B-List Celebrities Launch Naive Media Campaign Against Wildlife Predator Trappings

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On Tuesday, July 28th, some B-list celebrities announced a "Ban The Trap" billboard and social media campaign in an effort to support the complete ban of bobcat trappings throughout California. Mind you, this campaign comes at a time when our state is facing increased wildlife predator attacks on urban children, household pets and livestock because of Read More »

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 »

Proposed Lead Ammunition Ban Legislation Seeks to Avoid Scientific Scrutiny by Circumventing Fish & Game Commission’s Review

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Sacramento, California — On February 21, 2013, Assemblymember Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) introduced AB 711. If passed,  AB 711 would ban all hunting with lead ammunition in the entire state of California.  Several lead ammunition ban proponents are pushing AB 711, despite NRA and CRPA having demonstrated that existing lead ammunition bans have not been effective in lowering Read More »

Scientist Tells the Truth About Lead Ammunition at Association of Fish and Wildlife Agency’s Annual Meeting

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina—After cancer researcher Dr. Don Saba gave his presentation to the California Fish and Game Commission on August 8, 2012, the Commission rejected a proposed expansion of the ban on the use of lead ammunition in the condor range within California, based in part on his comments. Dr. Saba is a Read More »

California Fish and Game Commission Rejects Proposed Expansion of Lead Ammunition Ban

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Ventura, California — In a victory for hunters and sport shooters, on August 8, 2012, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) rejected a proposal to expand the existing ban on the use of lead ammunition that applies to hunting in certain parts of California. The proposal would have expanded the existing ban on the use Read More »

California Fish and Game Commission Ousts Its President

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Ventura, California — Six months after he enraged anti-hunting groups for legally shooting a mountain lion in Idaho, on August 8, 2012 Dan Richards was removed as the president of the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission). The powerful five-member Commission’s mission is to ensure the long term sustainability of California’s fish and wildlife natural resources. The Read More »

California Fish and Game Commission Rejects Expansion of Lead Ammunition Ban

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Sacramento, CA–On August 6, 2009, California hunters, as well as the general scientific community, won a tremendous victory.  In a 4 to 1 vote, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) decided to reject a proposed regulation that would have expanded the lead ammunition ban within the so-called “Condor Zone” to .22 rimfire and shot Read More »