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Monday, October 5, 2015

New Hampshire: Suppressor Legislation to be Discussed in Committee Next Week

The House Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, October 15, at ...


Friday, October 2, 2015

North Carolina: NRA Applauds Expansion of Sunday Hunting

This Sunday, sportsmen in eastern and western counties of North Carolina will have the opportunity to hunt on ...


Friday, October 2, 2015

Crossbows legal for first time in WV deer hunting history

CHARLESTON, WV - For the first time ever, crossbows are fair game for West Virginia deer hunters. 

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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Sunday hunting with guns returns Oct. 4 in eastern NC counties

This weekend will be a little longer for eastern N.C. deer hunters who use certain firearms. Their time in the treestand is limited to Saturdays no more.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Massachusetts: Ivory Bills to Come Up in Committee This Fall

The Joint Committee on the Judiciary has tentatively scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, October 21, to discuss legislation aiming to ...


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

California’s Wildlife Resource Committee Continues to Operate without Procedures

On September 24, the National Rifle Association submitted a letter to the California Fish and Game Commission objecting ...  

Monday, September 28, 2015

Hunting: More than just food on the table

Since the beginning of time, hunting has been a positive part of the human landscape. Although its purpose may have changed slightly over time, the many benefits that hunting provides are not that different from ...

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Friday, September 25, 2015

Celebrate the 43rd National Hunting and Fishing Day this Saturday!

This Saturday, September 26, America celebrates its 43rd National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) to honor the commitment of ...


Monday, September 21, 2015

Texas: Spread the Word! Right to Hunt and Fish Proposition on November 2015 Ballot!

While you’re enjoying the hunting season in Texas, be sure to spread the word to your family, friends ...


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Colorado: Please Join Us at the Baker Draw Shooting Area Event on Monday, September 21, 2015

The NRA joins the U.S. Forest Service, Noble Energy, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Tread Lightly! in completing ...

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