Record Donations Highlight Gun Owner Generosity
Gun owners set a new Giving Tuesday record for the amount of money they donated to support youth shooting sports through the MidwayUSA Foundation.
The Quest: Long-Distance Marksmanship Training
Christensen Arms launched its Quest long-distance marksmanship school in June 2021, and it took only a few scattered mentions on social media and word of mouth for classes to fill. The company expanded sessions this year to seven, each booked fully, and it plans on holding a total of nine next year to meet the today’s growing long-distance trend.
Trend-Setting Precision: Manufacturer-Run Long-Range Clinics
A quiet trend has begun in firearm industry and, judging by the response, the approach could quickly spread. While more and more gun companies are holding highly successful free events that provide fans a chance to take their latest models for a short “test drive” at a range, a pair of precision-rifle companies have launched something very different.
Blackpowder Basics: How To Shoot An Old-School Muzzleloading Rifle
Muzzleloading rifles and muskets using blackpowder are a fun and intriguing throw back to the earlier days of firearm technology, but also have a more involved process than simply loading a cartridge.
Building a Ballistic Chronograph in 1940
Today's reloaders have it easy with Magnetospeed, Caldwell and Oehler chronographs. For handloaders in the 1940s, measuring bullet speed wasn't quite so easy.
Fear & Loading: South Carolina Lawmakers Propose Gun Tax
Legislation has been introduced that would impose a 7-percent tax on gun purchases in the state.
Clay Target Program Flourishes
The USA High School Clay Target League (USAHSCTL) provides student athletes from grades six through 12 with a coed, firearm-friendly, extracurricular activity centered around clay target shooting.
NRA Carry Guard Expo Seminars Emphasize Awareness
The topics of the 125 seminars offered at the inaugural NRA Carry Guard Expo ran the gamut from "Active Self-Protection" to aging and awareness.
How NRA Trained America’s Snipers To Fight “Over There”
During World War I, America’s top riflemen and British and Canadian instructors ran the United States’ first sniper school at Camp Perry, Ohio. The skills taught there would soon be used in the trenches of France, and then wouldn’t be taught again for 60 years.
NRA Foundation Supports Undefeated High School Rifle Team
The East Stroudsburg High School South Cavalier Rifle Team finished the 2015-16 season with a record of 9-0.