With concealed carry exploding in popularity over the last four years, manufacturers continue to churn out products suited for defensive use. To meet the demands for all that carry, whether duty or defense, the Nightstick TCM 550 series weapon lights now come with green laser aiming devices for target acquisition in any light conditions. Nightstick
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Woodcock migrate, a trait they share among upland gamebirds only with the quail that fed the Israelites. That comparison isn’t lost on woodcock hunters, who treat their favorite birds as practically heaven-sent. Step into an October cover full of flight birds that was empty the day before, and the woodcock migration does indeed seem miraculous.
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Americans have made clear that they value their Second Amendment rights, especially during uncertain times. Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic and then widespread civil unrest, Americans have bought firearms in record numbers. Through September, the FBI had processed a record-setting 28,826,449 total National Instant Criminal Background Check System checks for 2020. With three months of
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A recent article on a gun control news site laments that the COVID-19 pandemic has thwarted ballot initiatives to expand gun bans and restrictions. Initiatives in Florida, Oklahoma, Ohio and Oregon have stalled, allegedly due to the difficulty in collecting signatures. “Without the pandemic, we certainly would have been able to collect the signatures that
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Insects suck. They also bite and sting. Some inject venom that can kill outright or produce a deadly allergic reaction. Others, like mosquitoes, spread parasites that are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people annually. The list below, just to be clear, is taxonomically laid-back. Spiders and scorpions, for example, are not
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Photo by Straight 8 Photography According to a report published by Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC), concealed carriers grew by nearly 20 million since President Donald Trump took office. The number represents a 34-percent increase over 2016. Concealed Carriers Growing by Nearly Every Metric Under Trump Concealed carry permit data represents one of the few
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Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden’s proposed gun control policy includes a provision that could require Americans to sell back their so-called “high-capacity magazines” to the government or be registered under the National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA). The latter, unless there were some form of carve-out, could mandate that American gun owners pay a $200 federal tax
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Bill Leake, left, and Chad Christensen are vying for Seat B in Legislative District 32. | Courtesy photos AMMON – Democratic candidate Bill Leake is challenging incumbent Republican candidate Chad Christensen for Legislative District 32 Seat B. The seat includes Oneida, Teton, Caribou, Bear Lake, Franklin and part of Bonneville County. Christensen defeated former Bonneville
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Yes, that title doesn’t make much sense, but neither does a group that promotes banning firearms starting a national organization called Gun Owners for Safety. Nonetheless, The Hill recently reported that the anti-gun group Giffords is doing just that. This effort is being sold as an expansion of the group’s campaign to fool gun owners at the state
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Three candidates — Republican incumbent Vicky Hartzler, Democrat Lindsey Simmons and Libertarian Steven Koonse — are seeking to represent Missouri’s 4th District in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next two years. Here’s a look at their backgrounds and positions. Vicky Hartzler Occupation: Incumbent 4th District U.S. representative Education: Bachelor’s degree in education from
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Staff Writer  |  Portsmouth Herald Four Democrats and four Republicans are competing for four seats representing the town of Exeter in the state House. Democrats Lisa Bunker, Julie D. Gilman, Gaby Grossman and Mark A. Paige will face Republicans Edward Duncan, William A. Smith, Greg Stone and Carl Wikstrom at the Nov. 3 election. The
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Four-term incumbent state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is facing a challenge from both the left and right as she seeks another term representing the 96th House District. Challenging Scherer are Republican Charlie McGorray, also from Decatur, and John Keating, a Springfield resident running as the Green Party candidate. The 96th district is diverse, covering swaths
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This election Utahns will vote on seven different constitutional amendments, a large enough list to potentially confuse voters, experts say. The amendments range from education funding to slavery and vary in how straightforward they are. Adam Dynes, a Brigham Young University political science professor, said voters generally are not well informed on ballot issues and
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Michigan announced a ban on Friday of the open carry of guns at polling places to avoid voter harassment and intimidation during the critical swing state election.   The announcement by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson drew a quick rebuke from some Republicans and gun rights activists, including the National Rifle Association, but the Democratic official said firearms at
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Columns share an author’s personal perspective.***** Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s dissent in the 2019 case Kanter v. Barr, an opinion in which she held that people with criminal records for non-violent crimes who haven’t been deemed dangerous should be allowed to possess guns, hasn’t received as much attention in her confirmation hearings
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New documents from a former Cambridge Analytica insider reveal what an election watchdog group claims was illegal coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and a billionaire-funded pro-Trump super PAC. The legal complaint touches on some of the same people involved in today’s hotly contested presidential race and provides a detailed account alleging that Trump’s
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