Archive for hunting rights

NRA Heralds Introduction of Bipartisan Sportmen's Act of 2015

Feb. 5 marked a great day for sportsmen across America as critical pro-hunting legislation hit the U.S. Senate floor.

February 26, 2015

Here Come the Drones

Society’s favorite testing ground for good, bad and simply annoying ideas—yes, YouTube—showed how drones can affect the future of hunting way back in 2011. Field Editor Frank Miniter takes a closer look at the unmanned aircraft systems and the impact they could have on the hunting world.

January 08, 2015

Virginia Hunting Dog Alliance Betrays Hunters

It appeared as of last week that this might be the year Virginia finally did away with its draconian ban on Sunday hunting: A bipartisan Sunday hunting bill was introduced to the senate by a northern Virginia Democrat; a pro-hunting governor was in office; and a new study found that allowing hunting on Sundays would bring $296 million and 3,927 jobs to the state.

February 02, 2011

What If We Weren't Bird Hunters?

A new NSSF/Harris poll reveals that about half of the people we know would try shooting if we'd just invite them to tag along. Maybe that should've made me think of a few friends I'd like to take shooting, but mostly it reminded me how lucky I am that my Dad took me shooting and later pheasant hunting. But what if that hadn't occurred? My friends, let me pose a rather frightening question: What if we weren't bird hunters?

March 31, 2010