The people have the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife, including by the use of traditional methods, subject only to laws and regulations that promote wildlife conservation and management and that preserve the future of hunting and fishing, as the Legislature may prescribe by general law. Public hunting and fishing shall be a preferred means of managing and controlling wildlife. This section may not be construed to modify any provision of law relating to trespass, property rights, the regulation of commercial activities or the maintenance of levees pursuant to Article 11.
Constitutional Amendment 1 Will Create Permanent Protections for Sportsmen in Mississippi by protecting sporting activities for future generations of Mississippi hunters and anglers.
Constitutional Amendment 1 Will Act as a Safeguard to Protect Wildlife and Promote Conservation -- efforts that sportsmen have spearheaded for generations. Don’t let radical extremist organizations invade Mississippi and destroy the state’s diverse and flourishing wildlife populations!
Constitutional Amendment 1 Will Protect Our Sporting Traditions from Attacks initiated by well-funded national anti-hunting groups that have assailed sportsmen throughout the country in recent years. In addition, it specifies that wildlife conservation and management decisions will be based on sound science, not the misguided emotions of anti-hunting extremists.
Just look at the radical word of Wayne Pacelle, leader of the powerful Humane Society of the United States:
"Our opponents say hunting is a tradition. We say traditions can change."
- Bozeman Daily Chronicle
"If we could shut down all sport hunting in a moment, we would."
- Associated Press
All Mississippians Need to Vote Yes on Constitutional Amendment 1 this November to ensure that our right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife using traditional methods is never taken away.
Here's What You Can Do to Help Pass this Important Amendment to Protect Our Traditions for Future Generations of Sportsmen:
Urge family, friends and fellow gun owners and sportsmen to visit this website and learn more about why they should support Amendment 1 in Mississippi.
Click here to download and print the Vote Yes on Amendment 1 Voter Education Literature and display it at your local gun club, outdoor retail store or community center to help get the word out about the importance of Voting Yes on Amendment 1.
Go to the polls and vote YES on Amendment 1 on Tuesday, November 4!
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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.