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National Reciprocity, Reloading, and more - This Week on Gun Talk Radio

Mandeville, LA – It’s national reciprocity legislation, reloading and custom scopes, this week on Tom Gresham's Gun Talk (R) Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports.

The need for national reciprocity -- for all states to honor carry permits issued by any state -- has been on the front pages recently as a nursing student and a former Marine both faced felony charges in New York City after trying to check their firearms at the Empire State Building and the 911 Memorial. Both had permits allowing legal carry in their states, and tried to be responsible by checking the firearms with law enforcement officers. Unfortunately, both were arrested for violating New York's Draconian laws, and faced a minimum sentence of more than three years in prison. Only because of the public furor at this injustice were they both able to reach deals allowing them to avoid prison time. 

Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and John Thune (R-SD) have introduced S. 2213, a bill which would allow citizens with carry permits, and those from states with Constitutional Carry (no permit needed), to carry in all states. Sen. Vitter joins Tom this Sunday to discuss the bill. Read more here:  

Pat Mundy, Communications Manager for Leupold & Steven, Inc., drops by to discuss some new products and cool scopes from the custom shop.  Leupold is a fifth-generation, family-owned company, in operation since 1907. For more info on Leupold, visit them at See Leupold’s 1.5-4x scope from the custom shop in action here:

Sinclair International’s President Bill Gravatt stops in on Sunday to discuss the benefits and how-to of reloading for long range shooting. Find all the items you need to begin reloading at

Gun Talk and Magnum Research are giving away a Baby Desert Eagle! Enter to win this compact pistol and two magazines at

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