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Friday, January 31, 2014

H.R. 3590--the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act--is an important bipartisan sportsmen's package that needs your support! 

Introduced by Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Co-Chair, U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio), H.R. 3590 includes several important updates and changes that would positively impact American sportsmen.  If enacted, this NRA-backed legislation would protect traditional lead based ammunition used by hunters.  The legislation would also allow polar bear trophies legally harvested before the importation ban to be imported into the United States.  Additionally, many provisions in this legislation would remove burdensome restrictions, such as opening additional land access for hunting and fishing and allowing for firearms to be legally carried on land managed by the Army Corps of Engineers.  Similar legislation to H.R. 3590 passed the U.S. House of Representatives in the 112th Congress by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 274-146. 

H.R. 3590 is expected to be on the House floor as early as next week.  You can help get this important legislation passed by becoming a "Citizen Cosponsor."  All you have to do is go to the H.R. 3590 page, click the "COSPONSOR" button on the top-right side, and support this important legislation through your Facebook page.

Please do your part by becoming a "Citizen Cosponsor" today!

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