The Department of Natural Resources will be upgrading its license sales system, both in the stores and online, effective Thursday, June 20. These upgrades will streamline the buying process; customers will be able to make their purchases in fewer clicks, and new safeguards will be in place to prevent mistakes. Customers and sales agents are advised that in order to perform the upgrade, a system shutdown will take place on June 20 from 7 to 10 a.m., after which time the upgrades will be in place and the system will be back online. Continue reading
A gentle rain fell Thursday evening, June 6, as family, friends and fellow sportsmen gathered to remember Dr. George (“Andy”) Ammann, former grouse and woodcock biologist for the Michigan DNR, and to dedicate the newly created Andy Ammann Memorial Woodcock Viewing Area at the DNR Rose Lake Wildlife Research Area in Clinton and Shiawassee counties. Continue reading
Winchester Repeating Arms is pleased to announce the return of the Model 1873 lever-action rifle for 2013. The Model 73 is world-renowned as “The Gun that Won the West”.
Another shining example of the lunacy of gun free zones has materialized in mass mayhem. Who in their right mind would feel safe there? Details here…
GW: As an unabashed supporter of the vision of Quality Deer Management primciples, this proposal is a must, if we want to improve the health and quality of our deer herd. For the naysayers, this is your chance to participate in transparent policy making. If you’ve something to say, show up – or shut up.
An organization known as the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative (LPDMI) will hold informational meetings regarding deer antler point restriction (APR) proposals at a number of locations in June 2013. Individuals are invited to attend a local event to learn more about the APR process and the specific proposals currently under consideration. Continue reading
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, today praised U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) for his introduction of H.R. 2361, legislation intended to prevent states and municipalities from enacting or raising taxes or fees on the purchase of firearms or ammunition. Continue reading
GW: This from the NRA and I couldn’t agree more…
We’ve been reporting very regularly on ridiculous cases involving over-zealous school officials misinterpreting and wrongly enforcing “zero-tolerance” rules.
In March, we reported on an outrageous case of a seven-year-old Baltimore, Md. student who, according to a March 2, Daily Caller article, was suspended for two days for the nefarious act of shaping a breakfast pastry into what his teacher thought looked like a gun. Yes, a breakfast pastry. Continue reading