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Will Hoffeld Estate Auction to Benefit NRA Foundation

MOLINE, Ill. — The Rock Island Auction Company has announced the firearms and estate of Wilbur Henry Hoffeld will be auctioned on December 6, 7, and 8, 2008 here. Proceeds from a portion of this auction will benefit the NRA Foundation. The auction will include more than 1,000 Colts, 8 Patersons, 2 Walkers, more than 350 Colt Percussions, more than 80 Colt Brevetes, more than 100 Colt First Generation Single Actions, dozens of 1877s and 78s, more than 300 Winchesters, 5 Henry Rifles, Civil War items, and more.   More...

Firearms Industry to Offer Reward in Jasper, GA Firearms Theft

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- As part of a new national initiative to help curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) announced that it will match any rewards issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in the November 8, 2008, theft of 40 firearms from the Bargain Barn, located at 3622 Camp Road in Jasper, Georgia.   More...

Hoplophobes at Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle’s lead editorial on Dec. 8, “Border war / Flow of guns to Mexico endangers Texas safety,” reaches the level of journalistic malfeasance. At the least, the paper’s editorial board is incompetent for not getting the basics of gun terminology right, and for not resolving the internal contradictions in the piece.   More...

2008 3 X Air Match Comes to a Close

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2008 USA Shooting 3 X Air Match concluded with Tom Csenge, Brian Beaman, Sarah Scherer and Brenda Shinn claiming titles on the final day of competition.   More...

Interior Announces Final Firearms in Parks Policy Update

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Lyle Laverty has announced that the Department of the Interior has finalized updated regulations governing the possession of firearms in national parks and wildlife refuges.   More...

Safety Recall Notice for I-Bolt Rifles

Smith & Wesson is initiating a recall of all of its I-Bolt rifles. The company has discovered that a flaw may exist in the bolt supplied with a few of these rifles,' said Leland Nichols, senior vice president of sales & marketing for Smith & Wesson.   More...

USAMU hosts retirement dinner for longtime coach

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Frank Briggs, International Rifle Team coach and former head coach of the International Pistol and Service Rifle teams, will retire this month from the federal government. Briggs is one of only 19 International Shooting Sport Federation Class A coaches in the world.   More...