The Vermont Legislature wrapped up the legislative session late last week, with gun owners and sportsmen gaining ground and animal rights extremists handed defeat.
The Vermont Federation of Sportsmen, backed by NRA-ILA, pushed and saw passage of House Bill 313, which reforms current law to allow the sale of long guns in
Law-abiding gun owners and shooting enthusiasts will also be happy to hear that a provision pushed by the Vermont Federation of Sportsmen and NRA-ILA, which would require Vermont to set up a process by which Pitman-Robertson grants can be applied for specifically for the development of shooting ranges, was included in the state budget. The budget has been approved by the legislature and will soon be in the hands of Governor Jim Douglas (R).
Also in the “win” column for hunters is the failure of animal rights extremists to garner support for Senate Bill 113, which sought to ban the long-standing tradition of "coyote contests" in
Thank you to the law-abiding gun owners, hunters and sportsmen of