High Powered Headlines: August 15, 2014

By Suzanne Wiley published on in News

High Powered Headlines

Michigan Senate Passes Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act

The Michigan Senate passed the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act on Wednesday—an initiative to drive conservation and hunting decisions by science rather than from the influence of animal rights groups. The Act gives $1 million to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to provide free hunting and fishing licenses to active military, as well as other programs.
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So-Called Sportsmen’s Groups Exposed as Fronts for Environmentalists

GreenDecoys.com, part of the nonprofit Environmental Policy Alliance has exposed quite a few organizations that claim to have sportsmen’s interests in mind. Called out is the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) that receives 77 percent of its contributions from eight California-based environmentalist organizations. Environmental Policy Alliance senior research analyst, Will Coggin says, “TRCP is nothing more than a puppet with a camo hat, in the pay and in the pocket of radical and left-wing interests.” Sportsmen are encouraged to be mindful of such false organizations.
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North Carolina County Slow to Dispose of Gun Registry

Durham County North Carolina repealed Senate Bill 226 in June 2014. Senate Bill 226 was a gun registry requirement in the county. The repeals makes any gun registry illegal in North Carolina. However, the records still exist. Grass Roots North Carolina is encouraging all gun owners in North Carolina to contact your representatives insisting the records be destroyed immediately.
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GAMO® Outdoor Announces Annual Summer Giveaway

Gamo Outdoor announces its annual summer giveaway social media contest. Participants have a chance to win a product from Gamo Airguns, BSA Optics, Laser Genetics, Joker Knives and Aftermath Airsoft. Prizes will be awarded on August 20, 2014. To enter, you will have to like Gamo Outdoor’s brands Facebook pages.
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Iraq War Veteran Asked to Leave Six Flags

Mario Alejandro, a disabled former Marine and Iraq War veteran was entering Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey with his family when he was approached by a security guard requesting he either purchase a new t-shirt or leave the park. Alejandro was wearing a t-shirt purchased from nonprofit organization The Reconnaissance Foundation. The shirt has a gun on it with the words “Keep Calm and Return Fire.” Six Flags representative, Kristin B. Siebeneicher says, “Our dress code does not permit clothing with vulgar, offensive or violent language or images,” she wrote. “If a guest is wearing such attire, we ask them to remove and replace it with another item of clothing; and if they do not have one, they are able to purchase a replacement item at a gift shop.”
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Armed Employee Stops Knife-Wielding Man

A man identified as Robert Anthony Rash who pulled out a knife threatening a woman and a Good Samaritan at a wine bar in Tacoma, Washington. Fortunately, an employee at the bar was armed and ordered Robert on the ground while police were called.
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Gun Owner to Sue Kel-Tec for Shooting Himself in the Hand

According to reports, a man who shot himself in the hand while firing a Kel-Tec KSG is suing Kel-Tec and ProMag Industries. The attorney drawing up the lawsuit has reportedly said the ProMag Archangel polymer forward grip fell off the shotgun’s rail while the owner was pumping the gun, resulting in the owner shooting his hand.
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Introduced to shooting at young age by her older brother, Suzanne Wiley took to the shooting sports and developed a deep love for it over the years. Today, she enjoys plinking with her S&W M&P 15-22, loves revolvers, the 1911, short-barreled AR-15s, and shooting full auto when she gets the chance. Suzanne specializes in writing for the female shooter, beginner shooter, and the modern-day prepper. Suzanne is a staff writer for Cheaper Than Dirt!

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