Wisconsin Concealed Pistol License Applications at 20,476 for One Week

In Wisconsin 20,476 applications for concealed pistol licenses were submitted by its citizens in one week.

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen,  who was the first applicant in Wisconsin to receive a permit, made this statement: “I am pleased that tens of thousands of applications have streamed into the Department, and many law-abiding Wisconsin residents already have received licenses.”

http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/more-than-20000-conceal-carry-applications-pour-in-this-week-0e2u5so-133267038.html

And, a recent development is making it easier to comply with requirements: http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20111107/FON0101/111107081/State-committee-suspends-concealed-carry-rules

Assistant U.S. Attorney General Wants Gun Owner Registration–Doesn’t Think Gun Owners Need Semi-Automatic Rifles or Shotguns

Assistant Attorney General, Lanny Breuer:  Very few hunters in the United States or sports people and law-abiding people really need to have semiautomatic weapons or long guns. . .

Friday, November 04, 2011

After weeks of stonewalling by the Department of Justice, a clearer picture of what its top officials knew about BATFE’s Operation Fast and Furious, and when they knew it, is slowly beginning to emerge.

On Tuesday, Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism about his knowledge of BATFE’s gunwalking operations, and his support for gun control. Read more

Win a Benjamin .22 Air Rifle at NRAhuntersrights.org

Posted Tue, 11/01/2011 – 11:37am by JRobbins

FAIRFAX, Va.—During the month of November, enter for a chance to win a .22 caliber Benjamin Discovery air rifle and accessories at www.NRAhuntersrights.org. Donated by the Crosman Corporation, this rifle is proudly engraved with the official NRA logo on the stock.

To enter the November Gift Giveaway, visit www.NRAhuntersrights.org, scroll down to “Gift Giveaway” on the right side of the homepage, and follow the simple entry instructions. There is no cost to enter. Entries will be accepted now through Nov. 30, 2011, and a winner will be announced Dec. 1 on www.NRAhuntersrights.org. One entry per person, please. Read more

Handgun Hunting Considerations for Deer

By Glen Wunderlich

Handgun hunting in Michigan can test the basic hunting skills of even the most seasoned veterans afield. Today’s modern magnum calibers offer the handgun aficionado more options than Dirty Harry ever imagined. And, while his .44 Remington Magnum can still be a formidable tool in the deer woods, it and other powerhouses like it, take some getting used to. Here is a look at some considerations for handgun hunting deer. Read more

Sig Sauer Looks to Expand Success in U.S. Operations

The world-wide firearm manufacturer has been adding employees over the past four years and expects the market to allow it to continue hiring. They need more room and have plenty of options.

The link has the success story never to be told by the media. It’s a lot more riveting to show lazy whiners protesting, because they are not given enough of what ever their self-serving interests demand.

Here, instead, we have Americans prospering in spite of what left-leaning gun grabbers have wrought upon their industry in the way of burdensome regulations. And, I must add that Sig’s firearms are legendary and it is the free market that recognizes its quality.

http://www.seacoastonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20111027/NEWS/110270410/-1/NEWSMAP

SAF Says New Gallup Data Shows Americans Value Their Gun Rights

BELLEVUE, WA – Wednesday’s revelation by Gallup that a record low number of Americans support a legal ban on handgun possession by private citizens demonstrates a positive change in the public attitude about personal protection and the Second Amendment, the Second Amendment Foundation said.

According to Gallup, only 26 percent of Americans favor a handgun ban. The annual Gallup Crime poll was conducted Oct. 6-9. Read more

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