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
Oil spills into Galveston Bay after collission
Crews armed with infrared cameras planned to work through the night after a barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory... Read more
How To Purchase a Suppressor (Silencer) [video]
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Gun Parts Store Owner Claims ATF Tried to Make a Secret Deal for the Names of His Customers
The CEO of a gun parts store in California on Monday accused the ATF of trying to obtain the names of nearly 5,000 of his customers by striking a secret deal with him. Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives “basically said, ‘Listen, we know you’re... Read more
Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect in Additional Counties Sunday
AUSTIN – In the state’s continuing effort to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, 30 counties in North and Central Texas will be added effective Sunday, March 23, to the recently-implemented rules requiring that all boats operating on public water be drained after use. Under the regulations, persons... Read more
Cougars showing super low survival rate
Only 7 percent of Jackson Hole’s mountain lions are surviving to adulthood, new research out of the Teton Cougar Project shows. Mark Elbroch, the cougar project’s leader, relayed his team’s findings during a presentation Monday before about 200 people at the Center for the Arts. Passionate, animated and able... Read more