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AmmoLand Firearms News October 27th 2010

AmmoLand Firearms News October 27th 2010

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AmmoLand Firearms News October 27th 2010

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1. Kent Sorenson’s Positive 2A Record Twisted by Anti-Gun Appel
2. Volunteer Wolf Trackers Needed in Wisconsin
3. McDonald of McDonald vs Chicago Endorses Pro-Second Amendment Brady for Governor
4. Doug Koenig Leads Team Smith & Wesson to Gold at 7th NRA World Action Pistol Championships
5. NJOA Endorses Senator Donald Norcross in District 5 Race
6. GOA in the Trenches Highlighting Pro-Gun Congressmen
7. USAMU Champion Wins Army Soldier of the Year
8. Guns And Gear TV – More Gun Gear Testing
9. GLOCK Pistols Donates $550,000 to Charity in 2010
10. Loss of Smokeless Powder The Greatest Threat to Keep & Bear Arms
11. 1 Week Until Elections – Learn Who Supports Your Gun Rights
12. SIG SAUER Firearms Now Available at RSR Group
13. Gpal or Gunpal Public Service Warning
14. THE DECOY ARTIST – America’s Last Hunter-Carver
15. THE GUN – History of the Kalashnikov Rifle or AK-47
16. Rebecca Jones Wins 2nd USPSA National Open Shooting Title

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AmmoLand Firearms News October 27th 2010

Contents

1. Kent Sorenson’s Positive 2A Record Twisted by Anti-Gun Appel
2. Volunteer Wolf Trackers Needed in Wisconsin
3. McDonald of McDonald vs Chicago Endorses Pro-Second Amendment Brady for Governor
4. Doug Koenig Leads Team Smith & Wesson to Gold at 7th NRA World Action Pistol Championships
5. NJOA Endorses Senator Donald Norcross in District 5 Race
6. GOA in the Trenches Highlighting Pro-Gun Congressmen
7. USAMU Champion Wins Army Soldier of the Year
8. Guns And Gear TV – More Gun Gear Testing
9. GLOCK Pistols Donates $550,000 to Charity in 2010
10. Loss of Smokeless Powder The Greatest Threat to Keep & Bear Arms
11. 1 Week Until Elections – Learn Who Supports Your Gun Rights
12. SIG SAUER Firearms Now Available at RSR Group
13. Gpal or Gunpal Public Service Warning
14. THE DECOY ARTIST – America’s Last Hunter-Carver
15. THE GUN – History of the Kalashnikov Rifle or AK-47
16. Rebecca Jones Wins 2nd USPSA National Open Shooting Title

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27October2010    
T o d a y s T a b b l o i d    
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KentSorensonsPositive2A    RecordTwistedbyAnti-Gun    Appel  
OCT26,201009:07P.M.  
IowaBacklashKentSorensonPositive2ARecordTwistedby    Anti-GunAppel  
 ByJeffKnox.  
FirearmsCoalition.org   
Manassas,VA-  
-(Ammoland.com)-EarlierthisyearIwroteaboutand   participatedinabrouhaharegardingconcealedcarryinIowainwhich   NRAwasputtingforwardaverypoorexcuseforacarryreformbillandI  andothersweretryinghardtogetthebillimprovedbeforeitendedup   doingmoredamagethangood.  TheheroofthatfightwasayoungStateRepresentativenamedKent  Sorensonwhoisnowbeingattackedforbeingtoosupportiveofgun   rightsbyhisopponentinatoughStateSenaterace.  Notonlyi  sSorensonbe   ingattackedasapro-rights
“extremist”   
 becauseh   eopposedastateexpansionofthenotoriousLautenberg   domesticv   iolencelaw.What’sevenworseisthatAppelwasliterally   momentsawayfromreceivingtheofficialNRAendorsementintherace    whenherfirstattackadshitcriticizingSorensonforsupportingpro-  rightspositionswhicharealsoallsupportedbytheNRA.  Totheircredit,NRAimmediatelywithdrewtheirendorsementandthe   associationliterallyhadtostopthepressestokeepanendorsementof    AppelfromappearinginthepagesofNRApublications.  SorensonwasthesponsorofanIowaConstitutionalCarrybillwhichI  stronglysupportedandwasinstrumentalinpushingamuchweaker   NRA-sponsoredbillintorevisionswhicheventuallymadethebillan   acceptable,thoughdisappointingvehicleforreformingconcealedcarry   inthestate.  NotonlydidSorensoncarryaheavyloadinthatfight,hehasbeenan   activesponsororcosponsorofvirtuallyeverypro-rightsmeasure   introducedintheIowalegislaturesincehewasfirstelectedafewyears   ago.Hehasnotjustbeenasupporterofgunowners,hehasbeenan   outspokenadvocateonourbehalf.That’swhyIwasthrilledtoseehim     stepuptochallengetheanti-rights,liberalDemocrat,Appelforaseatin   theStateSenatethisyear.IntheSenate,Sorensonwouldhaveevenmore   influenceandbeamoreeffectiveadvocateforourcause.  ButAppel’sattacksseemtobetakingatoll.Shehaszeroedinon   Sorensonsoppositiontoastatebanonfirearmspossessionbypersons   convictedofanymisdemeanorcrimeofdomesticviolence.Thebillalso   calledforlocalauthoritiestoimmediatelyconfiscateallfirearmsfrom     anyonewhoisthesubjectofarestrainingorderororderofprotection–    includingwomenwhoareroutinelyplacedundersuchordersasasortof   retaliationwhentheygetrestrainingordersagainstestrangedhusbands   orboyfriends.Appel’sbrutallytastelessadsareappearingontelevision   andindirectmailandpicturebatteredwomenwithstatementsthat  
“KentSorensonspositionsongunsaresoscary,eventheNRAhas   opposedthem”   
andthat
“Sorensonactuallysupportedlettingpeople   withahistoryofdomesticabuseownagun.”   
OfCourseAppelsadsaresuggestingthatSorensonspositiononthe   domesticviolencebillwaswhatwastooextremeforNRA.InfactNRA    opposedthedomesticviolencebillandnegotiatedchangestokeepthe   Iowabillfromdoingmuchmorethanmirroringfederallaw.What   Appel’sadsareactuallyalludingtoistheriftcreatedwhenSorenson   pushedforwardwithhisConstitutionalCarrybillinsteadofwithdrawing   itinfavorofthemuchweakerNRAcompromiseproposal.Intruth,  SorensonsbillwasofficiallysupportedbyNRAandSorensonvotedfor   theNRAbillwhenitcamtoavote.NRAdidntopposetheSorensonbill,  theyjustdidntreallyworkforitspassagebecausetheyfeltthatit  couldntgarnerthenecessaryvotesandtheypreferredanincremental  approach.   AtthispointtheracebetweenSorensonandAppelisstatisticallyadead   heatandthat’snotgoodnewsforSorensonorgunowners.IfAppels   DomesticViolenceattackstrategyprovessuccessfulwecanexpecttosee   manymoreofthesetypesofattacksallaroundthecountryinfuture   elections.IthasthepotentialtomakeRepublicansrunfromthegun   issueanditwillemboldentheanti-rightscrowdtopushevenharder–    especiallyonconfusingandmisleadinglegislationlikethe
“NoGunsfor   
 
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WifeBeaters”   
legislationexploitedinthiscase.Whilethisisnotanew    strategy,ifeffectiveagainstSorenson,itwouldrepresentarayofhope   forawholelotofpoliticianshopelesslybobbingaboutonroughpolitical  seasthesedays.Inthewronghandsalittlehopecanbeaverydangerous   anddestructivething.  Here’stohopingthatthisparticularhopeprovesemptyinshortorder.   Visit:www.kentsorenson.com     
 About:  
TheFirearmsCoalitionisaloose-knitcoalitionofindividualSecond    Amendmentactivists,clubsandcivilrightsorganizations.Foundedby   NealKnoxin1984,theorganizationprovidessupporttograssroots   activistsintheformofeducation,analysisofcurrentissues,andwitha   historicalperspectiveofthegunrightsmovement.TheFirearms   CoalitionisaprojectofNealKnoxAssociates,Manassas,VA.Visit:   www.FirearmsCoalition.org   Broughttoyouby-AMMOLAND.COM-Firearms&ShootingSports   NewsAmmoLand.comSubmitGun,AmmoandShootingRelatedNews   atAmmoLand.com     KentSore   nsonsPositive2ARecordTwistedbyAnti-Gun Appel  Tags:Anti  GunPoliticians,FirearmsCoalition,GunBanners,Gun   Politics,Io    wa,JeffKnox,LautenbergAmendment,RighttoCarry    AMMOLAND.COMSHOOTINGSPORTSNEWS   
OCT26,201008:45P.M.  
 VolunteerWo    lfTrackersNee   dedinWisconsin    
Volunteersneededtohelpmonitorwolfpopulationinthestatewith   wolftrackingtrainingsessionsandecologycoursesset.  
 VolunteerWolfTrackersNeededinWisconsin    WisconsinDNR    
MADISON,WI-  
-(Ammoland.com)-Peopleinterestedinvolunteering   tolocatetimberwolvesandotherforestcarnivoresinthecomingyear   canlearnhowtotrackwolvesduringaseriesofupcomingtraining   sessions.   Volunteertrackersareassignedsurveyblocksinforestportionsof   northernandcentralWisconsin,andareaskedtoconductthreeormore   surveysintheirassignedblockeachwinter.Datavolunteersgathercan    becompiledtohelpDepartmentofNaturalResourcesbiologistsin   evaluatingwolfpopulations.  
 WolfandCarnivoreTrackerTrainingsessionsarescheduled:  
Nov.6,Ashland,NorthernGreatLakesVisitorCenter,Highway2   &G,westofAshland   Dec.4,Babcock,SandhillOutdoorSkillsCenter,1milenorthof   Highway173alongCountyRoadX    Dec.11-12,Tomahawk,WildlifeTrackingwithDr.James   Halfpenny,TreehavenUW-SPFieldStationonPickerelCreek   RoadoffCountyA.  TrainingsessionsatAshlandandBabcockwillbefrom9a.m.to3p.m.   Applicantsshouldregisterassoonaspossiblebecausespaceislimited.  Thereisasmallfeefortheclasses.TrainingrunatTreehavennear   TomahawkwillbeheldonDec.11-12willbepresentedbyworld   renownedtracker,Dr.JamesHalfpenny.Costoftheworkshophasyetto    bedetermined.  Peopleinterestedinthetrainingshouldregisteratleasttwoweeksbefore   eachsession.  Detailsaboutthevolunteertrackingprogramandthewolfecologyand   trackingtrainingsessionsareavailableontheDepartmentofNatural  Resourceswebsite.  Inlatewinter2010DNRbiologistsestimatedtherewerebetween690   
 
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and733wolvesinthestate,including655ormoreoutsideIndian   reservations.Aboutone-thirdofthestatepacksaremonitoredbyradio-  telemetry,  therem     ainingpacksaremonitoredbyDNRandvolunteer   trackers.  In2010,1   40volunteertrackerssurveyed78,200-square   -milesurvey    blockscovering7,055milesofsnow-coveredroadsandtrails.Volunteers   averaged4.2surveysperblock,anddetectedmorethan363different   wolves.  Thevolunteercarnivoretrackingprogramiscriticalforustoobtain   accuratecountsofthestatewolfpopulation,”saidAdrianWydeven,  DNRmammalecologistwhocoordinatesthestatewolfprogram.“These   surveyswillcontinuetobeimportantforlong-termmanagementof    wolvesandotherforestcarnivoresinWisconsin.”   Volunteersarehelpfulinotherways,Wydevensaid.Lastfall,several   volunteersconductedhunteroutreachinthefieldandmadecontacts    withdeerhuntersacrossseveralnortherncounties.Duringthespring    volunteershelpedwithwolftrapping,radiocollaring,donationsofradio   collars,andhowlsurveysaswellasstaffingeducationalboothsatsport  showsandotherevents.   Volunteersarealsostronglyencouragedtotakeawolfecologycourseif   theyhavenotdonesoalready,andbiologistsrecommendtakingthe   ecologycoursebeforesigningupfortracktrainingworkshops.  
 Wolfecologycourseswillbeofferednextyearonthefollowing   datesatthelocationslisted:  
Jan.22-23,BabcockSandhillOutdoorSkillsCenter,Babcock,  $75(includes2meals&dormlodging).ContactDickThielat  Richard.Thiel@wisconsin.gov   Jan.5-6,TomahawkTreehaven,cost$105-$140(includesmeals;  opt.lodging),contactTreehavenattreehaven@uwsp.edu   Feb.19-20,BabcockSandhillOutdoorSkillsCenter,cost$75   (includes2meals&dormlodging),contactDickThielat  Richard.Thiel@wisconsin.gov   Feb.26-27,TomahawkTreehaven,cost$105-$140(includes   meals;opt.lodging),contactTreehavenattreehaven@uwsp.edu   FORMOREINFORMATIONCONTACT:AdrianWydeven–(715)762-  1363   Broughttoyouby-AMMOLAND.COM-Firearms&ShootingSports   NewsAmmoLand.comSubmitGun,AmmoandShootingRelatedNews   atAmmoLand.com      VolunteerWolfTrackersNeededinWisconsin   Tags:Volunteers,WildlifeManagement,Wisconsin,WolfHunting,   Wolves    AMMOLAND.COMSHOOTINGSPORTSNEWS   
McDonaldofMcDonaldvs   ChicagoEndorsesPro-Second    AmendmentBradyforGovernor   
OCT26,201008:27P.M.  
McDonaldofMcDonaldvsChicagoEndorsesPro-Second     AmendmentBradyforGovernor   
IllinoisCarry.com     
Illinois-  
-(Ammoland.com)-SupportersoftheSecondAmendment   battletodefeattheChicagohandgunbanknowandrevereMr.Otis   McDonald,theleadplaintiffinthelandmarkcasewhichisbringing   aboutchangeingunlawsallacrossthenation.   Whatmanymaynotknowisthatthisquiet,unassuminggentlemanisa   stalwartDemocratwhohasturnedtoBillBrady,theRepublican   candidateforIllinoisgovernor,inordertopreserveandprotectwhathe   andtheotherthreeplaintiffsinthecasefoughtsohardtowin.   WhenincumbentGov.PatQuinnpushedforabanonallsemi-automatic   rifles,shotguns,andhandgunsandproudlyannouncedhewouldbanany   concealedcarrybillthatmadeittohisdesk,Mr.McDonaldknewhe   neededtodosomethingtoprotecttherightsheandtheotherplaintiffs   hadfoughtsohardtoregain.  HedecidedtopubliclyendorseSen.Bradyforgovernor.  Mr.McDonaldsayshebelievesSen.BillBradywillstand    behindhispledgetopreserveandprotecttheSecond    Amendment.  Sen.BillBradyhaslongbeenafriendtoIllinoisgunowners,speaking   oftenatIllinoisGunOwnerLobbyDay.Whenhundredsofwomen   gatheredattheGovernor’sofficetodemandtheirrighttoprotect  themselvesitwasBillBradywhometwiththembecausePatQuinn    wouldnte    vencometothedoor.Sen.Bradyhassaidhewillnotonlysign   aRighttoCarrybillbutwillworkhardtomakeithappen.  
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TheIllinoi  sCarryforumwasstartedinApril2004.Theideawasthat  Illinoisne   ededacentrallocationtocommunicateideasandinformatio   n   regarding2ndAmendmentissuesinIllinois.Therearemany   

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