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April 7, 2022
Fourth Circuit: A Person has a Right to Come to the Door with a Firearm
Ammoland Shooting Sports News

"On March 30, 2022, a three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit published an opinion in the case of Knibbs v Momphard...Important precedents involving firearms and the Second Amendment are solidified by this opinion, which cites several previous cases." 

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Permitless Carry: Concealed Carry for Everyone?
U.S. Law Shield

"With 23 states now having adopted permitless carry, also known as constitutional carry, it appears that the national attitude regarding who should be allowed to carry a gun in public is shifting more and more towards a general pro-gun stance."

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The Texas Handgun Association is looking for people that want to serve as members of the Board of Directors. We encourage you to complete and return the Directorship Interest Form, which explains the requirements of a board member and the open seats to be voted on.  
My Father gave me a piece of advice right before I joined the Army which has proven over time to have been EXCELLENT advice. He said: "Son you'll get out of it what you put into it."  
This is YOUR association. You WILL get more out of the Texas Handgun Association if you put more into the organization.  
We need people that want to help improve the organization.
Wallace Dunn
TxHGA President
AmmoMan School of Guns

"... Today’s cartridges are reliable, well made and accurate, but a few bad apples can fall through even the most rigorous of quality control processes. Improper quality control by either reloaders at home or at the factory can result in a lack of powder inside the cartridge. This can result in squib load and some very bad consequences for you and everyone around you." 

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TxHGA Training Tips - Episode 1
Texas Handgun Association

"Pistol-mounted lights have become very popular over the past few years....Love them or hate them, there’s information you should know about why you should or shouldn’t add one on your pistol. We looked at the pros and cons of pistol-mounted lights, here’s what we found." 

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24th Annual Texas Handgun Association Conference
May 13-15, 2022

Come join us as our Keynote Speaker, Brian Holmes,
speaks about The Business of Firearms Training.
While not a comprehensive program on the business
of firearms training, this session will provide you with a
foundation for forming, building, marketing, and growing
your training business. 

For more information on this training,
as well as other conference details, click HERE.

Reminder...To receive the special hotel rates,
you need to make your hotel reservations
at the Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center
by noon, on April 30, 2022.
Why Use Hollow Point Ammo in Self Defense Carry Guns
Concealed Carry Inc.

"I've had quite a few people ask why I use hollow point ammo instead of ball or target ammo in my everyday carry (EDC) gun. For one, hollow points work better to stop bad guys.

But I think I'll take the time to explain each one in better detail to make sure we don't leave anything out."

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5 Best Pistol Compensators [Guide]
Pew Pew Tactical

"Want to reduce some recoil? How about tossing on a pistol compensator to your favorite handgun? We take a look at some options you might want to consider.

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Meet this week's Corporate Sponsor...

For more information on becoming a corporate sponsor, click here.
Why I Like to Measure Things

"Why do I like to measure things? Because until I do, I don’t really know what’s inside...

I dislike soupy oatmeal. Although I followed the package instructions, it still turned out like soup. When I used the package measurement, it didn’t...

What does soupy oatmeal have to do with personal protection? How would we know whether we’re “good shooters”...unless we measure our own level of competency?"

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TxHGA's Extra Shot...

Ruger Issues Safety Bulletin for SR22 Pistols
GunsAmerica Digest
Three Serious Houston Videos Show Important Lessons
Active Self Protection
Watch Video

Don't Get Punched: Dealing with Police at a Crime Scene
Sensible Self Defense

Defending From Criminal Attackers On An E-Bike
Three Drawings to be held at noon, Sunday, May 15, 2022
in Kerrville, Texas.

1st Drawing: SCCY CPX-1, 9mm.
2nd Drawing: Charter Arms, Model 53820, .38 Special.
3rd Drawing: Bond Arms, Texas Defender, .45LC/.410.
$10 per ticket.

Order your ticket(s) HERE!
You need not be present to win.
TxHGA Apparel Store

Shop all embroidered apparel & accessories this week and instantly save 40%! Test out just one item or try them all. There is no minimum purchase required for checkout! Plus, regardless of your order's size, it ships for just $9.95.

This offer expires at 11:59 pm Eastern on Sunday, April 10, 2022.

Order HERE!
CMP Affiliated Club
CMP Announcements:

The Franklin Mountain Gun Club is holding a GSMM/Carbine Match on 4/10/22, 5/29/22, 6/25/22, 7/31/22, 8/14/22, 10/9/22, 10/30/22, & 12/11/22 in El Paso, TX. For more information you may contact the match director: Lawrence Kimpell at

The Midland Shooters Association is holding a CMP Match Pistol on 4/23/22, 5/28/22, 6/25/22, 7/23/22, 8/27/22, 9/24/22, 10/22/22, & 11/26/22 in Midland, TX. For more information you may contact the match director: Clay Cherry at

The Brazos Valley Services Rifle Association is holding an As Issued Military/Carbine Match on 5/7/22, 6/4/22, 7/2/22, 8/6/22, 9/3/22, 10/1/22, 11/5/22, & 12/3/22 in Lyons, TX. For more information you may contact the match director: William Wehrheim at

The Terrell Rifle & Pistol Club is holding a Match Pistol on 5/8/22 & 11/13/22 in Terrell, TX. For more information you may contact the match director: John Jebavy at

The Northwest Texas Field & Stream Association is holding a Pistol & Rimfire Pistol Match on 9/24/22 in Wichita Falls, TX. For more information you may contact the match director: Roger Kroes at

The Bayou Rifles, Inc. & Jr. Div. is holding a GSMM/Carbine Match on 12/31/22 in Juliff (Near Houston), TX. For more information you may contact the match director: Glenn Edgard at
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