With this anti-hunting legislation making headway, it is critical that you contact your U.S. Representative and express your opposition to the bill because it sets a dangerous precedent by giving the federal government preemptive authority over state wildlife management. Only in extraordinary cases, as in migratory birds and threatened and endangered species, has the Congress given jurisdiction to the federal government.
If your Representative is a cosponsor of H.R. 1472, please ask that he withdraw support from the bill. For a list of cosponsors of H.R. 1472, you can go to the Library of Congress website, at http://thomas.loc.gov. To see a list of Committee Members, you can visit the Committee on Resources website, at http://www.house.gov/resources/108cong/members.htm.