One Saturday in December continued a tradition so strong in hundreds of south Louisiana families that the celebration surrounding the first day of "dog" season rivals the Fourth of July and Mardi Gras. "It started with my grandpa, Louis, and it's remained strong for lots of us," Jeff Dinino said days before their pack of deer dogs were turned loose in the swamps in St. James Parish.
What follows is a look back on just a few of the examples of everyday Americans doing exactly what the left decries as a fabrication of the mind — namely, using firearms to defend their own lives and the lives of others.
Alaska is the most dependent on the gun industry, while Hawaii is the least. Idaho has the most firearms-related jobs, while Wyoming has the highest total taxes paid by the gun industry. Those are some of the findings included in WalletHub’s study of the economic impact of the shooting sports on individual states.