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Olympic Champion Kim Rhode Warns About The Suffocation of Shooting Sports Through Gun Control

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Olympic double trap and skeet shooter Kim Rhode, who became the first woman to medal in six different Olympic games when she took home a bronze medal in Rio last week, is warning about the devastating effects new gun control measures in her home state of California could have on the shooting sports. 

In an interview with The Blaze's Dana Loesch this week, Rhode explained how new California gun control laws make it increasingly difficult and more expensive for her to train. Further, new laws essentially criminalize coaching of newcomers to the sport and classify basic hunting rifles as "assault weapons." 

Read the complete article: Townhall.com

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