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Seven Lakes Inn in Maine: Summer-Ready Lodgings by a Mother-Daughter Duo

The latest weekend escape I’m eyeing here in Maine? Seven Lakes Inn, recently opened in an 1840s farmhouse in Belgrade. I first spotted glimpses on Instagram and was struck by the design-minded but unfussy interiors: black-painted bed frames, natural-fiber rugs, classic quilts. It looked like the kind of place you can hang up your wet bathing suit after a plunge in the lake without having to worry while still being aspirational. And no wonder: The four-room inn is the project of a mother and dau...
Tags: Books, Texas, California, Maine, Jordan, New England, Belgrade, Northern California, Carolyn, Portland Maine, Carolyn Walker, Antiques & Vintage, Hotels & Lodging, Design Travel, Marston House, Elsie Green


Texans Download this FREE Guide On Recently Passed Constitutional Carry Law

Download the U.S. LawShield Texas Constitutional Carry Guide for FREE here. U.S. Lawshield Educates Texans On Recently Passed Constitutional Carry Houston, Texas –  -(AmmoLand.com)- U.S. LawShield, industry leader, and America’s largest provider of Legal Defense for Self Defense services, recently provided educational seminars to range owners and firearms instructors across Texas regarding constitutional carry. In response to Governor Abbott signing recent legislation into law, U.S. LawShiel...
Tags: Texas, Guns, America, Austin, Abbott, Hermosa, Houston Texas, Richard Hayes, Competitive Shooting News, Constitutional Carry, Emily Taylor, Dallas Houston San Antonio, Lawshield, U.S. LawShield, Legal Defense for Self Defense, U S LawShield Independent Program Attorneys


Horror Scarborough, Dorothy (ed): Humorous Ghost Stories (various authors). v1. 19 Jul 2021

Shivers and smiles — Ms. Scarborough chose stories intended to give both reactions to aficionados of spooky tales. Some titles, such as “The Specter Bridegroom” and “The Canterville Ghost”, will be familiar to many readers. Others are less common, and may give you a nice surprise. Her introduction amusingly discusses how ghost stories changed since the far-back dark times of yore, and is well worth a read. So dive in, and prepare to be hilariously haunted. ========== Emily Dorothy Scarborough (J...
Tags: Books, Texas, ePub Books, Scarborough, Lillian Gish, Scarborough Dorothy, Emily Dorothy Scarborough


1 officer killed, 3 wounded in standoff in Texas

Associated Press LEVELLAND, Texas — One officer was killed and three others were wounded Thursday when a police standoff in a small West Texas city erupted in gunfire. The incident involved a man reported as possibly armed shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday on a residential street in Levelland, about 30 miles west of Lubbock. The confrontation escalated quickly, gunfire erupted as the suspect barricaded himself inside a house, and a standoff ensued. Three of the wounded officers were taken to a Lubbo...
Tags: Texas, Crime, News, Guns, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, Lubbock, West Texas, Bartlett, Levelland, Levelland Texas, National News, Lubbock County, Lubbock County Sheriff s Office, Josh Bartlett


Prosecutor’s Treatment of Self-Defender Recalls Soviet Maxim about Showing the Crime

Soros DA Garza doesn’t even want you to have a gun let alone use one to defend yourself. (District Attorney José Garza/Facebook video) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A Travis County grand jury … indicted Army Sgt. Daniel Perry on charges of murder, aggravated assault and deadly conduct after he shot and killed Garrett Foster, an armed protester in downtown Austin last year,” The Texas Tribune reports. “…Perry stopped his car and honked at people protesting police brutality while they walked throu...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Guns, Austin, Army, Resistance, Joseph Stalin, Ada, Clinton, Stalin, Perry, George Soros, Fourth Street, Texas Tribune, David Codrea, Garza


Mossberg 930 Turkey/Field 12 Ga. Shotgun – Review

Nagmeh Panahi testing out the Mossberg 930 after I mounted the Vortex SPARC on it. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- This past winter the publisher of Texas Outdoors Journal and a good friend of mine, Bill Olson called me and told me to get lined up to do a February Texas varmint/hog hunt and a March Texas turkey hunt. I started scrambling to get the gear lined up for the hunt. For a shotgun, I decided to use a Mossberg 930 Turkey/Field 12 ga. Shotgun. If you’re only an occasional varmint hunter you m...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Turkey, Amazon Kindle, Mossberg, Vortex SPARC, Ammunition News, Shooting Industry News, Bill Olson, Hunt Alaska Bass Pro Shops Bowhunter, Tom Claycomb Tom Claycomb, Texas Outdoors Journal, Nagmeh Panahi, Trulock Long Beard


F-1 Firearms Fundraising Efforts for Angel Reach Soars to New Heights

F1 Firearms and Angel Reach Spring, TX – -(AmmoLand.com)- F-1 Firearms, LLC (www.f1firearms.com), the trend-setting manufacturer of AR-style rifles with skeletonizing features, is proud to share amazing news related to fundraising auction for Angel Reach, a Conroe, Texas-based area non-profit organization. In support of the Angel Reach auction, F-1 Firearms donated four premium AR-platform modern sporting rifles, as well as four BSF pistols. During the live auction lead by the masterful live...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Wings, Montgomery County, BSF, Spring Texas, New Heights, Shooting Industry News, F-1 Firearms, Conroe Texas, Facebook Instagram YouTube, Firearms LLC, Ralph McIngvale, George Lindahl, Angel Reach, Jackie Podgorny


The Sinter: New 3D-Printed Suppressor from Radical Firearms

Texas-based Radical Firearms has grown over the years, from a hobby to a small retail store to a full-scope Title II NFA Gun Manufacturer. From their humble beginnings handling FFL transfers and assembling a small number of ARs, they now operate a full suite of CNC machines and other manufacturing equipment which allows them to […] Read More … The post The Sinter: New 3D-Printed Suppressor from Radical Firearms appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Texas, News, Guns, Titanium, Daily News, CNC, NFA, Radical Firearms, Shooting Accessories, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Suppressor, Silencer Shop, 3D printed, Silencer, Product Announcement, Sinter


Iowa and Tennessee Constitutional Carry Laws Effective on 1 July, 2021

Iowa and Tennessee Constitutional Carry Laws Effective on 1 July, 2021, iStock-602335156 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Iowa and Tennessee are two of the five states which have restored Constitutional Carry so far in 2021. In both states the Constitutional Carry (permitless carry) bills took effect on Thursday, 1 July, just ahead of Independence Day, July 4th. Constitutional Carry is a reasonable facsimile of the state of the law when the Second Amendment was ratified in 1791. At the time, no state...
Tags: Utah, Texas, Guns, Department Of Defense, Tennessee, Iowa, Arizona, Nashville, Louisiana, Vermont, United States of America, Greg Gianforte, Kim Reynolds, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, Bill Lee


Texas Silencer Law, NFA, No Commandeering, Commerce Clause, Test Case

Texas Silencer Law, NFA, No Commandeering, Commerce Clause, Test Case IMG iStock-884200682 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Texas recently passed HB 957 into law. It will become effective on 1 September, 2021. The law repeals the Texas state ban on the possession of silencers/suppressors/gun mufflers, puts into effect a “no commandeering clause” for federal enforcement of the National Firearms Act (NFA) for silencers, and sets up a federal test case of the NFA in federal court. In a previous article,...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Colorado, Cdc, Court, Department Of Defense, United States, Commerce, Arizona, Kansas, SEC, Houston, United States Congress, Thomas


Silencer Shop Joins FPC Constitution Alliance as Benefactor Member

The Primary Arms 5x pairs well with a quality rifle like this Larue Tactical carbine and SilencerCo Saker 762 provided by SilencerShop. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that Austin, Texas-based Silencer Shop, the industry’s largest suppressor distributor, has joined FPC’s Constitution Alliance family as a Benefactor Member in support of FPC’s legal action and advocacy programs to defend and advance the right to keep and bear arms. Through its contribution...
Tags: Texas, Organization, Minnesota, Maryland, Guns, Supreme Court, California, New York City, Georgia, Pennsylvania, United States, Tennessee, New Jersey, Davis, Meyer, Jackson


Missouri Passes No-Commandeering Second Amendment Protection Act to Governor Parson

Missouri Passes No-Commandeering Second Amendment Protection Act to Governor Parson, iStock-884171048 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The Missouri legislature has passed HB 85, “Second Amendment Preservation Act”. The bill passed the Senate 22 – 10 and the House 107 – 43. The bill is a stringent anti-commandeering act that forbids Missouri officials from enforcing or aiding in the enforcement of laws inimical to Second Amendment rights. From mo.gov: (1) Declares that laws,rules,orders,or other actio...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Department Of Defense, United States, Missouri, House, Arizona, Second Amendment, Abbott, Parson, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


Canadian Hate Speech Proposal Evokes Past and Proposed U.S. Gun Bans

In other words, disarm everyone the violence monopolists hate… (Everytown for Gun Safety/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Canada Moves to Ban ‘Hate Speech’ Online, Punishable by a $40,000 Fine,” PJ Media reports. “The law, Bill C-36, would enable citizens to bring legal claims against people who engage in ‘hate speech’ online, and if a member or panel of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal finds the accused guilty, the tribunal can  … order the accused to pay compensation of up to $20,000...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Texas, Guns, Mexico, Canada, Rick Perry, Resistance, Hate Crime, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Bloomberg, Kamala Harris, Small, Breitbart, U S Supreme Court, Casey


Texas Removes Ban on Gun Mufflers, Silencers, Suppressors

Texas Removes Ban on Gun Mufflers, Silencers, Suppressors U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 15 June, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas HB 957 into law. The new law removes the Texas prohibition on firearm suppressors, commonly known as silencers or gun mufflers. From the bill: “Firearm suppressor” means any device designed, made, or adapted to muffle the report of a firearm. From the legislative history, it appears silencers, suppressors or gun mufflers were first banned in Texas in 1973. Alt...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Department Of Defense, Arkansas, Arizona, SEC, Houston, Greg Abbott, ATF, Texas HB, NFA, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Team Ruger Takes Divisional Wins at USPSA Area 7 Championship and SASS End of Trail

Team Ruger Randi Rogers Takes High Lady Spot at 2019 Texas State IDPA Championship U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to announce that Team Ruger members James McGinty and Randi Rogers each took home divisional wins this past weekend. McGinty won the Single Stack division title at the USPSA Area 7 Championship held at the Pioneer Sportsmen Club in Dunbarton, NH. He claimed this win with a final score of 1368.46 shooting his Ruger Custom Shop® SR1911® ...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Guns, America, Rogers, Ruger, McGinty, Dunbarton, Competitive Shooting News, Randi Rogers, Ruger Vaquero, Ammoland com Sturm Ruger Company Inc NYSE, Team Ruger, James McGinty, Pioneer Sportsmen Club, Ruger Custom Shop


Louisiana Governor Bel Edwards Vetoes Constitutional Carry, SB118

Louisiana Senate passed constitutional carry yesterday. IMG iStock-884171322 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Media sources in Louisiana are reporting Governor Bel Edwards has vetoed SB118, the Constitutional Carry bill, as he previously stated he would. From the advertiser.com: Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed a bill to allow people to carry concealed handguns in Louisiana without a permit or training, which could fuel a growing movement for a veto-override session from the Republican-con...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Senate, Department Of Defense, Bliss, House, Arizona, Louisiana, Vermont, Commonwealth, Legislature, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, IMG


ATF’s Behavior Paints Ominous Picture for Biden’s “Crackdown” on FFLs

According to the president and his ever-obliging attorney general, a “crackdown” is coming on America’s federally licensed gun dealers (FFLs), with “zero tolerance” for allegedly illegal behavior. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- According to the president and his ever-obliging attorney general, a “crackdown” is coming on America’s federally licensed gun dealers (FFLs), with “zero tolerance” for allegedly illegal behavior. While no decent person – least of all the NRA or its members – suppo...
Tags: Texas, Guns, America, Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Robert, Nra, IMG, Fifth Circuit, ATF, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Merrick Garland, NRA America


Texas Supreme Court dismissed lawsuit against gun store brought by families of the victims in church shooting

A group wait in line to enter the Sutherland Springs Baptist Church to view a memorial, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. AP Photo/Eric Gay In 2017, a gunman killed 25 people at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Families of the victims sued the gun store where the he purchased the weapon. The Texas Supreme Court dismissed the suit, citing a law that protects gun makers and retailers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Texas Supreme Court ruled the ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Guns, Colorado, US, Trends, Fbi, Air Force, US Air Force, Trump, Capitol, Protection of Lawful Commerce, First Baptist Church, Kelley, Texas Supreme Court, Academy Sports


Wiley X Celebrates Groundbreaking at New HQ Site in Texas

Shooting requires protective equipment. Proper ear and eye protection are an absolute must anytime you’re going to a range day or other event that’s going to involve live fire. Too many shooters have learned the hard way that your senses are precious and damaging or losing them while enjoying the shooting sports is a tragedy […] Read More … The post Wiley X Celebrates Groundbreaking at New HQ Site in Texas appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Texas, Guns, Wiley


Requirement for Suppressor Hunting “Permit” Removed from Maine Law

Delta 5 With Vortex HD Razor Gen 2, Atlas Bipod and Innovative Arms sound suppressor. IMg Jim Grant U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In Maine, the Governor signed suppressor, (gun muffler, silencer) reform into law. The change in law took effect on 8 June, 2021. It is now part of Chapter 112, Public Law. When the Maine legislature reformed Maine’s ban on hunting with suppressors, the law required a hunter to obtain a special permit to hunt with suppressors. It was an added bureaucratic burden which d...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Department Of Defense, Maine, Arizona, Delta, SEC, Amd, Fdr, Jim Grant, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, Suppressor, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


No, NPR, There Aren’t 400 2A Sanctuary Counties …. there are 1,930 & Growing!

No, NPR, There Aren’t 400 2A Sanctuary Counties …. there are 1,930 & Growing! USA – Taxpayer-funded National Public Radio tries to downplay and trivialize the Second Amendment Sanctuary movement, without letting the facts get in their way. To be clear, there are 1,930 counties that have now become Second Amendment Sanctuaries, which is more than 61% of all the counties in the United States. Of these counties, 1,137 made the decision to protect the Second Amendment on their own. The rest are ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Guns, Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, United States, Davis, Npr, Biden, Nra, Lee, National Public Radio, Noah Davis, Anders, Lee Williams


How Should The National Firearms Act Be Reformed?

How Should The National Firearms Act Be Reformed? United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- How Second Amendment supporters address the potential threat posed by the National Firearms Act to our Second Amendment rights is something that has to be planned starting today, BEFORE the attacks in the wake of a successful court ruling come. Failing to plan is planning to fail, and failure should not be an option. The first thing to understand is that outright repeal of the National Firearms Act is not happe...
Tags: Texas, Guns, White House, Reagan, Fbi, United States, Gun Control, Gun Rights, Second Amendment, Nra, House Senate, Harold, ATF, NFA, NICS, NRA ILA


North Carolina Gov Cooper Vetoes Bipartisan Worshipper Protection Again

Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 43, the bipartisan-supported bill to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On Friday, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 43, the bipartisan-supported bill to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. This is not surprising, given that he vetoed similar legislation last year. Like la...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Bill, North Carolina, Nra, Cooper, IMG, Jack Wilson, Roy Cooper, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA


San Jose Adopts ‘Sweeping’ Gun Control with Blinders On to Failures

The City Council in San Jose has adopted a sweeping array of gun control measures, but will they prevent gun-related crimes? iStock-1055138108 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The San Jose City Council has approved “sweeping gun control measures” including video recording of transactions and a requirement gun owners purchase “gun liability insurance,” but remarks by at least one council member suggest they paid no attention to the facts of the mass shooting incident that led to the restrictions. Alre...
Tags: Texas, Nbc, Guns, California, Fbi, United States, Gun Control, San Jose, Nevada, City Council, Bay Area, Nra, Sam Liccardo, Gilroy, VTA, FPC


Did Bidens’ ATF Nominee Chipman Lose His Duty Gun Or Not? What are They Hiding?

The lost gun allegation against ATF nominee David Chipman just won’t go away. WASHINTON, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- As the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares to vote up or down on the nomination of David Chipman to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), there is a nagging question that just doesn’t seem to go away. While he was an ATF agent, did David Chipman lose his duty firearm? The Federalist raised the question earlier this month, and on Monday, the N...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Texas, Guns, La, Senate, Joe Biden, Gop, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Fox News, Biden, Seattle, Mike Lee, Nra, Senate Judiciary Committee


Will Louisiana Follow Texas and Pass Constitutional Carry?

Will Louisiana follow Texas and Pass Constitutional Carry? IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Last week, Texas became the 21st state to enact Constitutional Carry after Governor Greg Abbott signed TX House Bill 1927.  The Governor’s signature also signaled the defeat of anti-gun groups who mounted increased calls to the Texas legislature and Governor, calling for the bill’s demise. Now, Louisiana faces a similar outcry from the far left and those who would have the Second Amendment wiped from...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Louisiana, Edward, Greg Abbott, John Bel Edwards, Edwards, IMG, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, TX House, Louisiana Follow Texas


6 Keys to Getting What You Want From an Entrepreneurial Company

By Carolee Anita Boyles Even the most successful range owner sometimes finds that running a range, taking care of retail sales, and doing all the paperwork necessary for ATF compliance is challenging.  IMG iStock-1218242502 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Even the most successful range owner sometimes finds that running a range, taking care of retail sales, and doing all the paperwork necessary for ATF compliance is challenging. You may be working longer hours than you expected and getting less ret...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Minneapolis, Ncaa, EOS, Ross, Dan, IMG, ATF, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Carolee Anita Boyles, Ross Gibbs, HEI Traction, EOS Implementer


Juneteenth

As you can hardly help being aware, today is Juneteenth--long celebrated by the Black community in remembrance of the day news of Emancipation came to Texas-- two and a half years overdue . Now, in a rare show of bi-partisanship, Juneteenth has become a national holiday.  I applaud this action--at the same time realizing that it does nothing to address the ongoing indignities and injustices suffered by most, if not all, Black Americans. This new holiday could be the beginning of a nationa...
Tags: Gardening, Texas, Jim Crow, Kevin Young, Andrew W Mellon, Vicki Lane, National Museum of African American History


Governor Abbott Signs Constitutional Carry Bill, Becomes 21st State

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 16 June, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 1927, the Texas Constitutional Carry bill. Governor Abbott will have a separate signing ceremony on 17 June at 11 p.m. From the texan.news: The governor’s office released a media advisory stating that Abbott would sign HB 1927 and several other pro-Second Amendment bills during a ceremony at the Alamo on Thursday. Constitutional Carry is a reasonable approximation of the state of the law when the Second Amendment ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Senate, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Louisiana, Vermont, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Board, National Rifle Association, Edwards, Alamo, Dan Patrick, Allen West


The 1847 Colt Walker, the “Official” Handgun of Texas

Cimarron Firearms 1847 Walker’s Walker pistol Fredericksburg, Texas (Ammoland.com) – The proud State of Texas has a well-known “official” state flower, the Bluebonnet, and official state bird, the mockingbird, and as of May 24, 2021, an official handgun. Texas Gov. Greg Abbot signed a resolution naming the 1847 Colt Walker as the official handgun of the State of Texas. The 87th Legislature of the Texas Senate Bill titled, “Recognizing the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official handgun of the ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Awards, Rangers, Bill, Texas Rangers, Walker, Old West, Samuel Walker, Cimarron Firearms Co, Greg Abbot, Samuel Colt, Shooting Industry News, Firearm News, Colt, Biedermann



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