The Next State Scandal: California Fish and Game Commission

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  The Fish and Game Commission Ignores California State Legislature – So, Who Has Oversight? Given the recent criticism surrounding the California Fish and Game Commission, it’s only a matter of time before a state investigation is launched looking into their actions. Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced, addressed the California Fish & Game Commission in February Read More »

Hunters Beware: California Fish and Game Commission Unanimously Approves Regulations Banning Lead Ammunition that Begin to Take Effect Immediately

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As discussed here for some time now, the California legislature’s passage of AB 711 required the California Fish and Game Commission to adopt regulations incrementally implementing a ban on the use of all lead ammunition for any type of hunting in the entire state by July 1, 2019. Despite the lack of any credible scientific Read More »

NSSF’s letter to the California Fish and Game Commission

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Read NSSF's letter to the California Fish and Game Commission, demanding that the current president, Michael Sutton, recuse himself from the implementation proceedings for new regulations banning traditional ammunition for all hunting in California (aka AB 711).   140805 letter to Fish and Game

AB 711 Becomes Law Despite Non-Production of Key Governmental Report

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Earlier this month California’s governor signed Assembly Bill (AB) 711 into law, which, when implemented, will make it illegal to hunt in California with traditional, lead-based ammunition.  Some observers have noted, however, that the public release of a key governmental report on the presence of lead in blood samples taken from California condors (“Condors”) has Read More »

Law Enforcement’s Opposition to AB 711 Continues to Grow

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Law enforcement’s opposition to Assembly Bill (AB) 711 continues to grow.  Last week, HuntForTruth.org noted that the Sheriffs for Riverside County and for Fresno County had publically voiced their positions against AB 711.  This week, yet another sheriff for a heavily populated county, this time Sacramento County, has stood up for hunters and law enforcement Read More »

The Not-So-Secret Agenda Behind AB 711

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Earlier this week, twenty-one elected officials sent a letter to the Governor of California regarding Assembly Bill (AB) 711, one of a handful of firearms-related bills that has made it to the Governor’s desk this year.  AB 711, if signed into law by the Governor, will require all hunting in California to be done with Read More »

Law Enforcement Joins Chorus of AB 711 Opponents

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The public opposition to Assembly Bill (AB) 711 continues to grow.  A second California Sheriff has officially joined in the fight against the ban on hunting with traditional lead-based ammunition that will become law if AB 711 is signed by the Governor.  Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims opposes AB 711, and earlier this month she Read More »

Lead Ammunition Ban is Bad For Jobs

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By Mark Gagliardi, guest commentary © 2013 Bay Area News Group from Inside Bay Area –  POSTED:   09/14/2013 03:00:00 PM PDT I lead a national nonprofit that raises money for leukemia and lymphoma research through sport-shooting events. I also serve as a trustee with the Central Labor Council of Contra Costa County. I am Read More »

Lead Ammo Ban Would Increase Threat of Forest Fires

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From The Daily Caller News Foundation – August 29, 2013 Efforts by California state officials to ban lead bullets in an effort to protect the environment could actually end up hurting it, according to critics. A bill in the California State Assembly introduced by Democrat Anthony Rendon would ban the use of lead bullets by Read More »