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FIRST SHOTS NEWS (July 2014)



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Conceal carry of your firearm is a big deal. How big? As of 2013, all 50 states have some form of concealed carry law on the books. But, just because you can carry, does that mean you should? This is a question of mindset, one that only you can answer.

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After completing the NSSF First Shots program, many of our participants move right on to getting their concealed carry permit. If this is your goal, there are a few things you need to know before you take on that process and begin to carry a firearm daily.

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“Have gun, will travel,” is not as simple as it sounds.

Whether you’re planning to attend a competition, going on a distant hunt, or just want to take along a firearm for your own personal-defense when you travel away from home, you absolutely need to know the rules of how to legally travel with your gun.

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Photo Credit: Kevin Liles

Sometimes it takes a second chance to make the right impression.

It was just such a second chance that allowed, Rome, New York, native Tammy Delano to move to the Olympic Training Center as a resident athlete, win a gold medal at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup in Poland, and earn the right to compete in R2 and R3 for the USA Shooting Team at the IPC World Championships in Suhl, Germany.

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Thank you to all who entered the drawing for the $25 Bass Pro Shops gift card. Congratulations to ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Otis G. of Miami, FL the winner of the June drawing.

To enter the drawing for the $25 July Bass Pro Shops gift card, fill out the entry form and tell us what do you feel is the best concealed carry method and why? Remember there is no right or wrong answer. Only one entry per person.

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