When Guns Are Needed Most

By Glen Wunderlich

Doomsday Preppers, which airs on the National Geographic channel, explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Unique in their beliefs, motivations, and strategies, preppers will go to whatever lengths they can to make sure they are prepared for any of life’s uncertainties.

Preppers may have an underground hideout, stockpiles of food, water, fuel – and, yes, guns and ammo.  Lots of both.  Whack jobs?  Could be.  But, in a crisis of civil unrest, they aim to survive on their own for months at a time.  However, when it comes to firearms and calamities, some governmental entities invoke “emergency powers”, as a means to restrict gun rights just when they are needed most.

A federal district court judge in North Carolina has just struck down that state’s emergency power to impose a ban on firearms and ammunition Read more

USSA Launches New Blog – Protect What’s Right

GW:  Haven’t visited my friends’ site yet, but this sure looks like it’ll be a good place to network with people that are plugged in to current issues affecting sportsmen.  I am a proud member of the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance, because I want people like this fighting for my innate rights.  They take the whack jobs head on!

Today the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance launched a new blog that will be the place where American hunters, anglers and trappers can go to get the inside scoop on the politics of hunting.

The blog – protectwhatsright.wordpress.com – will feature commentary from USSA’s political experts on the hottest topics facing the sportsmen’s community.  It will also have frequent guest columns by other recognized writers and political pros. Read more

MidwayUSA’s Choose Your Weapon Debuts Tonight

COLUMBIA, MO -MidwayUSA’s Choose Your Weapon hosts know a thing or two about hunting. Jim Burnworth and Ray Bunney have been hunting most of their lives and have an appreciation for the great outdoors. Because hunting antelope in Wyoming requires a different firearm and hunting method than hunting plains game in Africa, Jim and Ray will pick different weapons, test these weapons and explain why they chose that weapon for that particular hunt. Read more

Kimber Opposes New York’s Proposed Microstamping Legislation

Yonkers, NY – Kimber Mfg., Inc., one of America’s leading firearms manufacturing companies located in Yonkers, has announced strong opposition to both the proposed microstamping legislation and its inclusion in the budget (AB 9055C) under consideration by the New York State General Assembly. In addition to the Governor’s office, Kimber has contacted the Mayor of Yonkers and a number of elected representatives regarding this issue. Read more

Cabela’s donates more than $10,000 to USA Shooting Team

Cabela’s and its customers teamed up recently to raise nearly $11,000 for the USA Shooting Team to help with preparations for the 2012 Olympics this summer in London, England.   During a Spring Great Outdoor Days promotion, Cabela’s pledged a $2 donation to the USA Shooting Team for each case of Winchester Super Target shotshell ammunition sold. Cabela’s customers purchased more than 5,000 cases of the ammunition, nearly doubling internal expectations for the event.

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MidwayUSA Releases Mobile Master Catalog

COLUMBIA, MO -Every year for the past 10 years, MidwayUSA has released the Master Catalog, the perfect guide to thousands of products covering Just About Everything® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting. This year, MidwayUSA announces the launch of a digital version, an online buying guide with high quality photos, comprehensive product information, firearm schematics and a detailed index to help you find exactly what you need. Read more

Hornady® Recalls 7 Lots of 500 S&W 300 grain FTX® Custom™ Pistol Ammo

Grand Island, NE – Hornady® Manufacturing announced the recall of seven lots of 500 S&W 300 gr. FTX® Custom™ pistol ammunition. Hornady ballisticians have determined that some cartridges from Lot numbers 3101327, 3110256, 3110683, 3110695, 3110945, 3111388, 3111885, may exhibit excessive chamber pressures. Use of this product may result in firearm damage and/or personal injury. Read more

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