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Allegheny County Sportsmen’s League

Voice of 200,000 Sportsmen

Welcome to the Allegheny County Sportsmen’s League Web site.

Our goal is to provide you with useful information.

The ACSL has been serving the Sportsmen of Allegheny County since 1933.

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Upcoming Events

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the ACSL will be held at 7:30 PM

July 9, 2015.  ACSL Meeting will be held at

Pitcairn -Monroeville Sportsmen’s Club

 505 Mosside Boulevard [Rt. 48] North Versailles, PA 15137

PHONE:  412- 824-3790

 

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Lyme disease

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted(http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/transmission/index.html) to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms(http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/signs_symptoms/index.html) include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system.  Read more 

SAF Wins Preliminary Injunction In Challenge To New DC Gun Law

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) today won a preliminary injunction against the District of Columbia and Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier’s enforcement of a requirement to provide a ‘good reason’ when applying for a concealed carry permit.

Judge Frederick J. Scullin ordered that the city is ‘enjoined from denying handgun carry licenses to applicants who meet the requirements of D.C. Code 22-4506(a) and all other current requirements for the possession and carrying of handguns under District of Columbia law.’  Read more  

In case you could not attend, here is the Video of the entire May 12, 2015 Second Amendment Rally in Harrisburg.

1 hour 1 min 47 seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvdMAzkjmag

  

Arizona Navy Vet Gets Guns Back, Thanks SAF

A retired Navy veteran in Arizona whose gun collection had been seized by Glendale police now has his firearms back, the Second Amendment Foundation revealed today.

SAF had intervened in the case of Glendale resident Rick Bailey early last month, taking on funding of the case and working with Chandler, Ariz., attorney Marc J. Victor. Bailey's case had fired up Second Amendment activists across the country after police confiscated 28 firearms valued at more than $25,000, which Bailey had collected over more than a decade.  Read more

 

NRA Scores Important Victory for American Hunters and Sport Shooters

This week, the NRA claimed victory for beating back an Obama administration policy that would have essentially stopped American hunters and sport shooters from traveling internationally with their personal firearms and ammunition.  The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Thursday that it is returning to its previous system of facilitating the international transport of personal firearms and ammunition, after meeting with representatives from the NRA, firearms industry and sportsmen’s groups, and key members of Congress.  Read more 

Latest Status of Pending National Right-to-Carry Legislation 

Thanks to your continued calls and emails, NRA supported National Right-to-Carry bills have seen increases in co sponsorships over the last couple of weeks.  Please continue to contact your elected officials and urge them to cosponsor and support these important bills:

S. 498  Introduced by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), this legislation would respect the rights of individuals who possess concealed carry permits from their home state, or who are not prohibited from carrying concealed in their home state, to exercise those rights in any other state that does not prohibit concealed carry.  This bill currently has 23 cosponsors.  Please contact your U.S. Senators at (202) 224-3121, and ask them to cosponsor and support S. 498. Read more

                          

 

 

                                 

 

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A Comprehensive Scientific Assessment of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Deer Management Program

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Articles of Interest From John C. Street 

Author's Bio - John is an inquisitive contrarian who writes, frequently with humor, about current events in fish and wildlife research as well as the ethical and societal issues that affect the outdoor life.

Passing the buckby John C. Street 

They could see the deer, bits and pieces of him anyway, as he slipped across the side hill, screened for the most part by heavy patches of frost striped blackberry canes and grape tangles.  It wasn’t in a hurry but had obviously been disturbed by other hunters.  It checked its back trail as it came.  Read More

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