CMP Reveals Important National Matches Updates for 2019 Season

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has announced the enhancement of numerous events scheduled during the prestigious National Pistol and Rifle Matches, held throughout the month of July and early August 2019. Striving to the organization’s mission of advancing the realm of marksmanship, the recent developments of the National Matches will provide guests Continue Reading

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Junior Athletes: Sign Up Now for the 2019 National Matches Smallbore and Air Rifle Camp

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Are you a junior marksman looking to move your shooting career into college? Add sophisticated knowledge and hands-on training to your journey by signing up for the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) 2019 National Matches Junior Camp. Open to junior athletes who shoot both three-position smallbore and standing or international precision air Continue Reading

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Honor History Through Sights, Sounds and Competition at CMP’s 2019 D-Day Event

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – The annual John C. Garand D-Day event, held June 6-9, 2019, at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama, will stray from its usual format to celebrate history not only through marksmanship competition but also through fanfare and fun. The event will honor the 75thanniversary of the Allied Forces Continue Reading

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This guy got lucky. You might not.

One of my big peeves in this business is the number of bad lessons that are presented in the context of “he had it coming!”
In these stories there’s usually a petty criminal (these are almost always minor property crimes) who is caught “red handed” by a virtuous (and obviously very manly) gun owner. The gun owner either heroically holds the suspect for police, chases him off at gun point, or fires a warning shot to scare the thief …

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Your Hump Day Reading List for May 29, 2019

 
Welcome to the Hump Day Reading List! Here are what I believe to be the three most important articles you can read this week to enhance your personal and family safety:
This week in Defense and Training:
Where is your line in the sand?
This article from Greg Ellifritz is one of the most important I’ve read. Most people never think about where their boundaries are — the point beyond which they won’t comply. It’s something you should …

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Texas gets safe storage right

We've seen efforts at getting folks to be responsible with their guns done in a variety of ways- a number of them being highly problematic and doing nothing to actually get the message out that locking your stuff up is a good idea, but rather criminalizing folks with...

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Your Hump Day Reading List for May 22, 2019

 
Welcome to the Hump Day Reading List! Here are what I believe to be the three most important articles you can read this week to enhance your personal and family safety:
This week in Defense and Training:
Timing is everything
In the defensive training world, everything is always about “faster”. We train to draw faster, shoot faster, move faster. Our drills are always about shooting, rarely about thinking. 
The result is that students very often go to the …

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New Pistol Trophy Donated to CMP for 2019 National Matches

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Thanks to the generosity of past marksmen, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has added a new pistol trophy to the National Matches that will recognize the High Army New Shooter during the President’s-National Trophy Individual Aggregate – comprised of competitor scores combined from two of the most prestigious competitions conducted at the annual event. The Continue Reading

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CMP Club News: South Louisiana High Power Club Holds Match in April

Submitted by Rick Mol It was a beautiful day for shooting. While the crowd was only 19, the good news was five of those were Juniors. John Laws shot his usual stellar match for an overall score of 491-19x and the win. Most of the Masters shot their class with Dwayne Vidrine’s fine 477-12x for top Master. Almost all of the Experts Continue Reading

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The Liberal Gun Club Amicus Brief: New York City’s Transport Ban Fails All Heightened Scrutiny

Contact: Lara Smith                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 510-919-3214 Email: Larasmith@theliberalgunclub.com https://theliberalgunclub.com   New York City’s Transport Ban Fails All Heightened Scrutiny The Liberal...

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