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Best Home Furnishings Sponsors Joey Gase for 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Premier Series

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Best Home Furnishings Sponsors Joey Gase for 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Premier Series

Many of us who hunt and shoot are also NASCAR fans. I was very happy to see this press release from Best Home Furnishings. I hope you find it interesting. "Let's go racing! Best Home Furnishings is proud to sponsor NASCAR driver Joey Gase for the 2017 season. Joey will drive a Best Home Furnishings car for his very first Daytona 500, as well as the Quaker State 400 and the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. Joey races on behalf of Donate Life and in memory of his late mother, who passed away and became an organ donor when...

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California Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF, SAAMI Suit to Block Enforcement of Microstamping Law

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California Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF, SAAMI Suit to Block Enforcement of Microstamping Law

  NEWTOWN, Conn. - A California Appellate Court has reversed the Fresno Superior Court's dismissal of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute (SAAMI) lawsuit seeking an injunction to block enforcement of the state's ammunition microstamping law and remanded the case back to the lower court to hear arguments.   "We are pleased by today's ruling because it means we will now be able to prove in court that this ill-considered law must be enjoined because it is literally impossible to comply with its requirements, and the law never requires the impossible. We...

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NWTF's Thornton Inducted into Legends of the Outdoors HOF

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(left to right) Thornton, NWTF spokesperson Brenda Valentine, Mason. EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Garry Mason's "Legends of the Outdoors" inducted National Wild Turkey Federation CEO George Thornton into its hall of fame in recognition of his dedication to preserving our hunting heritage and furthering conservation efforts. "I have to share my feeling of humility to be among today's group of inductees, as well as all of you who were inducted previously," Thornton said. "I've had the great opportunity to help chart a new course for the NWTF, one that reflected the ever-changing culture of conservation and hunting. And I don't ever...

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Shooters happy and relieved at Grand American opening

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Shooters happy and relieved at Grand American opening

SPARTA — The first shots of the 2016 Grand American were fired at 9 a.m. Wednesday with equal measures of anticipation and relief. The Amateur Trapshooting Association’s Grand American is the world’s premier trapshooting event. This is the 11th year the competition has been held at Sparta’s World Shooting and Recreation Complex. Shooters from around the world converge on Sparta for the 10-day event. Vincent Barranco of Staten Island, New York, drove 14 straight hours to reach Sparta at 2 a.m. Tuesday, only to discover the mobile home he was renting hadn’t been delivered to the campground. He caught a few...

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SIG SAUER Furthers NSSF #GUNVOTE Effort With $100,000 Contribution

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SIG SAUER Furthers NSSF #GUNVOTE Effort With $100,000 Contribution

NEWTOWN, Conn. - The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that SIG SAUER has joined NSSF's #GUNVOTE President's Club with a $100,000 contribution to the association's critical voter registration and education campaign.   In 1853, Friedrich Peyer Hof, Heinrich Moser and Conrad Neher founded a wagon and railway car factory in Switzerland. Just seven years after the construction of their manufacturing plant, though, the founders entered a competition to develop a modern rifle for the Swiss Army. That rifle, known as the Prelaz-Burnand, won the competition and the company known...

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