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Monday, February 1, 2016

West Virginia: Permitless Carry and Sunday Hunting to Be Considered this Week

This week, the House of Delegates is likely to consider House Bill 4145, important legislation that would allow ...


Friday, January 22, 2016

West Virginia: Pro-Hunting Bills Introduced in Charleston

This week in the West Virginia Legislature, two bills were introduced,  Senate Bill 331, sponsored by state Senator ...


Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Kansas: Protect the Right to Hunt and Fish

On January 26th, the House Committee on Federal and State Affairs will have a hearing to consider House ...


Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Firearm Suppressor Bill Filed in Iowa

Under the leadership of state Representatives Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley) and Terry Baxter (R-Garner), House File 2043 has ...


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Delaware: Radical Ivory Ban Legislation Alive and Moving in Senate

Yesterday, Senate Bill 156 was released from the Senate Banking and Business Committee and will be considered on the Senate ...


Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Michigan: With your Help, Hunting with Suppressors May Soon Become Legal

On January 14, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) will consider eliminating the current prohibition on hunting with ...


Thursday, January 7, 2016

New Hampshire: Suppressor Legislation Passes House

Today, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed House Bill 500 with a 184-124 vote.


Wednesday, December 30, 2015

DNREC Once Again Attempting to Raise Hunting and Trapping License Fees

In January, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will hold public workshops where it ...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

While Wisconsin debates hunting rights bill, Minnesota quietly hands out tickets

Hunting and fishing aren’t just pastimes and passions in Minnesota — they’re a constitutional right. Anyone who tries to get between hunter and hunted on public lands risks a ticket and misdemeanor citation for hunter harassment. ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Senate Committee Advances Sportsmen’s Act on Bipartisan Vote

On Thursday, S. 556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, passed out of the Senate Committee on Energy and ...

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