Points of Impact: May 8, 2021

In Case You Missed It: Supreme Court 2A Case, Summer Camps are Back, Decoding Shotshell Boxes ...

by posted on May 8, 2021
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At the top of our lineup this week: The Supreme Court has already decided that Americans have the right to keep a firearm in their home for self-defense, but why should that end at the threshold? In this upcoming court case the NRA and its allies will be challenging New York’s restrictive carry laws, and the decision will affect other May Issue states. Here's why it's so important to women in particular.

As Ruger begins its third season of New Shooter Academy, Team Ruger pro-shooter Maggie Reese Voigt is hosting the videos, drills and lessons. She has a mission to introduce every new gun owner to firearm safety ... find out how you can get involved here.

How do you promote the shooting sports to a new generation when you don’t have any ammunition for them to shoot? That’s the dilemma facing the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) in 2021, but there’s excellent news: Winchester Ammunition has the solution ... and they have it by the truckload!

Speaking of Winchester, have you heard the news? Earlier this year, Winchester was selected by the U.S. Army as the second source provider for small-caliber rifle ammunition. This most recent contract is for 5.56mm, 7.62mm and 50-caliber ammunition with an initial order of $37 million.

For the last 26 years, the South Carolina Waterfowl Association has been hosting Camp Woodie, a summer camp for juniors that hearkens back to summer camps of decades past. Complete with shotgun sports, rifle shooting, archery shooting and more, it's a sleepaway camp that boasts all the fun of the ones previous generations enjoyed. Do you know a kid who might enjoy Camp Woodie? Click here to find out more.

Whether you're an experienced shooter or a newbie to the firearms scene, the Babes with Bullets Handgun Camp is a great place for women to develop and improve their marksmanship skills. There will be a two day program on August 26 and 27 (Thursday and Friday) held at the Cameo Shooting Complex in Grand Junction, CO. And yes, they've reserved 500 rounds of ammo for each camper. Click here to learn more or register.

Here's a self-defense strategy you may not have expected, courtesy of defensive shooting expert Sheriff Jim Wilson: We can often turn the tables on the criminal by doing the unexpected. Find out how breaking the criminal's expectations just might end an attack

When you’re buying shotgun shells for a round of sporting clays, a duck hunt or anything in between, a lot goes into choosing which box to buy. The amount of information on a box of shotgun shells can be intimidating, so here’s a breakdown of what it all means.

 

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