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Minnesota Senate Seeking to Ban Lead Shot!

Friday, March 21, 2008

Introduced by State Senator Satveer Chaudhary (DFL-50), the Senate Omnibus Game and Fish Bill, Senate Fill 3385, contains a harmful provision that would ban the use of lead shot for hunting small game on public lands in Minnesota.  Lead alternatives are extremely expensive and many have reduced capabilities, which would only increasing wounding rates of game animals. 

Please call members of the Senate Finance Committee and urge them to oppose banning lead shot and strike Article 3, Section 59 from SF3385 before it’s to late.
 

Chairman Richard Cohen (DFL-64)
651-296-5931

State Senator Dennis Frederickson (R-21)

651-296-8138

 

State Senator Ellen Anderson (DFL-66)

651-296-5537

 

State Senator Linda Berglin (DFL-61)

651-296-4261

 

State Senator Don Betzold (DFL-51)

651-296-2556

 

State Senator Steve Dille (R-18)

651-296-4131

 

State Senator Michelle Fishbach (R-14)

651-296-2084

 

State Senator Leo Foley (DFL-47)

651-296-4154

 

State Senator Linda Higgins (DFL-58)

651-296-9246

 

State Senator James Metzen (DFL-39)

651-296-4370

 

State Senator Steve Murphy (DFL-28)

651-296-4264

 

State Senator Gen Olson (R-33)

651-296-1282

 

State Senator Sandra Pappas (DFL-65)

651-296-1802

 

State Senator Pat Pariseau (R-36)

651-296-5252

 

State Senator Claire Robling (R-35)

651-296-4123

 

State Senator LeRoy Stumpf (DFL-1)

651-296-8660

 

State Senator David Tomassoni (DFL-5)

651-296-8017

 

State Senator Jim Vickerman (DFL-22)
651-296-5650

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