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Art Lander’s Outdoors: Gun safes, other measures can help to protect firearms

Here’s a New Year’s Resolution that should be a top priority for every hunter or target shooter: for safety’s sake and your piece of mind, lock up your valuables.   Theft is devastating, and an unlocked firearm is ripe for the taking. It takes just a few minutes for a burglar to break into your home or apartment and get away with a treasured or irreplaceable firearm — your...

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Cooler temps may
remind hunters to get ready for fall hunting

With autumn around the corner, Kentuckians will visit gun ranges to hone their shooting skills before hunting seasons open this fall. Following proper safety procedures is paramount for all users. A list of public gun ranges considered Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Management Areas can be found on the department’s website at fw.ky.gov. (Photo from F&W)   By Kevin Kelly Special...

Bill Adkins: When it comes to preventing acts of violence, doing nothing is not the answer

What “logic” is there in a circumstance where a problem is recognized, one that delivers tragedy after tragedy, but then concludes that the U.S. constitution does not permit a solution?   No one respects the Second Amendment more than I do. Firearms – guns – are and have been an integral part of American history. From before the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, the Old...