Three Things Every Gun Owner Must Do
In just a few short days, Americans will flock to the polls and cast their votes for the next President of the United States (as well as members of Congress, governors and state legislators). The votes cast on Tuesday will affect the debate over the Second Amendment and our freedom not just for the next four years, but for the next 40!
Texas: Management Plan Recommends Opening Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge to Hunting
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a plan to guide management of the Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge for the next 15 years. The 7,677-acre Refuge is located approximately 30 miles southwest of Amarillo. The primary purpose of the Refuge is to protect wintering waterfowl and short-grass prairie habitat. Currently there is no hunting permitted on the Refuge, as explained in Alternative A (current management). However, under Alternative B (Improved Habitat Management and Public Use) and Alternative C (Optimal habitat management and public use), hunting would be introduced to the Refuge. The plan can be read online here.
New York: More in Hudson Valley get handgun permits
In the six Hudson Valley counties north of New York City, 14,293 people received handgun permits in the last five years. Vincent Acocella was one of them.The retired Pearl River architect believes in staunch gun control laws. He said the last thing New York or any state needs is anyone walking in off the street to pick up a handgun with no questions asked. But a couple years ago, the 69 year old Acocella went through all the necessary paperwork, the gathering of references, and the gun safety course required for a permit in Rockland County.