IDPA To Preview National Championship Stages Starting Saturday

IDPA To Preview National Championship Stages Starting Saturday – Next week’s International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) National Championships will bring together over 350 of the sport’s top competitors, all gunning for the coveted title of National Champion in one of its five divisions and 11 categories.  As the country’s fastest growing shooting sport, fueled by the increased demand in concealed carry permits and the need for personal protection, entry into the match is one of the most difficult, especially considering IDPA’s membership exceeds 20,000 and represents more than 50... read more

Qualify to be a NRA Sharpshooter from the comfort of your home range

Qualify to be a NRA Sharpshooter from the comfort of your home range – Are you a new shooter who’s been following our coverage of the different NRA championships this summer and think it looks like a lot of fun? Have you only been out to the range a few times and are a little nervous about going out there with seasoned shooters? You might be interested in the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification... read more

Gun issues hot in 101st Assembly primary

Gun issues hot in 101st Assembly primary – If you want to win the northern part of the 101st Assembly District, it doesn’t hurt to have the workers at Remington Arms in Ilion on your side.  “We have 1068 union members that work here at this facility at Remington Arms,” United Mine Workers Local 717 PAC Chairman Rusty Brown said.  To get Brown’s seal of approval, you need to concentrate on jobs, a priority he says is compromised by something called... read more

Patrolmen Give Meng the Nod in NY-6

Patrolmen Give Meng the Nod in NY-6 – Assemblywoman Grace Meng just got a big endorsement to add to her public safety credentials.  The Patrolman’s Benevolent Association backed Meng’s candidacy on Monday, praising the assemblywoman for her stance on microstamping... read more

Ban guns, boo God; is that the image Democrats want?

Ban guns, boo God; is that the image Democrats want? – Wednesday saw an affirmation of sorts that the far left-tilting Democrat party has embraced Barack Obama’s 2008 sneer about Americans who cling to their guns or religion when, over the course of a single day, a powerful party leader announced a new move against gun rights, while convention delegates booed the notion of restoring a reference to God and language about Jerusalem in the party... read more

Schumer: Mayor Bloomberg wrong to equate Obama, Romney on guns

Schumer: Mayor Bloomberg wrong to equate Obama, Romney on guns – In an interview with The Post’s Ed O’Keefe in Charlotte this morning, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he disagreed with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s assessment that President Obama and Mitt Romney are comparable on the issue of gun control.  “I disagree with Mayor Bloomberg, and I thought that was unfair,” Schumer said. “Because basically Barack Obama espouses the policies the mayor agrees with or supports. Whereas Romney has... read more

Microstamping Bills are an Economic Disaster in the Waiting

Microstamping Bills are an Economic Disaster in the Waiting – If legislators in New York and Connecticut approve proposed microstamping bills in 2013, it will cost both states hundreds of jobs and the loss of at least two iconic American firearms manufacturers.  Remington Arms in Ilion, N.Y., and Colt Arms of Harford, Conn., say they will close their plants and move to  Midwest states with less restrictive gun laws if they are forced to implement microstamping... read more

Rockcastle/AR15.com 3-gun Pro-Am in Kentucky

Rockcastle/AR15.com 3-gun Pro-Am in Kentucky – The second annual Rockcastle AR15.com 3-gun competition is underway in Park Mammoth, Kentucky. Three days of running and gunning with their favorite rifle, pistol and shotguns. Three days to make your way through eight stages of clay targets, paper targets and the dreaded cave stage. Three days of... read more
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