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OFFICIAL JOURNAL

STANDING GUARD
12 NRA members know we made the difference in electing a
president who is an American patriot of such great promise.
BY WAYNE LAPIERRE

PRESIDENT'S COLUMN
14 As NRA president, I pledged to introduce people to
peaceable gun ownership and the enjoyment inherent in
"pulling triggers." That goal will be carried on by incoming president Pete Brownell, who will be a dynamic force for the future
of the NRA. BY ALLAN D. CORS
POLITICAL REPORT
16 The confirmation of Neil M. Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme
Court did more than just preserve the narrow 5-4 majority that
recognized a fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms.
BY CHRIS W. COX

FIRST LIGHT

HUNTING PSYCHOLOGY 101
26 You'd be shocked at the number of "psychologists" who
claim hunters are sadists. The author, through his own research,
found something very different. BY JAMES A. SWAN, PH.D.

KNOW-HOW

MAKE A SPLASH
32 It's bow season all summer long when you follow these tips
for targeting fish. BY JEFF JOHNSTON
POISE UNDER PRESSURE
34 Instead of shooting from a bench, here are ways to practice
properly for the realities of the field. BY FRANK MINITER
ON CAMERA
35 To get more buck photos, consider wireless cameras and
start planning sets now. BY MARK KAYSER

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WARNING:
All technical data in this publication,
especially for handloading, reflect the
limited experience of individuals using
specific tools, products, equipment and
components under specific conditions
and circumstances not necessarily
reported in the article and over which
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consequential injuries or damages. See
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