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Range protection legislation passes
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SB 766 by Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, passed the Texas House on Third Reading and is now headed to Gov. Perry's desk. TSRA sponsored Shooting Range Protection Act, SB 766, was authored in the Senate by Senator Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls. His chief of staff, John Bennett and volunteer legal consultant Charles Cotton wrote the language. More

Bill allowing guns in cars at work passes
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Legislation allowing Texans to keep firearms and ammunition in their locked cars while at work is heading to Gov. Rick Perry's desk to become law. The bill the Senate gave final approval would ban employers from setting policies prohibiting guns from their parking lots. More

Mexican police chief wants to make it easier for citizens to get guns
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Shootings and attacks in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco left two police officers, three suspected drug cartel gunmen and two other men dead, police said. Ramon Almonte, the Guerrero state police chief, said he will ask the federal congress to make it easier for common citizens to get permits for weapons to defend themselves. More

Gunrunner hearings in June 'possible,' not confirmed
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Mid-June could potentially bring the first of what may be several hearings on Capitol Hill over Project Gunrunner, but that is not confirmed nor is it presently on the Congressional calendar, a House source said. More

TSRA membership and Legislative Alerts
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Koenig wins 13th National Action Pistol title
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Doug Koenig won his 13th National Action Pistol Championship at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club. In doing so, Koenig defended his 2010 title and set a new championship record with a score of 1920-187x. More

Register for the USA Shooting National Championships today!
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Are you looking for some summer fun? Why not come down to the USA Shooting National Championships! USA Shooting is still accepting entries for both Shotgun Nationals and Rifle/Pistol Nationals. All USA Shooting members are invited to participate! More

Reading rifle targets
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Bullet holes indicate where the sights were really aligned at the time of the shot rather than where the shooter thought they were aligned. Consistent poor shooting can indicate a consistent shooter error. We all throw a shot now and then, but knowing how to analyze the thrown shot from what the target indicates, and then correcting for it, is what makes the difference between a good shooter and a great shooter. More

Waterfowl dreamin' in Arkansas
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When a wildfowler's thoughts turn to Arkansas, they more than likely conjure images of flooded green timber and rice-field hunting for greenhead mallards. The truth is, The Natural State has so much more to offer the visiting wildfowler. More
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