5 Favorite Reads from Around NRA

Enjoy this weekly roundup of some of our favorite stories from our friends throughout NRA Publications.

by posted on July 16, 2023
First Shot Camp Atterbury 2023

NRA Publications is home to 4 NRA Official Journals—American Rifleman; American Hunter; NRA Shooting Illustrated; and America's 1st Freedom. And in addition to this site, which is dedicated to the NRA's fastest-growing demographic (NRAWomen.com), NRA Publications is also home to two other digital-only properties: NRAFamily.org and NRAShootingSportsUSA.org. 

Enjoy this weekly roundup of some of our favorite stories from our friends at these award-winning properties:

Did Hollywood Learn Anything from the Fatal “Rust” Shooting? 
In the fall of 2021, Hollywood turned upside down when cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot on the New Mexico film set of “Rust.” The tragedy immediately evoked comprehensive calls for reforms and safer sets, but more than 18 months in, industry veterans claim little has changed beyond the hurried reaction. Read more from our friends at America’s 1st Freedom. (photo Gage Skidmore courtesy Flickr)

First Shot Ceremony Kicks off 2023 NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury
For the third consecutive year, Indiana First Lady Janet Holcomb fired the ceremonial first shot to begin the NRA National Matches at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. Read the full story.

Find the Proper Rimfire Training Pistol for New Shooters
Whether students are women, men or youths, most firearm trainers will start new shooters out with a .22-caliber pistol. Here are four manufacturers with effective .22 LR trainers for new action pistol competitors as suggested to us from our friends at NRA Shooting Sports USA.

Foreign Supply Chain Meddling Puts Firearms and Ammo at Risk
A “Supply Chain Risk Management Report” [PDF] issued earlier this year by the U.S. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainability indicates disease, social unrest, record-setting firearm sales and politics no longer hold the exclusive for creating gun and gear shortages. The study clearly states foreign powers are exploiting supply-line logistics to gain a tactical and diplomatic advantage over the United States. Read more about this report from American Rifleman contributor Guy Sagi.

Photo courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Fun Friday Forwards From Friends: Outdoor Fact or Outdoor Fiction?
Was that e-mail forward true...or an April Fool's? We can always count on our friends at NRA Family to end our week with a fun brain tease. Check out this latest “Fun Friday” entry.


NRA Women The Armed Citizen Shooting A Pistol
NRA Women The Armed Citizen Shooting A Pistol

The Armed Citizen® April 12, 2024

A woman was forced to protect herself after she was assaulted by the father of her children.

Spot a Spot: Hold Your Shot! 

Hunters should know how to identify these cats and their native ranges to avoid making any mistakes.

Understanding Barrel Attachments

It's time to make your shooting experience more pleasant with one of the many available accessories.

When In Danger, MOVE!

Don’t just stand there when danger is close. Do something!

5 Pieces of Gear You Need to Start Hunting

What’s the bare minimum you need to get out there and hunt something?

Big Green Supports Children’s Hospitals and Disease Research Nationwide

Now in its third year, Shoot to Cure brings together the shooting sports industry, top sporting competitors from Team Remington and the public for an annual 100-target benefit tournament.

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