At the top of our lineup this week, fabulous news! The NRA Women's Leadership Forum Luncheon & Auction is in full swing. the opportunity to bid on hundreds of one-of-a-kind items through a silent auction, as well as in-person bidding for spectacular hunting and travel opportunities and more. The good news is you don’t have to wait until the date of the luncheon—May 27, 2022—to submit a bid on many of the items, nor do you have to be present to win. Here are all the details ... and the first five highlighted items of ballistic bling.
Next, what's it like being an NRA Mom? Shoot Like a Girl founder Karen Butler writes, "Since I started shooting late in life, the boys spent some time with me on the range, but one of my greatest joys now is spending time with my grandson, Ben. Since Ben could talk, we have been going over the firearm safety rules. Last year, he finally understood the safety rules and was allowed to shoot a .22 Long Rifle. This will go down as one of my favorite memories because he loved it! Now in our gun safe, there is a rifle with his name on it." Read more here!
One of the big questions that comes up among hunters and shooters is whether or not they can continue hunting and shooting while pregnant. Writes columnist Melissa Bachman, "Each person and pregnancy is different, so you always need to first check with your doctor, but I was lucky enough to hunt throughout my pregnancy." Find out how here!
NRA Women congratulates Jessie Harrison on her first Overall Steel Master title, earned after her stellar performance at the 2022 Steel Challenge World Championship, April 30 - May 1, 2022, in Talladega, Alabama. Harrison’s win also marks the first time the title has been claimed by a woman. Get the details here!
“The Russian invasion of Ukraine is an attack on national sovereignty and individual freedom and liberty that must be stopped,” said Jason Hornady, vice president of Hornady. “We are proud to join our industry partners to provide much needed assistance to the Ukrainian people in their fight against tyranny,” he added.
"When backpacking, camping, hiking or otherwise recreating outside, preparation is key," writes Associate Editor Ashley Thess. "Everyone has different essentials, but these are some of my favorite items in my backpack that I bring on every trip. If you spend every spare second outside, you’ll appreciate these functional, fun and efficient additions to your pack." Find out how she saved a rock-climbing experience (but lost a braid) here.
It’s not every day that you turn 100, but every day before that and every day after is sure to be legendary. That’s why Federal Ammunition, which crosses the century mark in 2022, is celebrating its centennial with giveaways, videos and other goodies for its fans. Today’s 100th-anniversary surprise: an heirloom-quality coffee-table book to delight you and your guests for a century to come. Titled Federal Ammunition: The First Hundred Years ...