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Hill Country Rio Grande Turkeys Geared Up for Information Exchange
AUSTIN – Fifty Rio Grande wild turkeys sporting shiny and colored leg bracelets are roaming the woods this spring in Llano and Mason counties. Some have designer backpacks and state-of-the-art electronics. They are not trying to be fashion statements; they are participants in a high-tech information exchange. Earlier this... Read more
Listen to Superintendent Explain Why He Refuses to Remove Workbook With Outrageous Definition of Second Amendment
The superintendent of Springfield Public Schools told 970 WMAY on Monday that he doesn’t plan to remove a workbook that contains an outrageous definition of the Second Amendment, despite the outrage it has generated among parents. The workbook, currently being utilized by seventh-graders at Grant Middle School in Springfield,... Read more
Alaska To Make Drone Assisted Hunting Illegal
Image source: Ubergizmo Drones perform spectacularly as the proverbial eye in the sky, but the Alaska Board of Game doesn’t want drones giving hunters an unfair advantage over their UAV-less counterparts. At its recent meeting, the 7 member Alaska Board of Game unanimously voted in favor of a measure... Read more
Dianne Feinstein pushes for semi-automatic rifle import ban based on 45-year-old law
Image source: The Daily Caller California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein is circulating a letter on Capitol Hill calling once again for a ban on semi-automatic rifles and asking for President Barack Obama to keep his State of the Union promise to make 2014 a “year of action.” Citing the... Read more
Workbook teaches kids that Second Amendment includes gun control
Image source: The Daily Caller A social studies workbook, used in an Illinois public middle school, is generating controversy among gun rights supporters because it claims that the Second Amendment permits only strictly regulated, registered gun ownership. A screenshot of the workbook was first posted to the Facebook page... Read more
L.A. Times says NRA shouldn’t halt Surgeon General appointment
The National  Rifle Assn. has a problem with Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Obama‘s  nominee for surgeon general, but it has nothing to do with Murthy’s medical  expertise. It’s that Murthy thinks gun control is smart public health policy.  Unfortunately, too many members of the Senate share the gun... Read more
Retriever trainer reaches out to community with dogs
As the beautiful black lab shot across the wet field, a group of 30 children sat in amazement. They’ve all seen dogs, many own them but none had ever seen one so intense, obedient and focused. “Wow, it goes exactly where he pointed,” said one of the kids as... Read more
Landowners get flexiblity in nuisance gator control
Landowners are now able to contract directly with nuisance alligator hunters under new rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. The new protocol will authorize a permitted control hunter to contract directly with a landowner or landowner’s agent (including a political subdivision, governmental entity, or property owner’s... Read more