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“Proposals”

LeaderofBradyGroupGloatsAboutComingGunBan

“Proposals” LeaderofBradyGroupGloatsAboutComingGunBan thebloodshed.

thebloodshed.

administrative,andvoluntarypoliciesthatcouldhelpreduce

andIgaveexamplesandargumentsforlegislative,

Administrationofficialsthenaskedquestions.Mycolleagues

civilians,likemachine-gunsandfullyautomaticweapons.

,”thatshouldnotbereadilyavailableto

statement.”

andeffectivesteps”thatthepresidentcalledforinhis

specificproposals.Wehopethosewillincludeallthe“sound

havebeenheld]

“gunrights”groups[note:nosuchmeetingsareknownto Aftermeetingwithothers,includinglawenforcementand Hewantstodosomethingmeaningfulaboutgunviolence. initialmeetingsignaledtomethatthepresidentisserious. Administrationrepresentativesspendthismuchtimeonthis

“Themeetinglastedmorethan90minutes.Havingthismany

,Obama’srepresentativeswillbepresenting

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“bipartisan”gun-controlmeetingtheWhiteHousescheduled.

aggressiveBradyAnti-Gungang,releasedthisstatementaboutthe

(Note:The“WhiteHouse”isabuildingandcan’tdoanything;the

personresponsibleinthatbuildingremainsunidentifiedbutappearsto

)Themeetingonlyincludedpeoplewhowanttoban

guns,anindicatoroftheplans,accordingtounidentifiableexperts.

andarrestsoftheperpetratorsseemunlikely.

butsinceitisjustoneofmanysuchmoves,objectionsmightbeslight,

programs.AvoidingCongresswouldbeatravestyborderingontreason,

thepeoples’representativestherewillnottoleraterightsdenial

bemadetoavoidgoingthroughCongress,sinceitiswellrecognizedthat

toimplementtheirprograms.Rumorsareswirlingthateveryeffortwill

Nowordhasleakedonwhatorhowtheanti-rightsleaderswillattempt

topresentreasonableideas—guncurricula,self-defenseprotections,

discussions,opined,“Aseatatthetablewouldbegood,butonlyifused

Oneleadinggun-rightsadvocate,whowasnotinvitedtothe“open”

justiceforcivil-rightsviolators(justinjectingcivilrightsintothe

notsettledon,orexcluded,anyrelevantproposals.

hopedwouldbeaseriesofdiscussions.Theysaidtheyhad

Administrationindicatedthatthiswasthefirstofwhatthey

outlinedinthePresident’sstatement.Officialsfromthe

preventionmovement,todiscusshowtoreachthegoals

Administration,alongwithleadersfromthegunviolence

andExplosives(ATF),theFBI,andothersfromtheObama

President’soffice,theBureauofAlcohol,Tobacco,Firearms

JusticewithrepresentativesfromtheWhiteHouse,theVice- lexiconwouldbegood),gun-freezonesvs.make-believegun-freezones,

“OnTuesday,IattendedameetingattheU.S.Departmentof

thesufferers,andhavetheantisdismisssuchcommon-sensemeasures;

thedebilitatingeffectsofhoplophobiaandfailuretorecognizeortreat

alsoachancetostandagainsttheanti-rightsmovementandcastthem

assuch.I’mnotsurewhichgun-rightsleaderisbestsuitedtothat.I’d

lovetohaveacrackatit,butIwasn’tinvited.”Anopportunitytodoany

ofthatwasconsideredunlikely.

ThereareseriousissuesAmericangunownerswantdiscussed,suchas

rightsAndrewTravertoheadBATFE.

FuriousandGunWalkeroperations,andthenominationofanti-gun

FirearmsandExplosives,especiallythePhoenixofficeanditsFastand

historicWWII-erarifles,reiningintheBureauofAlcohol,Tobacco,

gunownersrights,liftingtheadministration’sbanonimportationof

onstateslikeNewJersey,NewYorkandCaliforniathatroutinelyviolate

restorationofrights,nationalconcealed-carryreciprocity,crackingdown

PlanstostripAmericansoftheirguns,eitherinwholecloth

thenumberandtypeofmilitary-styleweapons,including

lawenforcementtostoptraffickinginillegalguns;increasing

people,applicabletoallcommercialgunsales;moretoolsfor

goodandcompleterecordsofdangerousandirresponsible

Thelistincluded:astrongbackgroundchecksystem,with

BradyCampaign,andothers,feltcouldmakeadifference.

“Ibeganthediscussionbylistingbasicmeasuresthatthe

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MakeCCWPoliciesAvailableatStationsandonLAPDWebsite

NRA/CRPAFLegalActionWinsCourtOrderForcingLAPDto

NRA/CRPAFLegalActionWinsCourtOrderForcingLAPDto CalGunLaws.com SanDiego,CA- -( Ammoland.com

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SanDiego,CA-

-(

)-OnThursday,June9,2011,Los

issuancepolicies.

regardingtheLAPD’sconcealedweaponspermit(CCW)processingand

andCRPAFoundationfinancedcaseagainsttheCityofLosAngeles

AngelesSuperiorCourtJudgeTerryGreengrantedamotionintheNRA

ConsentJudgmentfromthe1995Assenzav.CityofLosAngelescase.

ThemotionwasbroughttoforceLAPDtocomplywitha16-year-old

judgmentandtokeeppeopleinthedarkaboutwhatittakestogeta

Foryears,LAPDhasrepeatedlysoughttoavoiditsobligationsunderthe

CCWintheCityofL.A.

TheCityunsuccessfullyopposedthemotion.

whethertheLAPDshouldreverseitsdenialoftheCCWapplication. applicationsdeniedbytheLAPDandmakerecommendationsregarding ReviewPanel,madeupofappointedcitizenswhowouldreviewCCW

ofaCCWapplication.ThesettlementalsoestablishedaCitizensAdvisory applicantswouldbeinformedoftheproceduresforappealingthedenial determinewhetheranapplicanthas”goodcause”fortheCCW,andthat procedureforhandlingtheapplication,includingthefactorsusedto theapplicationwouldbeaccompaniedbyawrittencopyoftheLAPD’s aCCWpermitapplicationcouldgetoneatanyLAPDstationhouse,that agreedtobeboundbyaJudgmentrequiringthatallcitizenswhorequest

challengedintwolawsuitsin1992and1994.TosettlethesuitstheLAPD

refusaltoproperlyprocessCCWapplicationsandissueCCWswas andeffectivelyprohibitingtheissuanceofanyCCWs.TheCity’sunlawful makingCCWapplicationsavailable,neverfindinggoodcausetoexist, cause.”Formanyyears,theCityandtheLAPDhadapolicyofnot applicationsforCCWs,andtoissueCCWsiftheapplicanthas“good

UnderPenalCode§12050,theLAPDhasanobligationtoprocess

make.

noCCWs,despitewhatevershowingofgoodcausetheapplicantsmight

ReviewPanelandhasinsteadenactedadefactopolicyofagainissuing

AndtheLAPDisignoringtherecommendationsoftheCitizensAdvisory

copyoftheCCWpolicyandappealprocessavailableatallstationhouses.

Judgment.TheLAPDstoppedmakingCCWapplicationsandawritten

TheLAPDhasrepeatedlyfailedtohonoritslegalobligationsunderthe

Judgment.

submittedwiththemotiontoforceLAPDtocomplywiththe16-year-old

abouttheirfrustratedattemptstogetCCWapplications,whichwere

matterofLAPDpolicy.TheseNRAactivistwitnessessigneddeclarations

fillingouttheCCWapplicationbecausetheywouldbedeniedaCCWasa

citizensthatunlesstheywerecelebrities,theyshouldn’tevenbother

theLAPD’swrittencourtorderedpolicy.LAPDofficersbluntlytold

provideaCCWapplicationtotherequestingcitizen,muchlessacopyof

theLAPD’sapplicationprocessand,inalmostallinstances,couldnot

individualLAPDstationhouses.Theofficershadnounderstandingof

LAPD’sCCWpractices.Theywerefrustratedbyuncooperativeofficersat

motion,NRAgrassrootsactivistswererecruitedtoinvestigatethe

availableateachstationhouseasthejudgmentrequires.Tosupportthe

LAPDtomakeCCWapplicationsandcopiesofitswrittenpolicy

ThemotionheardonThursdaysought,amongotherthings,toforcethe

CCWpolicy.LAPDmustcomplywiththisOrderbyWednesday, thepubliccaneasilyaccessboththeCCWapplicationandtheLAPD compliance,andtoprominentlypostaCCWlinkontheLAPDwebsiteso judgmentandindicatingwhataffirmativestepsweretakentoensure precinctsconfirmingtheircompliancewiththetermsoftheAssenza

everyCommandingOfficerateachoftheLAPD’s21stationhousesand

lawyers,togetsworndeclarationssignedunderpenaltyofperjuryfrom

CitytoprovidecontactinformationforCCWapplicantstotheplaintiffs’

Ingrantingthemotionandrulingagainstthecity,theCourtorderedthe

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Amemorandumdiscussingthesuitsandtheirhistoryispostedhere.

theLAPDwasforcedtoagreetoyearsago. CCWsdespitemeetingthe“goodcause”criteriaforreceivingCCWsthat ofjobandarehigh-profilerobberytargets,havebeenrepeatedlydenied themandtheirfamilies,andthosewhocarrylargesumsofcashaspart CCWs.Citizenswhohavehadcredibleandongoingthreatsmadeagainst

applicationsbeingmadeperyear,LAPDhasonlygranted24active

Soinacitywithalmost4millioncitizens,withsome300CCW

Torectifythissituation,twonewlegalactionsarebeingpursued.The

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sectionsontheright:RelatedItemsandRelatedLaw.RelatedItemswill

information.Allofthearticlesarecrossreferenced.Notethetwo

iteasytoresearchthelawandtolocatesourcematerialsandrelated

theoryandpractice.CalGunLaws.comisdesignedandorganizedtomake

litigationthatdefinestheCaliforniafirearmsregulatoryschemein

administrativeandexecutiveregulations,caselaw,andpastandcurrent

complexfederal,state,andlocalfirearmlawsandordinances,

toprovideeasyaccesstoandfacilitateunderstandingofthemultitudeof

usebyattorneysandinterestedfirearmowners.CalGunLaws.comstrives

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firstisthemotiontoenforceJudgmentintheAssenzav.CityofLos

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Angelescasediscussedabove.

 

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Thesecondactionisanewlawsuit,Davisv.CityofLosAngeles.Thenine

NRA

recommendationsbytheCitizensAdvisoryReviewPanel.

methodofappealingdenial,andthefailuretogiveanyweightto

acknowledgetheavailabilityoftheCitizensAdvisoryReviewPanelasa

torespondtoinquiriesregardingthestatusofapplications,failuresto

stationhouses,butrefusalstotimelyconsidertheirapplications,failures

failurestoprovideapplicationsandcopiesofthewrittenpoliciesat

handlingoftheirCCWapplications.Theseabusesincludenotonlythe

declarationsattestingtoalitanyofmisstepsandabusesbyLAPDinits

pendingandunresolvedwiththeLAPDforyears,havesubmittedsworn

plaintiffsinthisnewaction,someofwhomhavehadCCWapplications

NRA/CRPAFLAPcase,Perutav.SanDiego,iscurrentlybeingheard.

asthecaselawdevelopsintheNinthCircuit,whereanother

SecondAmendmentchallengesmaybeincorporatedintotheselawsuits

proposals.

tremendoussuccessinbeatingbackmostoftheseanti-self-defense

rightsoflaw-abidinggunowners.TheNRA/CRPALOPhashad

effectiveinreducingaccidentsandviolencewithoutinfringingonthe

controlandeducatepoliticiansaboutavailableprogramsthatare

(LOP)–astatewidecampaigntofightillconceivedlocaleffortsatgun

coordinatedeffortsbecametheNRA/CRPA“LocalOrdinanceProject”

bansbeingwrittenandpushedinCaliforniabythegunbanlobby.Their

SeventeenyearsagotheNRAandCRPAjoinedforcestofightlocalgun

Amendmentcases,visitwww.nraila.comandwww.crpafoundation.org.

NRAortotheNRA/CRPAFLAPandsupportthisandsimilarSecond

apartiallistoftheLAP’srecentaccomplishments,ortocontributetothe

lowprofile,sothedetailsofeverylawsuitarenotalwaysreleased.Tosee

Sometimes,successismorelikelywhenLAP’slitigationeffortsarekept

andadvancetherightsoffirearmsowners,specificallyinCalifornia.

pro-activelystrikedownill-conceivedguncontrollawsandordinances

NRA/CRPAFoundationLegalActionProject(LAP),ajointventureto

legalenvironment,NRAandCRPAFoundationhaveformedthe

defenseandtheSecondAmendment.InthepostHellerandMcDonald

litigatingdozensofcasesinCaliforniacourtstopromotetherighttoself-

Inadditiontofightinglocalgunbans,fordecadestheNRAhasbeen

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AbouttoTakeCenterStage–It’snowtimetodefundProject

RunnerScandal

OfficialCorruptionintheObamaAdministration’sGun

Gunrunner!

OfficialCorruptionintheObamaAdministration’sGun Gunrunner! GunOwnersofAmerica explodenextweekinthenews.

GunOwnersofAmerica

explodenextweekinthenews.

Americahasbeenfollowingoverthepastseveralmonthsisreadyto

Washington,DC-

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buyerswhoweresuspectedsmugglers.

(ATF)wasworkingwithgunshops,approvingfirearmspurchasesto

operationwheretheBureauofAlcohol,Tobacco,FirearmandExplosives

website,youknowwhatProjectGunrunnerisallabout.Itreferstoan

newsletter,TheGunOwners,orwatchingourvideosontheGOA

IfyouhavebeenreadingourarticlesonAmmoLandorreadingour

Whilethisscandalousactivityremainedhiddenforsometime,itreally

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laterusedtomurderBorderPatrolagentBrianTerryinDecember.

wentviralinthenewsmediaafteroneofthegunssoldtoasmugglerwas

timestourgetheirlegislatorstocallforhearingsthemselves.

withPresidentObamaonthisissueandhasaskeditmembersseveral

specificallyinrelationtoProjectGunrunner.GOAhascorresponded

hearingstoinvestigatethecorruptionintheObamaadministration,

Sincethen,GOAhasbeenlobbyingtheCongresstoholdCongressional

whichalsogoesbythenamesofProjectGunwalkerorFastandFurious.

RepresentativesissettocommencehearingsintoProjectGunrunner—

Well,thereisgoodnewstoreport.Beginningnextweek,theHouseof

butevenso,hehasalreadydiscoveredquiteabit.

theHouseside.Hishearingsaresuretorevealmuchnewinformation,

Rep.DarrellIssa(R-CA)isthepointmanleadingtheinvestigationon

theOfficeofAttorneyGeneralHolder.”

audiencethispastTuesday.“Thisdecisionwasmadeatleastbypeoplein

ProjectGunrunner“wasauthorizedatthehighestlevel,”Issatoldaradio

intogunsmugglers’handsand,thus,fuelingmuchofMexico’sviolence.

President)wereblamingAmericangunstoresforlettingfirearmsslip

ownersonpartoftheObamaAdministration.Afterall,officials(likethe

Thisunderscoresthetremendoushypocrisyandantagonismagainstgun

thosefirearmstothoseverysamegunsmugglers.

Butallthewhile,theadministrationwasquietlyapprovingthesalesof

usedinMexicanviolencecamefromtheUnitedStates.”

pushguncontrolinCongressbydemonstratingthatguns

LarryPrattinhislettertothePresident,“inpart,soitcould

“[TheATF]apparentlydidthis,”saidGOAExecutiveDirector

ACTION:PleaseurgeyourRepresentativetocloselyfollowthe

nocomprisegunlobbyinWashington’–RonPaul gunowners.GOAseesfirearmsownershipasafreedomissue.`Theonly

formedin1975topreserveanddefendtheSecondAmendmentrightsof

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TonyHolmesJoinsTeamBenelli’s3-GunRoster

TonyHolmesJoinsTeamBenelli’s3-GunRoster upcominghearingsintoProjectGunrunner.Tellthemthatitis

upcominghearingsintoProjectGunrunner.Tellthemthatitis

BenelliThreeGun

unconscionableforCongresstobefundingaprogramthatallowsthe

ObamaAdministration:

ACCOKEEK,MD-

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1.Toputgunsintothehandsofsuspectedgunsmugglers;andthen,

2.Toturnaroundandblamelaw-abidinggunownersforthe

problem!

ProjectGunrunnerneedstobedefundedIMMEDIATELY!

announcetheadditionofTonyHolmestoitsrosterof3-guntopshots.

magazineconfiguration.

systemattached,whichpermitshimtoemploy21roundsinarotating

enjoysshootinghisBenelliM2withanXRAILmagazineextension

HolmesspecializesintheOpenClassof3-gunmatches.Heespecially

Competingintheshootingsportssince1974,Holmeshasprovenhimself

matchesandlaterinPPC.

GunOwnersofAmerica

8001ForbesPlace,Suite102

(PPC),HomesbegancompetinginNRAHigh-power,Small-boreRifle fatherwhowasaseriouscompetitorinPracticalPistolCompetitions pistol,rifleandshotgun.Coachedasayoungsterbyhispoliceofficer tobeatopcompetitorinavarietyofshootingdisciplines,including

Springfield,VA22151

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FAX:703-321-8408

HisfirstnationalmatchwasaSecondChanceBowlingPinShootin

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1983,andhe’sneverlookedback.

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remainshisfavorite.

Bullseye,PPC,ActionPistolandLong-RangeSilhouetteRifle,3-gun

shootsinavarietyofcompetitivedisciplines,includingISPCA,Masters, likedfortheinclusionofthreedifferenttypesofguns.AlthoughHomes

Inthelate1980sHolmesbeganshootingin3-gunmatches,whichhe

alonglistofcompetitiveachievements.

2-timeUSNationalCombatShotgunChampionjusttonameafewfrom

Amonghisdistinctions,Holmesisthe2003World3-GunChampionand

shotgun.”

ofmyBenelliM2,whichhasbecomemyprimary“go-to”

said.“Andassuch,Irelyheavilyontheflawlessperformance

breathe,eat&sleepthinkingaboutmynextmatch.”Holmes

“Iattendmanymatchesallaroundthecountry,andIlive,

Republican/conservativenews,commentaryandopinion”.

www.nationalreview.com.

motivesbehindsuchreporting.Moreinfocanbefoundat

Talktotalkabouthowwrongsomeinthemediagetit,andpossible

howeasyitistoobtaina“fullyautomaticassaultrifle”

Williamsonrecentlywroteanarticlediscussingthemisconceptionof

.He’svisitsGun

byTheJoyceFoundation,anotoriousanti-gunrightsorganization.

writtenbyaDispatchjournalististhattheywerepaidfor–andpaidfor

Dispatch.TheproblemBausandmanyothershavewiththesearticles

,publishedlastweekinTheColumbus titled“OverrunbyGuns”

www.buckeyefirearms.org,Bausexaminesathree-partseriesofarticles

BuckeyeFirearmsAssociation.Inhismostrecentonlinearticleon

AlsoonGunTalkthisweek,ChadBaus,ViceChairmanofOhio’s

Forthelatestnewsandproductinformationvisitwww.benelliusa.com

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NonakaPlacesTenthOverallforIronSightatSpeedonSteel.

RandiRogersNamedLadiesLimitedChampionatDoubleTapandTori

andWorldClassSpeedonSteel

TeamGLOCKLadiesMaintainTopSpotsinUSPSADoubleTap

showaboutgunsandtheshootingsports.

Gresham’sGunTalk(R)Radio,thenationally-syndicatedradiotalk

twowritersaboutmediabiasagainstfirearms,thisSundayonTom

honestnewsissometimeshardtofindintoday’sworld.Tomspeakswith

-( MANDEVILLE,LA-

)-Fact-checked,unbiased,

widelyreadandinfluentialmagazineandwebsitefor

KevinD.WilliamsonwritesfortheNationalReview–“America’smost

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GlockPistols

SMYRNA,Ga.-

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)-TeamGLOCKcontinuedtheirtop

SpeedonSteel2011,heldJune3-4,inOldBridge,NJ.

Championships,heldJune3-5,inWichitaFalls,TXandtheWorldClass

finishingseasonattheycompetedintheUSPSADoubleTap

finishedasLadiesLimitedDivisionchampionand25thoverall.

RandiRogers,whorepresentedtheteamattheUSPSADoubleTap,

IronSightCenterfiredivisionand14thintheOpenCenterfire.

ToriNonaka,whocompetedintheSpeedonSteel,placedtenthinthe

secondsandscored131outofthe140points.

14papertargetsforapossible140points.Rogersshotthestagein20.15

the“SeaSerpent.”Thisparticularstagerequiredthecompetitorstohit

deepfieldofworldchampions,whereshewasfacedwithstagessuchas

RogersperformanceattheDoubleTapChampionshipsputheragainsta

agiantseaserpent.

backwardthecompetitormustalsoduckbelowanarchbuilttoresemble

whilekeepingthemuzzlepointeddownrange.Inadditionwhilemoving

rectangularshootingareaandmaneuverbackwardtoengagetargets

Achallengingstage,thecompetitormustbeginatthefrontofa

GLOCK35,.40,builtbyS&JCustom.

withtheoutcomeofthematch.”Rogerscompetedwitha

focusedDoubleTapwasachallenge,butIwasveryhappy

betweentheveryaccuracyintensiveBianchiCuptothespeed

withmyoverallplacement,”statedRogers.“Transitioning

“FormyfirstDoubleTapcompetition,Iwasverypleased

overallandtheOpenCenterfireDivisionsplacing14thoverall.

SpeedonSteel,shotinboththeIronSightCenterfire,placingtenth

ToriNonaka,whocompetedforTeamGLOCKattheWorldClassSteel

variationoftheSteelChallengewilldefinitelyhelpmeto

withmyperformance,”statedNonaka.“Thisexciting

“Ilookedforwardtothismatchallyear,andwasverypleased

Gunsmithing.

andaGLOCK17OpenSteelGunbuiltbyHatfield’s

competedwithbothaGLOCK34,9×19,builtbyS&JCustom

preparefortheworldchampionshipinAugust.”Nonaka

ToriNonakawillbeattheIDPACarolinaCupinOxford,NC.

RegionalinPiru,CA,June17-19.ThesameweekendRandiRogersand

DaveSevignywillnextcompeteinTheSteelChallengeWestCoast

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SportsResearch

SouthwickAssociatesHonoredforGroundbreakingShooting

SouthwickAssociatesHonoredforGroundbreakingShooting SouthwickAssociates whoenjoytheoutdoors.

SouthwickAssociates

whoenjoytheoutdoors.

organizationsbetterunderstandandservetheneedsandhabitsofpeople

researchthathashelpedgovernmentagencies,businessesand

NationalShootingSportsFoundation(NSSF)fortheirgroundbreaking

organizationSouthwickAssociateswashonoredthisweekbythe

-( FERNANDINABEACH,Fl-

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Summit.ThisyeartheeventwasheldinLouisville,Ky.,June8-9.

IndustryResearch,duringtheorganization’sannualShootingSports

ThepresentationwasmadebyJimCurcuruto,NSSF’sDirectorof

activitiesthatcompetewithhuntingandtargetshooting.

AssociatesandResponsiveManagement.Theprojectfocusedonthe

aroundthefindingsofanewjointresearchprojectbySouthwick

andrecreationalshooting.Thisyearakeytopicofdiscussionrevolved

andconservationfieldstodiscussissuesthataffectthefutureofhunting

industryandtheSummitwasanopportunityforleadersoftheindustry

TheNSSFisthetradeassociationforthefirearmsandammunition

“Theawardsarewelldeserved.NSSFresearchwouldnotbe

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wildlifestatues.

presentingthetwobusinesseswithhand-carvedwalnut

whereitistodaywithoutthem,”saidCurcuruto,in

theirconsumers. understandtheirmarketsandhelpimproveproductsandservicesfor privatebusinessesinvolvedintheoutdoorindustrytohelpthembetter licensestructuresandpricing.Thefirmhasalsoworkedextensivelywith servethepublic.Theirworkhasdirectlyledtoagenciesimprovingtheir themunderstandoutdoorenthusiastsandcreateprogramsthatbetter ofmostofthestatewildlifeagenciesandindustryassociationstohelp distinguishedhistoryofconductinggroundbreakingresearchonbehalf shootingsportsindustries.SouthwickAssociateshasalongand economics,statisticsandmarketevaluationsforthehunting,anglingand

1990andforthepast21yearshasbeentheleaderinevaluatingthe

founderandowner,RobSouthwick.Southwickfoundedthecompanyin

AcceptingtheawardonbehalfofSouthwickAssociateswascompany

recognitionandfortheopportunitytoservetheindustry.”

participation.WearesincerelygratefultotheNSSFforits

boostprofitsandincreasehuntingandshootingsports

neededtodevelopnewresearchtoolsthathelpcompanies

receivingthehonor.“TheNSSFhasprovidedusthesupport

beenprofessionallyrewardingandfun,”saidSouthwickin

“HelpingdeveloptheNSSF’stradestatisticsprogramhas

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2011GunRightsPolicyConferenceInvitation

studythatidentifiedhunterchurnratesanddescribedtheirlifestyles.

toidentifytrends.Lastyear,thecompanyconductedagroundbreaking

shootersandconductingthefirsteverannualsurveyoffirearmsretailers

estimatesoflifetimeexpendituresexpectedfromnewhuntersandtarget

sales,trackingshootingrangeactivitiesandtrends,generatingthefirst

withNSSFhaveincludeddevelopingthefirstindexofhuntinglicense

KeyprojectsthatSouthwickAssociateshasconductedinconjunction

KeyprojectsthatSouthwickAssociateshasconductedinconjunction retentioneffortsformanyyearstocome.

retentioneffortsformanyyearstocome.

NSSFexpectsthefindingstohelpguiderecruitmentand

SecondAmendmentFoundation

BELLEVUE,WA-

-(

)-DearFellowGunRightsActivist,

ThisyearGRPCwillbeaction-packed.Withover50speakershand-

killsandmore.

andtheirusesincludinglandtransactions,newbusinessventures,fish

relatedindustries;andanalyzingthevalueoffishandwildliferesources

Amendmentcasesinthecourts.ThethemeofIt’sAboutFreedomis distributionchannelsandtheoverallstructureofspecificoutdoor-

trackingtrendswithinoutdoorindustriesaswellasidentifyingmajor thejobs,taxrevenuesandothereconomicimpactsofoutdoorrecreation; hunters,wildlifeviewersandotheroutdoorrecreationists;quantifying Ourexpertiseincludesmeasuringretailexpendituresbyanglers, specializeineconomicandbusinessstatisticsrelatedtofishandwildlife. agencies,aswellasthesportfishingandhuntingindustries.We

SouthwickAssociateswasfoundedin1989toservestatefishandwildlife

AboutSouthwickAssociates:

Iwouldliketopersonallyinviteyoutoour26thannualGunRights

PolicyConference(GRPC),whichwillbetakingplaceSeptember23,24,

and25,2011inChicago,IllinoisattheHyattRegencyChicagoO’Hare

Airporthotel.

Withthenewbattlesoverindividualrightsintheageofterrorism,

attacksonourgunrightsfromtheUNaswellasanumberofSecond

mostimportantaswesetthepro-gunrightsagendafortheyeartocome.

presentedpromisetohaveanimpactthatwillhelpdirectthepathofour

pickedfromtheleadershipoftheGunRightsMovement,thetopicstobe

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causeforyearstocome. ,

, Responsive , SouthwickAssociates causeforyearstocome. ,

Invitedspeakersthisyearinclude:myself,JoeTartaro,AlanGura,Otis

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OwnersofAmerica.

NationalShootingSportsFoundation,KeepAndBearArms.com,andGun

fortheRighttoKeepandBearArms,NationalRifleAssociation,

asstafffromtheSecondAmendmentFoundation,CitizensCommittee

McDonald,JohnLott,MassadAyoob,DavidKopel,JohnSnyder,aswell

Anumberofelectedpoliticalleadershavebeeninvitedaswell.

ofvitalpro-gunrightsmaterialstoeachattendee.

thetabforlunchandsnacks,butwillalsoprovidemorethan$125worth

Asinthepast,theSecondAmendmentFoundationwillnotonlypickup

receptions.

ShootingSportsFoundationandIllinoisStateRifleAssociationplanned

opportunitytochatwiththespeakersatthetwoeveningNational

Inadditiontotheluncheonandfreematerials,youwillhavethe

attendthiseventisabsolutelyfree!

haselectedtohelpunderwritetheentirecostoftheevent.Yourcostto

Thiseventissoimportanttoourcause,thattheSAFBoardofTrustees

sponsoredbytheSecondAmendmentFoundation. planningonattendingtheGunRightsPolicyConference(GRPC)

nightcanbemadebycalling1-800-233-1234,andtellingthemyouare

attendees.Reservationsforthespecialdiscountedroomrateof$112per

event,IhavenegotiatedaspecialdiscountroomrateforGRPC

Becauseofthenumberofpeoplewhotraveleveryyeartoattendthis

425-451-3959.

InformationPage,orsendane-mailtogrpc2011@saf.org,orfaxusat

register.YoucanalsoregisteronlineatourGRPCRegistration&

Ifyouhaveanyquestions,pleasecalltheSAFofficeat(425)454-7012to

SecondAmendmentFoundation

Founder

Sincerelyyours,AlanM.Gottlieb

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MicrostampingBillinNYSLegislature

NiagaraCountyLegislatureUnanimouslyOpposes

NiagaraCountyLegislatureUnanimouslyOpposes AmmoLandGunNews unreliableatbest.

AmmoLandGunNews

unreliableatbest.

gunstheincludedcostlytechnologythathadbeenrepeatedlyproven

Assemblythatwouldrequiregun-buyersinNewYorkstatetopurchase

unanimouslyopposedanextremebillpassedbytheNewYorkState

-( NiagaraCounty,NY-

)-NiagaraCountylawmakers

passage.

condemntheAssembly’sactionsandcallontheSenatetoblockits

representingfourofNiagaraCounty’sruraltownstoleadaneffortto

ofextremegun-controlorganizations-causedapairoflawmakers

Assembly’spassageofabizarre“micro-stamping”bill-longthedarling

Amendmentbills,mostofwhicharestoppedcoldintheSenate.The

Assembly’sleadership,whicheveryyearpassesaraftofanti-Second

CountylawmakersexpresseddisgustwithgrandstandingbytheState

hurrytorequiretheunprovenandcostlytechnologyinNewYork. wereleftscratchingtheirheadsaboutwhytheAssemblyisinsucha schoolopposingmandatingthetechnology,NiagaraCountylawmakers theUniversityofCalifornia-Davis.WithevenaUniversityofCalifornia

atbest-evenbeingprovenineffectiveduringaninvolved2006studyat

forproponentsoftheconcept,it’sbeenrepeatedlyfoundtoworkpoorly

numberoncartridgesejectedbysemiautomaticpistols.Unfortunately

Micro-stampingwould,intheory,imprintauniqueidentification

oftenauthoredbydownstateAssemblymen.

askingtheSenatetoonceagainactasaroadblockagainstextremelaws,

admonishingtheAssembly’sleadershipforpassingthelegislationand

Forthatreason,Tuesdaynightcountylegislatorswereunanimousin

“Whatwehavehereisthismicro-stamping-Ihesitatetouse

LegislatorJohnSyracuse,R-Newfane,toldhiscolleagues.

AmendmentrightslegislationoriginatingintheAssembly,”

“Again,itseemstheassaulthasstartedwiththeanti-Second

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tests.AndnowtheAssemblywantstorequireit.”

theword‘technology’-thathasrepeatedlyfailedinlaboratory

technologyimpotent.

unreadable-andthatacriminalwithametalfilecouldrenderthe

crimelabhadfoundthatvirtuallyallofthestampedcharacterswere

-asidefromthefactthatasimilarexperimentataSuffolkCounty,N.Y.,

Syracusenotedthatchiefamongtheproblemswithmicro-stamping

guncontrol.”

purchaseguns.Andwewon’ttoleratethisback-dooreffortat

thisdoesiserodetherightsoflaw-abidingcitizensto

“They’reeasilyscouredortamperedwith,”Syracusesaid.“All

hisfellowlaw-enforcementofficers.

ammunitioncasingsfiredbylaw-abidingfirearmsowners-particularly

concernedabouteffortsbycriminalstomisusemicro-stamped

LegislatorMichaelA.Hill,R-Middleport,aparoleofficerwhowas

SyracusewasjoinedinsponsoringthemeasureblastingtheAssemblyby

scenetoaddtoconfusion.”

criminalstogotopickupcasingstoscatteraroundacrime

themall.Andtheserangeswouldbeapopularplacefor

therange.Wedoourbesttopickthemup.Butwedon’tget

qualify,andweusequiteafewcartridges,andthey’reallover

enforcementofficermyself,Igototherangetwiceayearto

becomevictimsoffalseaccusations,”Hillsaid.“Asalaw-

opportunitythat,ifthisactuallyworked,peoplecould

“Theproblemwiththetechnologyisthattheremaybean

Associationaswell.

Hill’sspecificobjectionhasbeenrepeatedlycitedbytheNationalRifle

revolvers,astheexpendedcartridgesremaininthegun.

tosemiautomaticpistols.Micro-stampingwouldbeineffectiveon

firearms,notedasecondfailingofmicro-stamping:itonlyisapplicable

Hill,whoasalaw-enforcementofficerisquiteknowledgeableabout

nullifiestheeffectivenessofthistechnology.”

goingtotakethecartridgeswiththem,”Hillsaid.“That

Iftheyusedaguninthatcategorytocommitacrime,they’re

“OldWest-typeguns-revolvers-don’tevenejecttheirrounds.

suchacostlydatabasewouldbepaidfor.

IDs,butfailstoexplainhowconstruction,updating,andmaintenanceof

Assemblybillrequirescreationofastatewidedatabaseofuniquebullet

Furthercomplicatingthings,HillandSyracusenoted,isthatthe

wherethatmoneyisgoingtocomefrom.”

moneytomaintain,”Hillsaid.“TheAssemblydoesn’tsay

“Iknowthatdatabasescostmoneytocreate.Databasescost

micro-stampingbillonbehalfofhiscolleagues.

HillsummeduptheCountyLegislature’soppositiontotheAssembly

anotherattackonourSecondAmendmentrights.”

bescrubbedrightoutofahandgun.AndIjustthinkit’s

enforcementforatechnologythat’snotproven,andthatcan

leadershipistalkingaboutaddinganexpensetolaw-

“Therearejustalotofholesinit,”Hillsaid.“TheAssembly

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BaitingBan

MichiganNaturalResourcesCommissionVotestoLiftDeer

BaitingBan MichiganNaturalResourcesCommissionVotestoLiftDeer MichiganNaturalResourcesCommissionVotestoLiftDeerBaitingBan

MichiganNaturalResourcesCommissionVotestoLiftDeerBaitingBan

MichiganNaturalResourcesCommissionVotestoLiftDeerBaitingBan MichiganDepartmentofNaturalResources 9

MichiganDepartmentofNaturalResources

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feedingbaninthestate’sLowerPeninsula.

CommissiononThursdayvoted4-3toliftthecurrentdeerbaitingand

Michigan-

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County. (CWD)wasdetectedinadeerataprivatedeerbreedingfacilityinKent

Thebanhadbeeninplacesince2008,whenChronicWastingDisease

Alpena,Iosco,Montmorency,OscodaandPresqueIsle. ThecountieswherebaitingwillcontinuetobeprohibitedareAlcona, six-countyBovineTuberculosiszoneinnortheasternLowerMichigan.

BaitingwillstillbeprohibitedinDeerManagementUnit(DMU)487,the

gallonsatatime,acrossa10-footby10-footareaperhuntinglocation.

Oct.1toJan.1.Huntersmayplaceanytypeofbait,nomorethantwo

TheNRCapprovedaproposaltoallowbaitinginlimitedquantitiesfrom

year-around.

twogallonsofbaitontheirpropertywithin100yardsoftheirresidence

Peninsula,withtheexceptionofDMU487.Propertyownersmayplace

TheNRCalsoreinstatedrecreationalfeedingofdeerintheLower

meansitwillreconsiderthebaitingissueagainin2014.

TheNRCalsoplacedathree-yearsunsetontheregulations,which

testingandsurveillanceinthestateforCWD. baninthreeyears,givingtheDNRadequatetimetoperformdisease regulationsmakingthebanpermanent,butsaiditwouldreconsiderthe white-taileddeerintheLowerPeninsula.TheNRCthenpassed responseplanforCWDandimmediatelybannedbaitingandfeedingof Departmentfollowedprotocolasoutlinedinthestate’semergency privatedeerbreedingfacilityinKentCounty.Atthetime,the detectedthestate’sfirstcaseofCWDinathreeyear-oldfemaledeerata

In2008,theDepartmentofNaturalResourcesannouncedithad

forCWD,butdidnotdetectanothercase.

Inthethreeyearperiod,theDNRtestedthousandsofwhite-taileddeer

licenserevocation.

penaltiesforrepeatoffenders,whichwouldincludemandatoryhunting

hasbeenidentifiedwhosupportsestablishinganescalatingscaleof

strengthenthepenaltiesforbaitingviolations.Apotentialbillsponsor

TheNRCalsodirectedtheDepartmenttoworkwiththeLegislatureto

exposureofdeertoanyunknowndiseasethatmaybepresent.

activelyhunting.Thismayminimizethechanceofdirectandindirect

thesamepointontheground,andonlyplacebaitoutwhentheyare

Ifhuntersdousebait,theDNRrequeststheynotplacebaitrepeatedlyat

www.michigan.gov/emergingdiseases.

FormoreinformationaboutCWD,goto

moreinformation,gotowww.michigan.gov/dnr.

naturalandculturalresourcesforcurrentandfuturegenerations.For

conservation,protection,management,useandenjoymentofthestate’s

TheMichiganDepartmentofNaturalResourcesiscommittedtothe

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ArcheryTradeAssociationMembershipDriveUnderWay

ArcheryTradeAssociationMembershipDriveUnderWay ArcheryTradeAssociation 2011membershipsexpireJune30.

ArcheryTradeAssociation

2011membershipsexpireJune30.

theirmembershipnowtobeattherushthatbeginswhencurrent2010-

NewUlm,Minn.-

-(

)-ATAretailmemberscanrenew

the2012ATATradeShowinColumbus,Ohio,mustbeATAmembers.

Aswiththe2011TradeShowinIndianapolis,retailerswishingtoattend

bypayingtheirduesandrenewingtheirmembershipsonline.

700“pre-verified”retailmembers.Membersareencouragedtosavetime

ofmemberships,andaremailingoutrenewalordersfor2011-2012to

ATAmembership-servicesstaffrecentlycompletedtheirannualreview

itinaftercompletingthe“cc”infoontheorder.

Theycanalsopaybymailingbackthepaperworkwithacheck,orfaxing

ATAverification. abletorenewonline.Theymustmailorfaxtherequiredinformationfor renew.Thesememberswillnotreceiveaduesorder,sotheywillnotbe receivearequestforinformationtobecomeverifiedandeligibleto

Anadditional300retailmemberswhosecommitmentendsJune30will

“Retailer”and“

createthisoneuniformcategory,andeliminatetheformercategories:

Retailer”membershipcategory.TheATADealersCouncildecidedto

Startingthisyear,allretailerswillbepartofthe“ArcheryProShop

ProShopRetailer.”

(866)266-2776,ext.2,ormarialewis@archerytrade.org.

Forquestionsaboutyourstatusormembership,contactMariaLewisat

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archeryandbowhuntingindustry.Visit:www.archerytrade.org

retailers,distributors,salesrepresentativesandothersworkinginthe

TheArcheryTradeAssociationistheorganizationformanufacturers,

About

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CommerceTownshipforPark

MichiganDNRMovesAheadWithDealtoSell500Acresto

MichiganDNRMovesAheadWithDealtoSell500Acresto MichiganDepartmentofNaturalResources

MichiganDepartmentofNaturalResources

June9meetingoftheMichiganNaturalResourcesCommission.

RodneyStokesauthorizedtheDNRtomoveaheadwiththedealatthe

nearingcompletion,asDepartmentofNaturalResourcesDirector

thetownshiptodevelopintoapublicoutdoorrecreationfacilityis

acresofstate-ownedlandinOaklandCounty’sCommerceTownshipto

Michigan-

)-Alandtransactionthatwouldsell500

-(

301.3acresfor$1,522,860,withaclosingtooccurbeforeApril15,2012.

closingtooccurbeforeSept.15.Thesecondphaseincludesthesaleof

firstphaseincludessaleofa201.4acreparcelfor$1,282,140,witha

CommerceTownshiptothetownshipforatotalof$2.805million.The

Thetwo-phasedealincludessaleofapproximately502acresin

wildlifehabitatandpublicoutdooreducationpurposes.

townshipagreedtokeepthepropertyopentothepublicforopenspace,

recreationandopenspaceuses.Underthesaleagreementreached,the

theDNRandCommerceTownshipaboutthesaleofthelandforpublic

Thetransactionistheculminationofamulti-yeardiscussionbetween

propertywasclosedtothepublic,andnotactivelymanagedaspartof ofDefense.DuetoitsoccupationbytheDepartmentofDefense,the

partiallyusedinthe1950sasaNikemissilebasebytheUSDepartment

Theproperty,knownastheProudLakeRecreationArea–EastUnit,was

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recommendedthatthe502acresbesoldorexchanged.

propertyasapartofitsstatewideLandConsolidationStrategy,and

theProudLakeRecreationArea.In2006,theDNRre-evaluatedthe

propertyhavebeenfilledinandtheareanowconsistsofopenfields. containedtheformerNikemissilesite.Theformermissilesilosonthe

Thesouthportionisapproximately248acres,including72acresthat

parcels.Thenorthportionisapproximately253acresandundeveloped.

ThepropertyisbisectedbyWiseRoad,whichdividesitintotwodistinct

costofownership,operationandmaintenanceoftheproperty. agreementalsoallowsCommerceTownshiptochargefeestooffsetthe contests,tournamentsorsimilareventsthatpromotetheoutdoors.The Thepropertycanbeusedforevents,classes,instructionalactivities, recreationfacilitiesandfields,tennisorbasketballcourtsoricerinks. formerlydevelopedcanonceagainbedevelopedtohostactiveoutdoor

outdooreducationpurposes.The72-acreformermissilesitethatwas

space,inagenerallynaturalcondition,forwildlifehabitatandpublic

Thesaleagreementrequiresthetownshiptokeepthelandasopen

fromthestate’sGameandFishProtectionFund.

replacementlandsthatmeetthecriteriaforlandsacquiredwithfunds

southernMichigan.Aportionoftheproceedswillbeusedtoacquire

recreationareas,andotherhighqualityoutdoorrecreationlandin

begiventolandswithinDNRboundariesinstategameareas,parksand

DNRusestopurchaselandforpublicrecreationpurposes.Prioritywill

Proceedsfromthesaleofthepropertywillgointoarestrictedfundthe

moreinformation,gotowww.michigan.gov/dnr.

naturalandculturalresourcesforcurrentandfuturegenerations.For

conservation,protection,management,useandenjoymentofthestate’s

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AttentionUplandbirdhuntersandoutdoorenthusiasts.

Observations

WisconsinDNRNeedsYourHelpWithGameBirdBrood

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WisconsinDNRNeedsYourHelpWithGameBirdBroodObservations

WisconsinDNRNeedsYourHelpWithGameBirdBroodObservations WisconsinDNR MADISON,WI- -( Ammoland.com

WisconsinDNR

MADISON,WI-

-(

)-TheWisconsinDNRisaskingfor

uplandgamebirdspecies.

yourhelpinmeasuringthebroodproductionofsomeofthestate’s

bobwhitequail.

ruffedgrouse,sharp-tailedgrouse,prairiechicken,graypartridge,and

Wearelookingforobservationsofbroodsofpheasant,wildturkey,

species.

sourceofinformationonthereproductivestatusofsomeofourwildlife

andseeavarietyofourstate’sabundantwildlife.Thismakesyouagood

Wisconsinitesspendmanydaysoutdoorsduringthesummermonths,

survey,alinktothesurveyform,andatallysheetforyourusecanbe

quail,pleasereportyoursightings.Instructionsonhowtoperformthe

grouse,sharp-tailedgrouse,prairiechicken,graypartridge,orbobwhite

activities,andwhenyouseeabroodofyoungpheasants,turkey,ruffed

Nospecialeffortisrequired!Justgoaboutyournormalsummertime

broods.

Alsoreportanysightingsofturkeyandpheasanthensthatdonothave

gamebroodsofwildturkey,ring-neckedpheasant,ruffedgrouse,prairie

Duringthesummerof2010,Wisconsinitesreported950observationsof

observations)andruffedgrouse(117observations).

mostfrequentlyobservedgamebirdspecieswerewildturkey(765

chicken,sharp-tailedgrouse,graypartridgeandbobwhitequail.The

surveywebsitepleasecontactBrianDhuey.

anyquestionsaboutthesurvey,orifyouhaveanyissuesaccessingthe

statusofthesebirdsandtohelpmakefallhuntingforecasts.Ifyouhave

Resultsfromyourobservationswillbeusedtomonitorthereproductive

ThankyouforyourinterestinWisconsin’swildlife.

WisconsinDNRTags:BroodSurveys

WildlifeSurveysandDatabaseManager

BrianDhuey

,WDNR

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RMEFHonorsOregonElkResearcherwithMurieAward

RMEFHonorsOregonElkResearcherwithMurieAward RockyMountainElkFoundation WisdomofLaGrande,Ore.

RockyMountainElkFoundation

WisdomofLaGrande,Ore.

presentedbytheRockyMountainElkFoundationtoDr.Michael

rememberedasthefatherofmodernelkmanagement,hasbeen

science-basedconservationlegacyofOlausJ.Murie,thelatebiologist

-( MISSOULA,Mont.-

)-Anawardhonoringthe

Laboratory,atLaGrande. thePacificNorthwestResearchStation,ForestryandRangeSciences

Therecipientofthe2011OlausJ.MurieAwardisawildliferesearcherat

AnexpertinNorthAmericanungulateecologyandmodeling,wildlife

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anthropogenicriskfactors.

alsoisanotedleaderasthesetopicsrelatetodisturbanceregimesand

biology,vertebratespeciesandwildlife-habitatrelationships,Wisdom

has118publicationstohiscreditinscientificjournals.

regardinguseoftechnologiesandmethodsinungulateresearch.Healso formalconsultationswithscientistsbothnationallyandinternationally

postersandof44offeredpresentationsandposters.Wisdomhas17

extensive.Hehasbeenanauthororco-authorof364invitedpapersand

Wisdom’scontributionstothescienceofwildlifemanagementare

staffbiologistforRMEF. effectiveness,”saidTomToman,directorofconservationand ofthefirstdefinitiveattemptstopredicthabitat

since1986hasheardofthe‘WisdomModel,’whichwasone

“Everyonewhohasfollowedprofessionalelkmanagement

advancedtechniquesinelkmanagement.”

restorationwork.Mikeremainsonthecuttingedgeofthese

andslopetohelpdirecthabitatenhancementandwatershed

dietarydigestibleenergy,distancetoroads,distancetocover

objectivehasneverchanged:Developatooltomeasure

biologistsbutMikeremainsoneoftheleadersandthe

“Newermodelingeffortsareacollaborationofmany

prosperinearlyandmid-seralsuccessionalhabitats.

Alongtheway,Wisdom’seffortsalsobenefitotherwildlifespeciesthat

FunctionProgramoftheUSDAForestService.

partoftheStarkeyUngulateEcologyTeam,EcologicalProcessand

ForestandRangeScienceLaboratoryinLaGrande,Ore.Wisdomisnow

scientist,aregionalwildlifeecologistandaterrestrialscientistatthe

ManagementinCoosBay,Ore.Healsoworkedasatechnologytransfer

biologistandassistantdistrictwildlifebiologistfortheBureauofLand

andfisheriesteacherassistant.Heservedasawildlifeandfisheries

WildlifeFoundation,birdphaseresearchleader,chemicallabtechnician

Duringhiscareer,WisdomhasbeenawildlifeassistantatMaxMcGraw

UniversityofIdaho.

fromNewMexicoStateandPh.D.inforestry,rangeandwildlifefromthe

fromUniversityofWisconsin-StevensPoint,anM.S.inwildlifescience

Wisdom’sacademicachievementsincludeaB.S.inwildlifemanagement

followlaterthisyear. wasunabletoattend,however,soaformalpresentationtohimwill StatesandProvincesDeerandElkWorkshopinNewMexico.Wisdom

The2011OlausJ.MurieAwardwasannouncedinMayattheWestern

Theawardisbasedonfivecriteria:

1.Relevanceofworktotheconservationofwild,free-rangingelk

2.Applicationofwork“ontheground”tobenefitwild,free-ranging

elk

3.Dedicationtohisorherprofession

4.Commitmenttotheconservationofwild,free-rangingelk

5.Credibilityandrespectamongpeers

Muriediedin1963.

protectionofwildlifehabitat,receivingnumeroushonorsandawards.

America,publishedin1951.Hepromotedsoundstewardshipand

Hole,Wyo.Hisdetailedworkledtotheclassicbook,TheElkofNorth

conductelkandhabitatresearchattheNationalElkRefugeinJackson

MuriewaseducatedattheUniversityofMichigan.Hewasthefirstto

RobertD.NelsonandJohnCook.

includeJackWardThomas,JimPeek,L.JackLyon,ValeriusGeist,

havebecomeconservationleadersintheirownrite.Pastrecipients

TheRMEFawardhonorsMurie’slegacywhilerecognizingthosewho

ELK.

fishingandotherrecreation.Getinvolvedatwww.rmef.orgor800-CALL

RMEFalsoworkstoopen,secureandimprovepublicaccessforhunting, stretchingalongtheentireContinentalDividefromCanadatoMexico.

5.7millionacres,alandareaequivalenttoaswaththreemileswideand

anelkcountryinitiativethathasconservedorenhancedhabitatonover

Snowypeaks,darktimberbasinsandgrassymeadows.RMEFisleading

AbouttheRockyMountainElkFoundation:

,RMEF

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news@ammoland.com 11June2011 FingerOFFtheTriggerStupid TacticalTipsbyLarryVickers

TacticalTipsbyLarryVickers

gunsafetyasitappliestoyouintheworldwelivein.

NRAcertifiedinstructorreadsoffalittlecardhecarriesinhiswalletbut

classesis‘real’worldfirearmssafety-notthefirearmssafetythatan

MariettaOhio-

-(

)-OnethingIliketohighlightinmy

takeeverythingyouown.Withthatinmindheregoes;

Theworldthatisfulloflawyersthatwouldlikenothingmorethanto

youjustlaunched-goodorbad. worldandalwaysrememberwhenyoupullthetriggeryouownthebullet dealingwith.Thisisyetanotherreasonwhyaccuracyiskinginthereal bestbackstopyoucanhopetohaveistheuppertorsoofthebadguyyour behindthetarget.Onthetwowayrangethetargetsshootbackandthe

1)Intherealworldtherearenopapertargetsor12footearthberms

AccuracyIsKing

beiswrongonetimeandalifechangingeventcouldhappen.

wecanpointitanywherewewantto–thisisdangerousasallwehaveto

Somethinginourbrainsaysthatoncethegunis‘empty’itisinertand

again

2)Treateveryweaponasifisloadedatalltimes;readthatlastpart

DangerLoadedWeapon

-atalltimes!!Weknowthisisimportantbutpeopledon’tdoit.

themall.

Thisisactuallythemostcommonlyviolatedsafetyruleof

‘whatifthisweaponwheretodischargerightnow?’

3)Muzzleawareness;goeshandinhandwith#2–alwaysaskyourself

MuzzleAwareness

itisabsolutelynecessary-intheciviliansectoritrarelyis,ifever.

toknowwherethegunispointingatalltimesandonlysweepsomeoneif

doingbusiness-insomecasesitcan’tbeavoided.Mytheoryisyouneed

andMilitarysweeppeoplewiththeirmuzzlesallthetimeasamatterof

behurt’.Thisonecan’tbeoveremphasizedbecauseintherealworldLE

Youwanttheanswertobe‘myearswouldberingingbutnoonewould

putthisruleintopracticeeachandeverytimeyouhandleone. handguns–themostpopularintheworldandpistolsthatrequireyou thatismandatoryinthisdayandage;caseinpointtheisGlock regularbasiswithoutharmingyourselforsomeoneelse.Andtherule firearmssafetylawthatallowsyoutouseandhandleweaponsona

4)FingerOFFtriggeruntilreadytofire.ThisisThegoldenRule-the

FingerOFFtheTriggerStupid

lifeforever.

rememberitonlytakesonemistaketochangeyourlifeorsomeoneelse’s

it24/7–youhavetoremaindiligentandneverletyourguarddown-

Notonlyisfirearmssafetyeveryone’sresponsibilityyouhavetopractice

Staysafeandstayshooting!

LAVout.

Staysafeandstayshooting! LAVout. LarryVickers yearsofservicetoourcountry.

LarryVickers

yearsofservicetoourcountry.

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About:

Unit. thesmallarmsmarksmanshipexpertiseandweaponsselectionofthat

Alongtime1stSFOD-Deltaoperationalmember,hewasakeyplayerin

variedbackgroundinthefirearmsindustry.

Hebringsaveryuniquesetofskillstothemarket,andhasawideand

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