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New Mexico Legislature Convenes for 2018 Session

Contact Your Lawmakers In Opposition To Gun Control Measure

The New Mexico Legislature convened for the 2018 Regular Session on Tuesday, January 16. As we reported in December, gun control advocates in the Roundhouse have already introduced restrictive firearm-related legislation.

State Rep. Matthew McQueen (D-Santa Fe) is sponsoring House Bill 17, similar to federal […]

Illegal-Gun Sting Backfires

The anti-gunners have long held on to their conviction that it’s so easy to buy guns illegally online. Well, guess what? Federal investigators who participated in a 28-month effort to try to prove that went 0-for-72.

We won’t’ hold our breath waiting for the triumvirate of Democrats—Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Sens. Brian Schatz, […]

Under Jeff Sessions, Gun Prosecutions Rise

Gun owners can take note that federal weapons prosecutions are rising under Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University report 8,235 weapons prosecutions in fiscal year 2017, an 11 percent increase from 7,488 prosecutions in 2016.

Part of the increase is attributed to the committed effort by Sessions […]

Gun Laws Don’t Protect Citizens, Secret Service Agent Says

Even though former law enforcement officers are legally authorized to carry a concealed gun in New York City, Dan Bongino says he still worries about what would happen if he had to use his gun to defend himself there.

It’s not enough for a person to just research the laws of any state or […]

Military Funding Bill Establishes Mandatory Program to Sell Historic Pistols to the Public

On Tuesday, President Trump signed into law H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA). Included in the law is a provision long sought by collectors of vintage firearms and militaria that would require military surplus M1911/M1911A1 pistols (1911s) to be made available for sale to the American public. […]

Shooting competitors zero in on perfection during clinic

 

Piedra Vista rifle team members Amoret McCartney, left, and Josephine John zone in on square targets during the second day of the Civilian Marksmanship Program Clinic Saturday at the high school. (Photo: Matt Hollinshead, The Daily Times)

By Matt Hollinshead, Daily Times – Three-day clinic took place at Piedra Vista High School – FARMINGTON […]

Governor declares Saturday, Sept. 23, National Hunting and Fishing Day in New Mexico

Governor declares Saturday, Sept. 23, National Hunting and Fishing Day in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Each year hunters and anglers contribute more than $579 million dollars to the state’s economy, providing the funding necessary to manage New Mexico’s wildlife for the benefit of our citizens and future generations.

In […]

CMP NEW MEXICO STATE DIRECTOR BILL BARKER PASSES AT 73

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer

Maj. Bill Barker, 73, who served 15 years as the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s New Mexico State Director, lived the last page of his incredible life story on July 11, 2017, after a brief health episode. He spent his final days surrounded by his family and loved ones in Albuquerque, where […]

NMSSA Annual Meeting – 2nd Edition

With the goal of a statewide Second Amendment coalition under New Mexico Shooting Sports Association, we must be willing to reform and improve our organization. Opening the door to new growth, procedures, and faces will allow NMSSA to build an organization that will represent all our current and future members.

Reform must start now. We […]

Freedom Wins! Pro-Second Amendment Judge Will Join U.S. Supreme Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Neil M. Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch’s nomination was heavily backed by the NRA, both because of the pro-Second Amendment views expressed in his judicial writings and his originalist approach to jurisprudence. Justice Antonin Scalia exemplified originalism in his landmark Heller […]