CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 27: Green tipped armor-piercing 5.56 millimeter ammunition is shown on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Obama administration has proposed banning the ammunition, which is popular among hunters and target shooters, because it can be used in pistols. Fear of a ban has caused a run on sales. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle Ammunition

The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.


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Two More Cases of Deadly Deer Disease Reported in Mo.

The Missouri Department of Conservation on Monday reported that a Macon County adult buck and an adult doe in Adair County tested positive for chronic wasting disease.


Jerry Kinnaman holds up the 10-point, seven-year-old albino buck he shot with a bow and arrow in Cape Girardeau County, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.  (LAURA SIMON ~

Albino Deer Killed in Southeast Missouri

Jerry Kinnaman bagged an elusive 10-point buck on a friend’s property in Cape Girardeau County, but he knows some people will be upset. The deer was a rare albino and something of a local celebrity after several sightings in recent years.



Mo. Hunters Allowed to Trespass to Retrieve Hunting Dogs

Missouri hunters would be allowed to trespass to retrieve their hunting dogs under a measure presented to a legislative committee.


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DNR: Illinois Deer Harvest Down Sharply from Last Year

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says hunters harvested roughly 74,000 deer during this year’s firearm season.



Illinois State Police To Open Firing Ranges To Hunters

Hunters will get to use Illinois State Police firing ranges to test fire and sight their shotguns in anticipation of deer hunting season.


Missouri Governor encourages hunters to donate venison to Share the Harvest

Nixon Urges Deer Hunters to Help Feed Needy

Deer hunting season is upon us, and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is asking hunters to help curb Missouri’s hunger epidemic.


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Branson Chief Supporting Deer Hunts Inside City

Branson police chief Kurt Crutcher says the city ought to allow bow hunting of deer inside city limits.



Missouri Deer Hunters Can Buy Permits Online

This is the first year that hunting permits can be bought online, printed out and used immediately.


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