the Third Preparatory Committee Meeting for the UN Arms Trade Treaty – For more information, visit

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RAP4 San Jose, CA --(Ammoland.com)- Real Action Paintball would like to congratulate MN Pro Paintball on a job very well done with their Challenge for Children’s Big Game on June 12th! A lot of sick kids will get a lot of great medical attention thanks to the generosity of Twin Cities players, event sponsors, and the hard work of the MN Pro Paintball staff and volunteers

The donations are all in now, and the charity game raised $20,037.36 for Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota. A lot of sick kids will get a lot of great medical attention thanks to the generosity of Twin Cities players, event sponsors, and the hard work of the MN Pro Paintball staff and volunteers!

Real Action Paintball – As Real as it Gets! About: RAP4 is recognized as a leader in compressed air-powered marking technology, with patented innovations for military and law enforcement tools and industry-leading paintball sport equipment. Headquartered in San Jose, California, RAP4 has distributors across America and around the world. Trained staff members are available by phone or in person for consultations, and to troubleshoot or train your personnel on use of their equipment. visit www.rap4lesslethal.com

RAP4 is proud to sponsor this event, joining some top paintball industry names alongside important local businesses. A veritable Christmas Day of prizes and goodies greeted the players as they registered for this epic game, and through special drawings and raffles many lucky players went home with hot new gear – including the RAP4 Land Warrior Wireless Camera system, with which to record all the action of future big games! This outstanding event was orchestrated by MN Pro Paintball, a premier facility in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Their scenario pit teams from Minneapolis against those from St. Paul in a post-apocalyptic scramble to capture resources following a flood of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers. Minneapolis triumphed by a wide margin, trumping St. Paul by 18,000 points (24% of total points).

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DeMint Stands Ready To Defend Against UN Gun Ban Treaty

The donations came in early, and lasted until after the event, with players chipping in a few extra dollars to help Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota and a few awesome patrons writing checks for big money. All in, they made the 3rd annual Challenge for Children’s Big Game the most successful event yet! MN Pro Paintball has raised, after these three events, an outstanding $50,000 for Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota!

JUL 18, 2011 12:59P.M. DeMint Stands Ready To Defend Against UN Gun Ban Treaty

They did it with the help of the paintball community, and unwavering local support. RAP4 is proud to sponsor their event, and looks forward to a fantastic 4th Annual Challenge for Children’s on May 20, 2012! For more information on the Challenge for Children’s big games: www.challengeforchildrens.com

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UN Small Arms Treaty is seen by many of those same voices as a solution. But with our own ATF creating the problem and our Justice Department signing off on it…is there really a problem, other than our own out-ofcontrol bureaucracy? In signing our pledge, Senator DeMint has solidified his position and declared that international powers cannot and must not dictate our legislative process. He is truly a champion for gun owners to get behind. But, like I said, my goal is for 32 more. For that to happen, I need your help. I need to increase the pressure on Senators we have our eyes on. It’s a big fight on an international stage. DeMint stands against UN gun ban I can’t do it alone. For Freedom, Dudley Brown Executive Director About: The National Association for Gun Rights is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, single-purpose citizens’ organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the Constitutionally protected right-to-keep-and-bear-arms through an aggressive program designed to mobilize public opposition to anti-gun legislation. The National Association for Gun Rights’ mailing address is P.O 7002, Fredericksburg, VA 22404. They can be contacted toll-free at 1-877-405-4570. Its web address is www.NationalGunRights.org Editorial Disclaimer: The opinions and views expressed above do not necessarily reflect those of the staff, AmmoLand Shooting Sports News, or other sponsors and partners. See the Editorial-Review Process for more details.

National Association for Gun Rights Colorado -–(Ammoland.com)- As you know, the National Association for Gun Rights is committed to stopping the disastrous UN Small Arms Treaty dead in its tracks.

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All we need is 34 “no” votes in the Senate. Well, make that 32, now. After Senator Rand Paul became the first to sign our American Firearm Sovereignty Pledge, another patriot and champion of gun rights did as well. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), a long time ally of gun rights, has signed the American Firearm Sovereignty Pledge, making it very clear that he will do everything in his power to stop any attempt to subvert your Second Amendment rights by the United Nations. With the ATF conspiring to create violence along our border, international bodies are crying about US gun laws being too “lax.” The

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“We appreciate the Ministry taking the time for a complete and intensive testing process in making this decision. SIG SAUER is grateful to have been selected, and we look forward to proudly serving with the Netherland National Police.”

Dutch Ministry of Security & Justice Selects SIG SAUER Pistols

The SIG SAUER P250 DC in 9mm, offers a unique trigger and firecontrol system that can be removed from the pistol as a single unit. This allows armorers to drop the unit into any size grip frame and use any length of barrel for a mission-specific custom fit. For agencies with a large and diverse population of users, this adaptability is a cost-effective method of ensuring proper ergonomic fit for all shooters.

JUL 18, 2011 12:48P.M. Dutch Ministry of Security & Justice Selects SIG SAUER Pistols

In addition to duty pistols, the multi-million dollar contract will require SIG SAUER to provide training pistols, “blue” instruction pistols, Simunition-adapted pistols and cut-away pistols. Become a fan of SIG SAUER on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SigSauerInc. About SIG SAUER SIG SAUER GmbH . is a member of a worldwide business group of firearms manufacturers that includes SIG SAUER, Inc. , Blaser GmbH in Germany and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland. This global network of companies gives SIG SAUER® a world-class firearms knowledge base, unparalleled design expertise, and extensive manufacturing capacity, enabling the company to respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and the needs of its military, law enforcement, and commercial markets worldwide. The SIG SAUER Defence Group is ISO 9001: 2008 certified company with over 675 employees. For more information on SIG SAUER®, any of its products, or the SIG SAUER Academy®, log on to www.sigsauer.com.

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Big Wins for the Gun Lobby In House Spending Votes

Eckernfoerde, Germany --(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER GmbH., the leading manufacturer of commercial, law enforcement and military firearms, has been selected as the official duty pistol provider of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice.

JUL 18, 2011 12:39P.M. Big Wins for the Gun Lobby In House Spending Votes

The SIG SAUER Model P250 will replace the stock of Walther P5s and GLOCK 17s currently in use by the Netherland police. Approximately 42,000 PPNL variants will be delivered between 2011 and 2013. This contract marks the first time in 25 years that the Netherland police service has chosen a new sidearm. The P250 was selected over offerings from Walther, Heckler & Koch, and Beretta. “After two years of exhaustive testing, we are gratified to see the P250 selected as the weapon of choice,” said Managing Director, Dr. Andreas Wende, SIG SAUER GmbH.

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Anti-gun Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) was not so successful with her amendment to authorize the Attorney General to prohibit the possession of firearms by anyone whose name appears on the FBI’s secretive terrorist watchlist. Her proposal failed by a vote of 27-18, indicating that a majority on the committee understands the many problems with this idea. Chief among those is that 95 percent of people on the watchlist are already prohibited from possessing firearms in the U.S. because they are not citizens or legal residents of the United States. In March, a similar amendment pushed by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was rejected by the House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 21-11. Joining Lowey in defeat was Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), whose amendment to gut the law that limits BATFE firearm trace data to law enforcement agencies failed by a vote of 27-20. Schiff alleged that the law —the Tiahrt Amendment, hated by gun control groups— had impeded the congressional investigation of BATFE’s “Fast and Furious” debacle. However, members of Congress leading that investigation disagreed. In a letterto House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform, and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said, “the Tiahrt provision has not impeded our investigation. The provision has not been cited by anyone from whom we have sought information as a reason to deny our requests.”

National Rifle Association FAIRFAX, Va. --(Ammoland.com)- This week, the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee approved amendments blocking the use of federal funds to implement two controversial schemes by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and it rejected amendments proposing two of gun control groups’ other top priorities. In addition, the full House adopted a provision protecting gun possession on Army Corps of Engineers land.

Next, in a Thurs. July 14 voice vote on the House floor, the House adopted an amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations bill (H.R. 2354—which passed the House on July 15) prohibiting expenditures to enforce the Army Corps of Engineers regulation that bans gun possession on the 11 million acres of land and water the Corps manages. The amendment, sponsored by Reps. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) and Jason Altmire (D-Pa.) will enhance self-defense rights for law-abiding Americans who hunt, camp and fish on Corps property. (Rep. Gibbs, joined by the other lawmakers, has previously sponsored H.R. 1865, the “Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act,” to overturn the Corps’ anti-gun rule.)

First, on Wed. July 13, by a vote of 25 to 16, the committee approved Rep. Denny Rehberg’s (R-Mont.) amendment to the 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies appropriations bill, prohibiting the BATFE from requiring firearm dealers in states bordering Mexico to file reports on certain rifle sales. The Justice Department had announced earlier in the week that the BATFE would soon begin requiring dealers to file the reports on individuals who buy two or more detachable-magazine semi-automatic rifles larger than .22 caliber within a period of five business days.

Commenting on the amendment, Rep. Altmire noted, “It is important for sportsmen to be able to defend themselves while they legally hunt and fish on property that the Corps owns and operates, much of which is in rural areas without adequate law enforcement.”

“For more than a decade, efforts to track rifle purchases and create a national gun registry have failed to gain support in Congress, so the ATF is working to implement these regulations using rules written by unelected bureaucrats,” Rep. Rehberg said. “I’m going to keep this government accountable to the people.”

Though none of these votes settle the respective issues —the pro-gun amendments will still have to pass the Senate, and more anti-gun amendments are always possible— all are setbacks for gun control supporters who had been encouraged by talk of the Obama administration planning to bypass Congress and implement a variety of gun control schemes “under the radar.” The Brady Campaign also hoped the rifle sales reports requirement would be followed by a new “assault weapon” ban and a law prohibiting private sales of firearms, the latter of which President Obama alluded to in March. As all of these issues move through the legislative process, we’ll keep you informed of new developments; in the meantime, if your U.S. Representative voted to support gun owners’ rights on these votes, please be sure to say “Thank

By a vote of 28-19, the committee also approved Rep. John Carter’s (RTexas) amendment to stop BATFE from prohibiting the importation of shotguns that have one or more various features disliked by the BATFE, most of which are common to firearms used for protection or sport. Such features include adjustable stocks and extended magazine tubes. Rep. Carter, like Rep. Rehberg, is a member of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, and believes that “federal gun regulations often create burdens for law-abiding citizens and infringe upon constitutional rights provided by the Second Amendment.”

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shall be entitled to transport a firearm for any lawful purpose from any place where he may lawfully possess and carry such firearm to any other place where he may lawfully possess and carry such firearm if, during such transportation the firearm is unloaded, and neither the firearm nor any ammunition being transported is readily accessible or is directly accessible from the passenger compartment of such transporting vehicle: Provided, that in the case of a vehicle without a compartment separate from the driver’s compartment the firearm or ammunition shall be contained in a locked container other than the glove compartment or console.”

You can call your U.S. Representative at (202) 225-3121, or you can use the “Write Your Representatives” tool at www.NRAILA.org to find contact information. About: Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit: www.nra.org

This means that you can travel with your gun, even through states that don’t allow their citizens to protect themselves, or that do not yet have reciprocal agreements with Michigan, as long as it is legal at both ends of your trip, and you are lawfully in possession of it.

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You don’t mention which states you are traveling through or visiting. If you are traveling in states that have concealed pistol reciprocity with Michigan, you must abide by the specifics of concealed pistol in each state that you visit. As the saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Reciprocity just means that the other state recognizes your CPL as a license in their state. But, the details of concealed carry vary widely from state to state. So, you must research the laws in each state that you intend to visit and be sure to comply.

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The Legal Ramifications Of Traveling With My Pistol JUL 18, 2011 11:22A.M. The Legal Ramifications Of Traveling With My Pistol

Even if you are traveling through a state that outlaws self-defense with firearms, such as Illinois, you are allowed to do so by the above federal statute. But, you need to lock it up, either in your trunk, or a locked gun case if you have a van or SUV. And, you must lock up your ammo separately. The best advice is to put such locked cases as far from the driver as possible. Also, it is generally accepted that the storage space behind the tilting bench seat of a traditional two-door pickup truck is inaccessible to the driver. Review – Michigan’s Handgun Registration Law Applicable only to individuals who are licensed to carry a concealed pistol in Michigan. Public Acts 194, 195, and 196 were passed in Jan 2008. The primary change was to MCL 28.422a:

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“…(2) If an individual licensed under section 5b purchases or otherwise acquires a pistol, the seller shall complete a record in quadruplicate on a form (RI-060) provided by the department of state police. The record shall include the purchaser’s concealed weapon license number. The purchaser shall sign the record. The seller may retain 1 copy of the record. The purchaser shall receive 3 copies of the record and forward 2 copies to the police department of the city, village, or township in which the purchaser resides, or, if the purchaser does not reside in a city, village, or township having a police department, to the county sheriff, within 10 days following the purchase or acquisition. The

Michigan - -(Ammoland.com)- - Q: I am a Michigan CPL holder planning vacation travel by car, and I am planning to bring my pistol along for safety. What are the legal ramifications of traveling with my pistol? A: According to the US Code, (Title 18, Part I, Chapter 44, Section 926A) “Notwithstanding any other provision of any law or any rule or regulation of a State or any political subdivision thereof, any person who is not otherwise prohibited by this chapter from transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm

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return of the copies to the police department or county sheriff may be made in person or may be made by first-class mail or certified mail sent within the 10-day period to the proper address of the police department or county sheriff. A purchaser who fails to comply with the requirements of this subsection is responsible for a state civil infraction and may be fined not more than $250.00. If a purchaser is found responsible for a state civil infraction under this subsection, the court shall notify the department of state police and the concealed weapon licensing board that issued the license of that determination.

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Sen. Chuck Grassley on the ATF Fast and Furious Scandal

(3) Within 48 hours after receiving the record copies returned under subsection (2), the police department or county sheriff shall forward 1 copy of the record to the department of state police. The police department or county sheriff shall retain the other copy of the record as an official record for not less than 6 years. Within 10 days after receiving the record copies returned under subsection (2), the police department or county sheriff shall electronically enter the information into the pistol entry database as required by the department of state police if it has the ability to electronically enter that information. If the police department or county sheriff does not have that ability, the police department or county sheriff shall provide that information to the department of state police in a manner otherwise required by the department of state police. Any police department or county sheriff that provided pistol descriptions to the department of state police under former section 9 of this act shall continue to provide pistol descriptions to the department of state police under this subsection. The purchaser has the right to obtain a copy of the information placed in the pistol entry database under this subsection to verify the accuracy of that information. The police department or county sheriff may charge a fee not to exceed $1.00 for the cost of providing the copy. The purchaser may carry, use, possess, and transport the pistol for 30 days beginning on the date of purchase or acquisition only while he or she is in possession of his or her copy of the record. However, the person is not required to have the record in his or her possession while carrying, using, possessing, or transporting the pistol after this period. …”

JUL 18, 2011 11:15A.M. Sen. Chuck Grassley on the ATF Fast and Furious Scandal strong>

NRA News Fairfax, VA --(Ammoland.com)- NRA-News is a valued partner that continues to cover breaking gun rights news with a new and improved short video format in the “NRA News Minute” videos. To view the current firearms or gun rights news video, please click above: Ginny Simone talks to Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) about the latest with the ATF Fast and Furious scandal. – NRA News.

Additional Information: Pistol Registration, Purchase, and Transfer for Michigan Residents Purchasing and Registering a Pistol in Michigan Pistol Sales Record – Form RI-060 (10/2008)

Read More on these topics: • CCRKBA Urges Inquiry Into ATF’s Project Gunrunner

About: The Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners is a non-profit, non-partisan organization. Formed from just eight people in 1996, we now have thousands of members and numerous affiliated clubs across the state. We’re growing larger and more effective every day.

• Senator Grassley – This Week on Gun Talk Radio • Senator Grassley Presses BATFE On Project Gunrunner About: Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest

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civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit: www.nra.org

• Congressman Attempts to Misdirect ATF Investigation Instead • BATFE Requests “Emergency” Authority To Track Semi-Automatic Rifle … About: Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Visit: www.nra.org

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September GUNS Magazine Reviews The CZ 75 Pistol

Washington Post Blames the NRA for ATF Gun Running Scandal?

JUL 18, 2011 11:00A.M. September GUNS Magazine Reviews The CZ 75 Pistol

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San Diego, Calif. --(Ammoland.com)- The CZ 75 is one of the most popular pistols in the world.

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It is used by more military and police agencies worldwide than any other pistol, it is commonly used in competition and is becoming more and more well-known with US competitors.

Mark Hemingway from The Weekly Standard joins Cam Edwards in studio to discuss the Washington Post for blaming ATF’s Fast & Furious Scandal on the National Rifle Association. – NRA News – June 29, 2011.

Aside from its sleek look, which has been copied extensively, it can function as a traditional double-action/single-action pistol.

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Writer Dave Anderson says about the CZ 75B gracing the cover of the September issue of GUNS Magazine, “…a pistol which is extremely

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reliable, durable, accurate, easy to shoot well and fast, needs no further justification. The fact it is gorgeous is just a bonus.” AMMOLAND.COM SHOOTING SPORTS NEWS According to Anderson, the collapse of the Soviet bloc and removal of trade barriers, along with the return of the Czech Republic have made CZ firearms much more affordable.

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“How long such prices can be maintained I can’t say, but currently CZ 75 pistols (and CZ firearms in general) are remarkable values,” he said.

JUL 18, 2011 10:50A.M. ARFCOM Action ALERT – It’s All About The Veterans

AR15.com Honeoye Falls, NY -(Ammoland.com)- ARFCOM Action Alerts provide a way for you as a gun owner to take a stand for your own rights. We feature a different alert each month that shows you how you can take action to defend our 2nd Amendment rights. Working hand in hand with the National Rifle Association these alerts are the most effective means for individual gun owners to have a voice in the storm.

September 2011 GUNS Magazine Cover

This month at ARFCOM Action Alert it’s all about the veterans.

Also in this issue is September’s gun giveaway featuring the Nighthawk Falcon 1911. This is a worthy gift for any pistol aficionado, but there are extras, too, such as an Old West Reproductions No. 112 flower carved and buckskin lined holster in a style popular with the Border Patrol and Texas Rangers into the 1940s. Additionally, the package includes a Biometric Personal Gun Safe from LockSAF, a Drago Gear Assault Backpack and a Tactical Pen, which can serve as a last ditch defensive tool. This is a GUNS giveaway you don’t want to miss out on.

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) are urgently seeking cosponsors for the “Veterans’ Heritage Firearms Act” — S. 798 in the Senate and H.R. 420 in the House respectively. This legislation would provide amnesty for veterans who served overseas before 1968. Providing an amnesty period in which these veterans would be able to register “take home” firearms that would fall under National Firearms Act classification. The amnesty would also apply to family members of these veterans who have been given or inherited such firearms.

September’s giveaway is valued at $3,667.89 and is up for grabs by visiting www.gunsmagazine.com and following the “Giveaway” link. While there, visitors can purchase a copy of the September issue of GUNS Magazine.

We all know that during the first ¾ of the 1900′s there were many armed conflicts across the globe and the United States was involved in many of these wars. US veterans lawfully acquired various firearms during these periods and now if not registered under the NFA could be prosecuted for unlawful possession.

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The bills would also facilitate the transfer of seized NFA firearms to museums, and allow for the transfer of machine guns to private museums (currently, unregistered machine guns can only be transferred to government agencies, including government museums). What can you do about it?

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You can contact the federal representatives from your state and ask them to co-sponsor these important pieces of legislation. It is as easy as sending an email, or even more effective if you send a “real” pen and paper letter. If your elected officials are already co-sponsors, then inform them of your support of this important legislation.

Dueck & Horner Join Upchurch atop 3GN Standings

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USA --(Ammoland.com)- Since last year’s Ozark match, Clint Upchurch has maintained a stranglehold on the top spot of the 3-Gun Nation leader board.

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After five events, he finally has some permanent company. SureFire’s Barry Dueck and U.S. AMU’s Daniel Horner each picked up their all-important third division win at MGM Ironman recently, giving each a maximum score of 300 for the 2011 3GN Tour. The wins all but assure each a spot in the season-ending 3GN Championship in November.

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Kurt Miller (296.03) fell to fourth following Ironman, while Bryan Ray (288.6) maintained the fifth spot on the 3GN Top 50. Neither Miller nor Ray competed at Ironman.

Dueck & Horner Join Upchurch atop 3GN Standings

The rest of the top 10 remained unchanged, with Taran Butler (280.62), James Darst (273.16), Jeff Cramblit (270.81), Robby Johnson (264.08) and Tony Holmes (263.98) holding steady.

JUL 18, 2011 10:42A.M. However, there was dramatic movement elsewhere on the leader board. MGM’s Travis Gibson (263.68) used a Tactical Irons win at Ironman to jump from 16th place to 11th. James Cassannova (259.40) picked up his third score to enter the 3GN Top 50 at 16. Chuck Anderson’s (245.07) Trooper win gave him a third score as well, entering the standings at 21.

Dueck & Horner Join Upchurch atop 3GN Standings By Chad Adams

Other newcomers include: Craig Outzen (239.33) at 23; Trip Mcingvale (238.70) at 24; John Bagakis (221.27) at 30; Daniel Nickel (215.64) at 31; Larry Houck (212.52) at 33; Pete Rensing (206.19) at 37; Neal Emery (190.77) at 44; Craig Salman (189.53) at 45; Ralph Arredondo (188.61) at 46; and Austin Bernskoetter (186.71) at 48. In the Ladies standings, only Kay Miculek (204.38) at 38, and Maggie Reese (187.63) currently remain in the Top 50. However, Katie Harris (179.70), also the top junior, and Dianna Liedorff (171.30), are within striking distance at 54 and 59, respectively. To view the 3GN Top 50, along with scores out to 400th place, go to

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www.3gunnation.com/news/overall_scores.

In Heavy Metal Optics, Barry Dueck continued his dominance with a recent win at Ironman. With 292.03 Heavy Metal Optics points, Dueck has a big lead over Noveske’s Jansen Jones (207.79) and Hornady’s Neal Emery (190.77). However, Adam Popplewell has one HMO win this season, setting up what could be a tremendous battle between the two down the stretch.

The next opportunity for 3GN points comes Aug. 4-6 at the JP Enterprises Rocky Mountain 3-Gun at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, N.M. Along with points, Rocky Mountain is a 3GN Shoot-Off match, with $7,400 on the line from Safariland. Tags: 3 Gun Nation, 3GN, Competition Shooters, Competitive Shooting News, Three Gun Competitions

In Open, Clint Upchurch has dominated the entire 2011 season, dating back to last year’s Ozark match. However, SureFire’s Mike Voigt slipped in to get a win at Ironman, which could be really big heading into Rocky Mountain. With five events to go, we’ll be watching to see if Voigt or Jerry Miculek can manage to scratch three division wins to set up a tiebreaker at the FN Championships. To do so, they’ll have to beat Upchurch heads-up, as 3-gun’s newest heavyweight is shooting every match on the 2011 3GN Tour.

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3GN Divisional Shooting Championships Update JUL 18, 2011 10:29A.M.

Heavy Metal remains unchanged, with Bryan Ray (288.60) holding serve over JJ Johnson (260.29) and Trapr Swonson (260.05). Ray is in the driver’s seat with two division wins, especially considering the winning Blue Ridge points went to Dueck, who is unlikely to leave the chase for HMO. Looking at this race, you’ve got to wonder if Patrick Kelley is kicking himself for jumping to Tactical Optics this season; with five matches remaining, could Kelley make a late change back to his old stomping grounds and steal the inaugural 3GN Heavy Metal Championship?

3GN Divisional Shooting Championships Update By Chad Adams

Arguably the most intriguing race is shaping up in the Tactical Irons division. Kurt Miller enjoys a comfortable lead for now, but the head-tohead match-ups with Kelly Neal will most likely decide this division. Miller picked up division wins at Ozark and Ft. Benning, while Neal got a win at Superstition and Blue Ridge. Miller and Neal provide a contrast in style as well. Miller prefers triedand-true iron sights, while Neal employs a Leupold Prismatic, one of several 1X optics recently allowed by most major matches in the limited divisions.

3 Gun Nation USA --(Ammoland.com)- The $25,000 3-Gun Nation Divisional Championships, presented by Hornady, are quickly becoming a hot topic among top shooters this season, and with good reason.

The next opportunity for 3GN Divisional points is Aug. 4-6 at the JP Enterprises Rocky Mountain 3-Gun at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, N.M. Also on the line is $7,400 from Safariland in the 3-Gun Nation Shoot-Off.

After each 3GN points match, the conversation changes as competitors make a run at each division’s $5,000 prize.

3-Gun Nation Divisional Championships, presented by Hornady (After 5 of 10 events)

The biggest recent shake-up to the 3GN Divisional point races comes from Daniel Horner’s win at MGM Ironman. The win gave Horner his third win in Tactical Optics, a maximum score of 300 points. Although Horner can’t be passed in points, he can be tied, with the tie-breaking event being the FNH USA Championships in November.

Heavy Metal Optics 1. Barry Dueck: 292.03

Horner’s greatest challenger comes in the form of Taran Butler, who has two division wins to his credit already this season, with one coming head-to-head against Horner at Superstition Mountain, where we last saw Butler. Butler’s best chances for another win: most likely the Pro-Am or USPSA Multi-Gun Nationals. If Butler can’t get that final division win, then Horner will take the division and $5K from Hornady.

2. Jansen Jones: 207.79 3. Neal Emery: 190.77 Heavy Metal

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1. Bryan Ray: 288.60

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NASGW Sets Theme and Program for its Expo & Annual Meeting

2. JJ Johnson: 260.89 3. Trapr Swonson: 260.05 Open

JUL 18, 2011 10:12A.M. 1. Clint Upchurch: 300.00 NASGW Sets Theme and Program for its Expo & Annual Meeting

2. James Darst: 273.16 3. Tommy Thacker: 251.03 Tactical Iron 1. Kurt Miller: 296.03 2. James Cassannova: 259.40

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3. Brian Vaught: 194.80

Reno, Nevada --(Ammoland.com)- The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) will hold its Expo & Annual Meeting at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada on November 1-4, 2011.

Tactical Optics 1. Daniel Horner: 300.00

The theme for this year’s event is Every Day-an expression of what wholesale distributors deliver on a daily basis (Stock -Ship-Sell and Service) to its customers and how wholesalers play a vital role in the channel of distribution.

2. Taran Butler: 280.62 3. Robby Johnson: 264.08

“Our dealer customers get the products they need in any quantity desired, can count on having orders fulfilled right away, get sales and service support, product promotion, information delivery and training, superior products and services from our manufacturing partners that support two step distribution,” said Jack Baumler, NASGW’s Chairman of the Board and President of the W L Baumler Co in Lorain, Ohio.

4. Rob Romero: 262.88 5. Rustin Bernskoetter: 250.61 Eds. Note: This ranking represents the top three scores within said division. Scores will not necessarily reflect one’s ranking in the overall 3GN Standings. To view overall scores, go to www.3gunnation.com/news/overall_scores.

NEW Programs Offered at the NASGW Annual In a departure from previous years, NASGW’s Annual Breakfast will now be a Reception and Dinner on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 prior to the opening of the Expo.

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“Many members commented on how tight the schedule was with the Wednesday morning breakfast. This new time and program will allow members more networking time in a fabulous new setting the Grand Sierra Theatre,” said Kent Williams, Vice Chair of NASGW. Corporate entertainer and comedian Greg Schwem will be featured at the dinner. Also new to this year’s program are three optional educational workshops scheduled for Thursday morning from 8am – 9am. The Expo will begin at 9:00am on Thursday. Topics include an “ATF Update, Freight Consolidating and Understanding and Maximizing the Use of

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Social Media.” A complimentary internet cafe will also be available throughout the 2 1/2 day show in the registration area of the Expo. Attendance is limited to NASGW and guests. For further information, visit www.nasgw.org/expo. Complete information including workshop descriptions, program agenda, hotel, exhibitor and badge registration, sponsorship and advertising opportunities are also available on the site. NASGW is a trade association of wholesale distributors, manufacturers, representatives, media and service providers in the sporting goods industry. Annual sales of NASGW wholesaler members were $3.2 billion dollars spread among tens of thousands of SKU’s in 4 million square feet of warehouse space. In addition NASGW members employ 1,000 sales personnel selling the products and services of its manufacturer partners. For further information, contact NASGW at 1833 Centre Point Circle, Suite 123, Naperville, IL 60565 630-596-9006, Fax: 630-544-5055, email:info@nasgw.org, www.nasgw.org.

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About NASGW: For additional information on the NASGW and the services and benefits it provides for members, visit www.nasgw.org or contact: Tracy King Kolojeski, NASGW Director of Operations at PO Box 721564, Orlando, FL 32872 • Telephone 407-362-6391

South Africa --(Ammoland.com)- In June 2009, just prior to the expiration of transitional (re-licencing provisions) the South African Hunters & Game Conservation Association (“SAH”) obtained an interim court order, declaring that all green card licences remained valid until a number of issues that they raised (including some of a Constitutional nature) were heard and adjudicated upon by the High Court in what is termed their “main application”.

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The main application was due to be heard at some point after the interim application. At the time of the granting of the court order all interest groups welcomed the actions of the SAH.

AMMOLAND.COM SHOOTING SPORTS NEWS Although SAH did not consult with fellow firearm organizations at the time of the obtaining of their court order or invite them to participate, various discussions were held individually and on a broader basis with SAH and fellow firearm organizations and it was agreed that SAH will not enter into any discussions or settlements without consulting the broader firearm community. The rationale for this was that the membership base of SAH in comparison to the number of persons affected by the transitional provisions, through not re-licencing, was relatively small. Secondly, SAH only has a mandate to represent its members. SAGA has been accepted since 2004 by the current Government as having a much broader mandate in representing gun owners in general.

Memorandum on South African Gunowners Association Court Case JUL 18, 2011 10:07A.M. Memorandum on South African Gunowners Association Court Case

Unfortunately, SAH did not consult with fellow firearm organizations in any meaningful way. It became apparent that ongoing discussions were taking place to which other interested parties were not a party to. Some general unease existed about this unhealthy state of affairs from shortly after the obtaining of the interim court order. An informal forum was set up to which SAH were invited and to which they sometimes, but not always, came to liaise between the various organizations concerning the Firearms Control Act and its implementation. This informal body existed long before (as SAH claim) any formal body was instituted with the cooperation and intervention of the Secretary of Police. SAGA became aware, through the ongoing re-licencing process, firstly on

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a gradual basis, but more recently on a much more accelerated basis that people were being prejudiced by the SAPS refusing the renewal of firearm licences for which individuals already had existing licences. On a proper construction and examination of the SAH interim decision by Judge Prinsloo and in conjunction with counsel, it was decided that because the interim court order declared all existing licences valid, the SAPS should not have continued with the re-licencing process until the SAH case had been finalized and a final decision had been made on the validity of the transitional provisions and on the status of the so-called old Act or green card licences. Not only was there much uncertainty created by the SAH decision, but with the Minister intervening in the Central Firearms Registry and ordering that the backlogs be disposed of, more and more people had their renewals refused.

infringe upon the rights of firearm owners in general. About: The South African Gunowners’ Association (SAGA) is a non-profit, nondiscriminatory organization, whose sole purpose is to represent the interests of all people who embrace the principles of safe and responsible ownership and usage of firearms for sport, recreation, hunting and selfdefence. Visit: www.saga.org.za Web: www.saga.org.za Tags: Federal Firearms Licensees, Gun Permits, SAGA, SAH, South Africa, South African Hunters & Game Conservation

As a result of this SAGA launched an application for an interdict to stop the re-licencing process until such time as the SAH decision had been finalized. SAGA did liaise with the legal representative of SAH throughout this process and other than formal acknowledgments received during this time period by SAGA, there was for all intents and purposes little co-operation. SAGA had accepted at face value the undertaking that it had been given that there wouldbe no consultations or agreements between SAH and the SAPS without consultation with other role players. When SAGA received the answering papers of the SAPS this appeared most definitely not to be the case. The SAPS referred to various discussions and consultations and even agreements, which when queried by SAGA, SAH were not prepared to comment on. The State Attorney who represents the Minister of Police even went so far as to indicate that they had been told by SAH that SAH would file an affidavit in support of the SAPS, i.e. against SAGA. Ultimately, SAH elected not to support the SAPS and filed an application to intervene in the SAGA application. Normally an application to intervene is done because the intervening party has some form of interest in the matter and can positively contribute towards the ultimate resolution of the matter in the interest of justice. However, SAH has elected to do something entirely different. In their application to intervene, a copy of which is available on the SAGA website at www.saga.org.za, SAH have asked the court to stop the SAGA court case. They have also asked that the court case be stopped until such time as SAH have had the opportunity to settle their court case with the SAPS. What SAH have effectively asked the court is to exclude all interested role players from participating in the ultimate resolution of their court case. This is unacceptable to SAGA. It is for this reason that SAGA will be opposing the relief asked by SAH to stop the SAGA court case. SAGA calls upon SA Hunters to join the broader firearm fraternity in seeking to attain equitable legislation that regulates firearm ownership in South Africa. SAGA wishes to stress that it does not want to fight with any firearm organization, but it will not tolerate attempts to

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