Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Please make your calls in support of this bill!

Pro-Hunting Bill Scheduled to be Considered Tomorrow!

Please Contact the Members of the House Natural Resources and Environment Committee!

Tomorrow at 9:00 a.m., the House Natural Resources and Environment Committee will consider a bill that, if passed, would overhaul the structure and operation of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

House Bill 429, sponsored by State Representative Bob Damron (D-39), would, among other things, permit a person to carry a firearm for self-defense during bow hunting season. The bill would also create a “no-net-loss” hunting policy for public hunting lands, requiring that the Commonwealth maintain at least the same amount and quality of available public hunting land as currently exists. It requires that additional lands be opened to hunting if land that is currently open to hunting is closed.

Please contact the members of the committee TODAY and respectfully urge them to support HB429. Contact information for the committee can be found here.

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