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Action Alert: Support College Student Hunting License Legislation in Pennsylvania

May 4, 2023 Torin Miller

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 344 (SB 344) would make a college student who attends a college or university located within the Commonwealth eligible for a resident hunting license. The student must provide a valid college identification…

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Action Alert: Oppose Lead Ammo Bans on New York’s Public Lands

Apr 25, 2023 Torin Miller

New York Assembly Bill 2084 (A2084) prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on wildlife management areas (WMAs), state forests, forest preserves, state parks or any other state-owned land that is open…

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Action Alert: Support Captive Cervid CWD Management Measures in Texas

Apr 10, 2023 Torin Miller

Texas Senate Bill 1372 (SB 1372, House companion HB 5239) would grant the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) the authority to waive indemnity costs for depopulation of breeder deer facilities that have detected chronic…

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Action Alert: Make Hunting and Fishing a Constitutional Right in Florida

Apr 3, 2023 Amber Kornak

Florida Senate Joint Resolution 1234 (SJR 1234, House companion HJR 1157) would establish a constitutional right to hunt and fish for Florida’s residents, citing the importance and value that fishing and hunting have to the…

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Action Alert: Support CWD Prevention Measures in Minnesota

Mar 28, 2023 Torin Miller

Minnesota Senate File 1526 (SF 1526, House companion HF 1202) contains multiple provisions that tighten regulations with respect to captive deer herds in an effort to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in…

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Action Alert: Support Extended Youth Hunting Opportunities in New York

Mar 21, 2023 Amber Kornak

New York Senate Bill 5420 (S5420) and Assembly companion 2887 (A2887) would extend a previously set pilot program that enables 12 and 13-year-old hunters to harvest deer with a firearm or crossbow under the supervision…

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Action Alert: Oppose Anti-Science Deer Management in Oklahoma

Mar 14, 2023 Torin Miller

Oklahoma House Bill 2862 (HB 2862) would grant sole chronic wasting disease (CWD) management authority in Oklahoma – including care, testing, and regulation – to the state’s Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, eliminating existing…

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Action Alert: Oppose Captive Big Game Hunting in Rhode Island

Mar 14, 2023 Amber Kornak

Rhode Island House Bill 5864 (H 5864) would prohibit importing or releasing any big game animal into or on any property within the state for purposes of conducting captive hunting. Captive hunting is defined as “a…

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Action Alert: Oppose Legislative Wildlife Management in Oklahoma

Mar 8, 2023 Torin Miller

Oklahoma House Bill 2355 (HB 2355), which passed out of the Oklahoma House of Representatives on March 7 and is now being considered by the Oklahoma Senate, would establish arrow-shooting airguns, or ‘air bows’, as…

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Action Alert: Oppose Loosened CWD Protections in Wisconsin

Feb 20, 2023 Amber Kornak

Wisconsin Senate Bill 30 (SB 30, Assembly companion AB 34) would remove requirements for implementation of deer baiting restrictions in any county where a positive test for chronic wasting disease (CWD) or bovine tuberculosis (TB)…

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