CA Gun Ban Struck Down! Ammo, Hunting, & Gear News

Posted by Dan Carlson on Jun 9th 2021

CA Gun Ban Struck Down! Ammo, Hunting, & Gear News

Judge Says California “Assault Weapon Ban” Unconstitutional
The Second Amendment Foundation has won a significant court ruling in the case of Miller v. Bonta , which challenged the constitutionality of California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons,” with U.S. District Court Judge Roger T. Benitez declaring the state’s statutes regarding such firearms to be unconstitutional. Find out more HERE.

The BATFE is Proposing New Rules for Braced Firearms
The BATFE is proposing a new scheme that would add new regulations to firearms with stabilizing braces, classifying many of them as tightly regulated items. Learn more HERE.

Southwick Associates Releases 2020 Hunting, Shooting & Fishing Markets Reports
All major categories tracked by Southwick Associates showed increases. After slight growth in the first quarter of 2020, firearms and ammunition sales exploded the rest of the year, experiencing growth exceeding 60% even with supply constraints. Hunting and shooting sports accessories also saw growth, along with fishing tackle retail sales that saw an overall 55% increase. See the research HERE.

Utah Approves Changes to 2021 Waterfowl Hunts
The Utah Wildlife Board approved a few changes to waterfowl hunting — in connection with a new wildlife-related law that was passed during the 2021 legislative session — as well as a few other items, during Thursday’s virtual public meeting. See the changes HERE.

Hornady's 2021 “Zombies in the Heartland” 3-Gun Match Results Are In
Nearly 400 zombie hunters armed with handguns, shotguns and rifles converged in Grand Island, Nebraska, June 4-6, 2021 to battle the “undead” during the 9th annual, Zombies in the Heartland 3-Gun Match hosted by Hornady® and the Heartland Public Shooting Park. See the results HERE.

Simple Ways Hunters Can Directly Impact Deer Management
There are important ways deer hunters can engage in the deer management process, and these avenues are quick and easy. Read about them HERE.

Gun Sales Decrease, Ammunition Reappearing In Stores
Firearm sales in May declined, and many retailers are beginning to see more ammunition coming in for them to sell. Find out more HERE.

Can Ammunition "Go Bad"?
We know you love to stash ammo, because no gun owner wants to be without a few rounds when they need it most. But does it have a shelf-life? When does it go bad, if ever? In this article we’ll examine what causes ammo to peter-out, and what you can do to prolong its life. See it HERE.

Five Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make
More and more Americans are getting concealed weapons permits. NRA Family has put out an article about mistakes CCW newbies make, but it also mentions complacency that can set in over time. Read the piece HERE.