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After some very interesting activities over the last few weeks, we have finally crossed a significant milestone in dealing with wolf issues and the impacts they are having on those wildlife populations for which we are so protective. After the failure of some last minute legal negotiations, Congress finally intervened and legislatively delisted the gray wolf in almost all of the Northern Rocky Mountains.

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The Cook County Board of Commissioners is conducting a telephone poll where callers can vote for or against gun control ordinances that would close all gun shops in the county, including the recently opened Cabela's sporting goods store in Hoffman Estates

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During the last two presidential elections, the sportsmen's vote garnered media attention across the country.

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30TH SHOW SHATTERS RECORDS . . . It was one for the record books. NSSF's 2008 SHOT Show smashed all-time records in its 30th year, posting new highs in attendance, exhibition space, exhibiting companies and media turnout.

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The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association of the firearms industry, earlier today named Nevada State Senator John Lee (D-Clark 1) its Legislator of the Year.

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Rep. Staback Named 2007 Legislator of the Year
by National Association of Firearms Retailers

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Cook County, Ill., Gun Stores and Sportsmen in Danger;  NSSF Urges All to Contact Commissioners

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NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Safari Club International Foundation has announced that it will contribute $250,000 to the Hunting Heritage Partnership (HHP), a program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). The donation increases annual grant money available by 50 percent, from $500,000 to $750,000 to address critical issues affecting the future of hunting.

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CREDIT CARD PROCESSING COMPANY REJECTS FIREARMS INDUSTRY REFUSES TO PROCESS TRANSACTIONS . . . Citi Merchant Services and First Data Corp. are refusing to process any credit card transactions between federally licensed firearms retailers, distributors and manufacturers -- a move which will severely limit available inventory of firearms and ammunition to military, law enforcement and law-abiding Americans.

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NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) -- the trade association of the firearms industry -- is encouraging all sportsmen, hunters and firearms enthusiasts to contact the Cook County Board of Commissioners and urge them to oppose a string of county ordinances that if passed would result in a shutdown of firearms dealers and a ban on guns. The move by NSSF follows the introduction of three proposed ordinances by County Commissioners Larry Suffredin and William Beavers that would shut down all gun stores in Cook County, including the recently opened Cabela's in Hoffman Estates -- a store whose customer base extends into Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan.

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As federal legislators anticipated a holiday break and the end of the first session of the 110th Congress, members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus continued to address critical sportsmen's issues, including a firearms prohibition on federal public lands and denial of funding for hunting-supported conservation programs in Africa.

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