High Powered Headlines: July 29, 2014

By CTD Suzanne published on in News

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Washington D.C. Citizens Will Not Be Arrested for Carrying Handguns

Even though Attorney General, Irvin B. Nathan immediately filed a motion to the courts to give the city 180 days to enact CCW laws after federal judge Frederick Scullin Jr. ruled the District’s ban on carrying firearms unconstitutional, Metropolitan police told law enforcement they can not arrest D.C. citizens for carrying legal, registered handguns.
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Deer Hunters Present a United Front with Formation of the National Deer Alliance Formed

A new organization, the National Deer Alliance, has formed to unite all deer hunters in America to aid in conservation efforts and preserve the tradition of deer hunting in America. Membership to the organization is free. The Mule Deer Foundation has pledged its support. Miles Moretti, Mule Deer Foundation’s president and CEO says, “The NDA’s mission is clear – to unite deer hunters like never before and harness this power to achieve positive lasting outcomes for deer and deer hunting.”
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Gun Stores Must Continue to Report Multiple Gun Sales

In 2011, the ATF demanded that 8,700 FFL dealers in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas report sales of multiple guns to one person. The National Shooting Sports Foundation and others challenged the ATF in a lawsuit. However, the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the ATF.
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Smith & Wesson to Pay $2 Million to Settle Corruption Charges

Smith & Wesson, without claiming any wrongdoing, settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission after being accused of taking bribes in exchange for international law enforcement contracts. The SEC accuses Smith & Wesson international sales staff of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act between 2007 and 2010. Smith & Wesson will pay $2,034,892 to the United States Treasury. Since the accusation, Smith & Wesson fired its entire international sales staff after conducting an internal investigation.
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Come and Take it Texas Protested by Topless Women

Two women in Austin, Texas have vowed to start counter protesting the open carry advocate group, Come and Take it Texas every last Saturday of every month while the group walks around Austin, legally carrying their rifles openly. However, the two women will not be carrying rifles, but will be marching topless. In an editorial written by Phyllis Masters in theguardian.com, she explains why she is protesting Come and Take it Texas because she is “…fed up with the idea of random armed men in my streets…”
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Cheaper Than Dirt Featured Product

 

Picture shows a beautiful Browning Citori 725 Trap over/under shotgun with an oil-finished glossy wood stock.

The 725 Trap will be offered with 30” and 32” barrel lengths with high post rib.

Browning Announces Two New Trap and Skeet Shotguns

Browning introduces two new over/under shotguns in its Citori 725 line up. Both in 12 gauge the new Trap and Skeet models feature Browning’s Fire Lite Mechanical Trigger System and tapered locking bolt receiver. The Trap version is available with either a 30-inch or 32-barrel, while the Skeet model is available in 28-inch or 30-inch barrel. Both have a choice of either a standard stock or a stock with an adjustable comb. Suggested retail price starts at $3,139.99.
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Picture shows a wood over/under shotgun called the Browning Citori 725 Skeet.

The new 725 Skeet will be offered in 28” and 30” barrel lengths with standard or adjustable comb stock.

Specifications and Features

Browning Citori 725 Trap

  • Gauge: 12
  • Barrel: 32” and 30:
  • Chamber: 2-3/4”
  • Sights: HiViz Pro-Comp front, ivory mid bead
  • Stock: Oil-finished grade III/IV black walnut
  • Overall length: 50” and 48”
  • Weight: 8 lbs. 11 ounces and 8 lbs. 7 ounces

Browning Citori 725 Skeet

  • Gauge: 12
  • Barrel: 30”
  • Chamber: 3”
  • Sights: HiViz Pro-Comp front, ivory mid bead
  • Stock: Oil-finished grade III/IV black walnut
  • Overall length: 48”
  • Weight: 7 lbs. 11 ounces and 8 lbs.

SLRule

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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    My neck of Maine woods was not very heavily settled band even unto the late 60’sand early 70,s there were msny places still with partyline phones and no TV or running water or lights bare wired hangin from cielings or lamps tack to walls but back in the 50’s there were many land rich and dirt poor homeplaces still as if in 1800’s.
    The Boston Men and Yorkers bought up all the lands when oldtimers had died and they acted the part of New Englands Gentry class, right down to coonskin coats with foxtails hanging from Open top Morgan and MG sportscars.for their kids and Packards Lincolns and Cadilacs for mom and dad.
    It was a good time to be young and woodwise and poor actually; as I made more working for the outsiders than grown men did logging or working in Linoleum wollen or shoe .factories.and never more. Than during hunting seasons.
    ON Deer grouse pheasant and wpodcock drives.I was a hired driver and retriever along with my dogs.
    Also as a gutter meat fowl and fish cleaner at ends of days activitys.. Gutters pluckers and scalers for their gentrified vacation hunts.
    There was one old duffer who loved hunting wpodcock(woodcock) and partridge( grouse) and he always packed two brases of Gold amd Silver engraved Browning Superimposed.
    Woodcock are active like a snipe, and while some run along ground “you do not pot shoot birds on water or ground , hetold me ; But when they take wing they are the original “dippsy-doole” of bird world.
    A hard target in open fields but damned hard in light brush or forestlands along farms and sto e wall.
    To this day I can remember autumn culors and the suns last rays flashing off that gold and silver as he would drop two birds taking flight.
    One of his braces was a double triggered and that is the one he let me fire one day.
    Two dippsy-doodles took off and I downed both.
    When he handed me back my old greener And I his browni g I knew then what fine firarms were all about.
    To this day I still want an Engraved gold silver platinum and grreen Superimposed but damn $80,000 and a two year wait is money and quite possibly time I do not have; yet if things go right I will someday have one of these $4000 Brownings
    One that swings in hands you make sure are clean and not oily a nd naturally points as to where that little wpodcock next dips, and if held right you can darn near see your relection in its wood.
    And when one hears the latch opening and two cases popping out leaving a smell of powder as you reload and once more hear the lock up you know
    you are holding quality.

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