On Thursday, February 3, the Joint Appropriations Committee has scheduled a hearing on the Governor’s proposed budget for the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.The Committee will also be discussing Sunday hunting and fee increases.This is your chance to urge your legislator to support Sunday hunting in Maine and the Governors budget. Currently, 39 states have no restrictions on Sunday hunting.
The hearing will be held at 1:00pm in Room 228 of the Capital building.If you are unable to attend, please contact your legislator by using the “Write your Reps” feature at www.nraila.org and voice your support for Sunday hunting.
Yesterday, Governor Steve Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 286 into law. AB 286 essentially bans home-building firearms for personal use by prohibiting private individuals from possessing certain unregulated components commonly used by hobbyists to make their own firearms.
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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.