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Bullet Ban On Hold till June

Monday, April 16, 2007

A decision on whether to ban lead bullets in all or part of California has been put off until June by the state Fish and Game Commission. The commission, meeting in Bodega Bay on Friday, heard testimony on the proposal to eliminate use of bullets or buckshot containing lead to take big game in the state to protect scavenging California condors from getting lead poisoning by swallowing bullet fragments in carcasses or gut piles of animals shot by hunters.

Read Original at: Monterey Herald.com

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