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Pros outweigh cons for Sunday hunting in Pa.

Monday, December 5, 2011

It is an issue with no eminent resolution, but one that has certainly garnered plenty of attention, especially as we hit the midway point of Pennsylvania's annual two week deer season. Presented to state legislators back in June, House Bill 1760 marked the most recent proposal for lifting the prohibition of hunting in Pennsylvania on Sundays one of only 11 states that still has some form of ban in place. The initiative introduced by the House Game and Fisheries Committee resurfaced a longstanding dilemma that roughly 1 million hunters across the state have dealt with since the late 1800s as part of the "blue laws" still being upheld more than a century later.

Read Original at: The Record Herald (Waynesboro, Pa.)

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