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New York Senate Still Considering Anti-Gun and Anti-Hunting Legislator for Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner!

Friday, March 9, 2007


Please Contact Your State Senator Today!

Members of the New York State Senate have still not taken up the debate on the  nomination of Alexander “Pete” Grannis for Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Well known for his anti-gun, anti-hunting and anti-sportsmen positions and votes, Grannis should not be given stewardship of New York State's rich outdoor heritage!

Grannis not only lacks the background to be DEC Commissioner, but he has shown outright contempt for our hunting heritage and our right to keep and bear arms! During his tenure in the Assembly, Grannis sponsored and signed on to numerous anti-gun and anti-hunting bills, as well as legislation to outlaw trapping.  As DEC Commissioner, Grannis would have the authority to make policy through regulatory means, bypassing consideration by your elected officials. These decisions could permanently impact hunters and sportsmen in the Empire State.

Please continue to call your State Senator TODAY at (518) 455-2800 and urge him or her to oppose Pete Grannis’ nomination as DEC Commissioner. Be sure to politely remind him that a vote to approve Grannis is a vote against the Second Amendment and our hunting heritage!

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