Posts Tagged wyoming

Wyoming Has Highest Gun Ownership

From Breitbart.com:

All those guns, yet the state’s gun-related murder rate is below the national average. And this is why Steward is fine with Wyoming’s per capita dominance on gun ownership. He views the armed citizenry as a means of augmenting the “handful of deputies” he has at his disposal.

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2014 Sniper Adventure Challenge Match

The match is set for Sept. 5-7 and you can sign up at Competition Dynamics.

The Sniper Adventure Challenge is a Tactical Adventure Race involving: land navigation; practical shooting with long-range rifle, carbine, and pistols; fieldcraft; problem solving; and other related tasks. Two-man teams will be required to navigate at least 25 miles on foot to complete the course. (“SPRINT” division will be at least 10 miles.) Along the way, there will be a series of tasks to accomplish to gain additional points. These tasks may include: shooting problems with long-range rifle, carbine, and pistols; problem-solving; physical challenges; fieldcraft; communication; target recognition; memory; and other tasks.

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Magpul Moves To Wyoming and Texas

From The Washington Times:

“Moving operations to states that support our culture of individual liberties and personal responsibility is important,” said Magpul CEO Richard Fitzpatrick, who started the privately held company in 1999 from the basement of his home in Longmont, Colo. “This relocation will also improve business operations and logistics as we utilize the strengths of Texas and Wyoming in our expansion.”

The cost to Colorado’s economy, according to the company: $85 million in local economic activity and up to 400 supply-chain jobs.

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Colorado Company Moving To Wyoming

From The Laramie Boomerang:

Maverick Ammunition manufactures target-grade ammunition and ammunition for hunting. It also manufactures tactical-grade ammunition for use in law enforcement. The company’s product line includes well-known shooting sport brands such as Hornady, Nosler, Lake City and Berry’s, according to a statement released by Maverick Ammunition CEO Curt Perry.

The company is expected to employ more than 50 people. There will be full-time and part-time positions, ranging from entry-level manufacturing, to clerical and bookkeeping, to experienced warehouse and distribution managers, Perry wrote.

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Wyoming Gun Sales, CHLs Increase

From Billings Gazette:

In fiercely independent, outdoors-loving Wyoming, a re-election of President Barack Obama could bring a windfall to gun shop owners.

Additionally, the state’s number of concealed-firearm permits through September of this year is higher than in previous years despite a new law allowing carrying without a permit. And the number is expected to only increase.

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