Outdoor News: Gun Control Debate Heats Up

Posted by Dan Carlson on Dec 9th 2021

Outdoor News: Gun Control Debate Heats Up

Poll Shows Gun Control Support Near Decade Low Point
A recent Gallup Poll shows support for gun control measures at a near decade low. See the story HERE.

NJ Gun Bill Includes Mandatory Re-Education & Forced Labor
NJ Senate Bill 3757 eviscerates the Constitutional Right to self-defense inside the home as explicitly recognized as by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Heller case. Read more HERE.

687,000 NICS Checks On Black Friday Week
The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed 687,788 background checks during the week leading up to and including Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving accounted for 187,585 of the transactions, putting it in tenth place on the list of highest volume 24-hour periods since the system began operation in November of 1998. Find out more HERE.

Montana FWP Proposes New, Limited Elk Season Structure
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is looking at a handful of new strategies to better manage elk populations and improve quality hunting opportunities on public lands. Learn more HERE.

Nebraska Seeks Public Input on Draft Pheasant Plan
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages the public to provide input on a draft of the updated Berggren Plan. The 2021 plan will guide pheasant management in Nebraska over the next five years. Give your thoughts HERE.

Federal Announces Monthly Subscription Service for Online Ammunition Purchases
Federal Ammunition has announced a new limited-availability monthly subscription service. Consumers can subscribe to receive five boxes of ammunition to be delivered to their doorstep every month with a 12-month service commitment. This new service includes free shipping for all subscription orders. Discover more HERE.

Ruger-57 Name 2021 Handgun of the Year by American Rifleman
Of the myriad handguns introduced and tested by American Rifleman, Sturm, Ruger & Co. and its Ruger-57 earned the top honor for 2021 as Handgun of the Year. Read more HERE.

Former MLB All-Star Buys Sure-Shot Game Calls
Following an illustrious 14-year professional baseball career, Jay Bruce has purchased a full-ownership stake in Sure-Shot Game Calls. Read the details HERE.

Last-Minute Plays for Late-Season Bucks
Tips for bagging your buck as deer hunting seasons wind down. Read the article from American Hunter HERE.

Minnesota angler breaks record on the books for 64 years with monster fish
Nolan Sprengeler caught a 55-pound muskellunge on November 22 during a fishing trip to Millie Lacs Lake. It was nearly 5 ft. long with a girth of 29 inches. See the monster HERE.

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