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.


Deering First Aid Kit
Deering First Aid Kit

Must-Have Items in Your Range First-Aid Kit

You should carry at least a few basic first-aid items in your range bag—and know how to use them.

Gun Proofing Our Kids: Teaching a Gun Safety Mindset

Here are a few tips for teaching youth responsible behavior with and around firearms.

Dilemma: My Kid Has No Interest in Hunting!

You’ve long dreamed of taking your kid hunting with you, but they just aren’t into it. What can you do?

Henry Repeating Arms Donates Hand-Painted Rifles for 8-Year-Old’s Cancer Treatments

The design features the pony that Kaia frequents for rides at a local farm.

New for 2023: Taurus GX4 Carry

How does this pistol compare to its micro-compact sibling?

The Armed Citizen® September 29, 2023

Don't bring electric clippers to a gun fight ... That's what a Texas man learned when he stalked and assaulted his ex-girlfriend inside her own vehicle. 

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