Points of Impact: July 24, 2021

ICYMI: CCW Activewear, Tokyo Games 411, Vehicle Self-Defense ...

by posted on July 24, 2021
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As July winds down, summer shooting sports are heating up. At the top of our lineup this week is our spotlight on the 2020 Paralympics, which commences on August 24, and concludes on Sept. 5, 2021. Tune in on August 30 to see these exceptional athletes in action as they represent the United States on the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Shooting Team

When you think about some of the sports that average Americans of all ages play, you might think of golf. However, there is actually a group of sports that’s even more popular, based on the numbers—the shooting sports! Sound like a bold claim? Here's proof.

It’s 2021, and athleisure wear dominates the clothing industry. Yoga pants have become the new track suit, and "active apparel" suits almost every occasion. Sadly, for years there was absolutely no market presence for women who wanted to look stylish while packing protection, despite the explosion of growth in the female firearm owner community. Alexo Athletica is one woman-owned company that's tackling that problem.

Those of us lucky enough to have met Tes Salb in person know one thing for sure: HIVIZ Shooting Systems has scored a bullseye with the latest addition to the company's pro shooting team! Meet HIVIZ' Iron Woman here.

A very important update from NRA-ILA: Earlier this year, the Supreme Court decided to hear the NRA-ILA backed case challenging New York’s restrictive concealed-carry-licensing regime. And just last week, NRA-ILA filed the opening brief in this crucial case, which is located hereToday, NRA-ILA applauds the 43 amicus briefs filed supporting this case ... 

The National Rifle Association’s award-winning free Hunter Education online course is now available in the State of North Carolina, the latest addition as NRA works to make the course available to hunters in all 50 states. Find out more here!

When thinking about defending yourself while in your car, from a carjacking or any other deadly attack, one might keep in mind that probably the best defensive tool is what you are sitting in. Yep, your car. Shooting Illustrated's Sheriff Jim has some high-octane advice here.

 

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