Two Anti-Lead Ammunition Lawsuits Dismissed; Both Losses Appealed

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The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed paperwork on August 22, 2013, giving notice that it is appealing a recent loss in Arizona’s District Court (Arizona Court).  The ruling being appealed is the order completely dismissing CBD’s lawsuit CBD v. U.S. Forest Service.  In that action, CBD alleged U.S. Forest Service (USFS) was legally obligated Read More »

Recent Court Ruling May Make it More Difficult to Obtain Information from Researchers Working to Ban Hunting with Lead-Based Ammunition

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On Wednesday, the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, (the Court) denied a petition brought by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) regarding University of California, Davis’ (UCD) failure to produce documents in response to a public records request.  The case, HSUS v. Regents, addresses an issue that is extremely important in the current public Read More »

NRA Moves to Intervene on Behalf of Hunters in Potentially Pivotal Lawsuit Seeking to Limit Conservationists’ Rights

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For years, NRA has been fighting in the courts on behalf of conservationists, hunters and recreational shooters to stop the efforts of self-proclaimed environmental groups using lawsuits to limit access to public lands. These groups try to stretch the limits of environmental laws like the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the National Environmental Protection Act Read More »

NRA To Again Intervene In Lawsuit Seeking To Ban Lead Ammunition Nationwide NRA Will Fight To Protect Hunters’ and Recreational Shooters’ Rights

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Washington, D.C. – As part of NRA’s continuing efforts to protect hunters and recreational shooters from special interest groups seeking to restrict or eliminate hunting by banning the use of traditional ammunition consisting of lead components, the NRA will ask the United States District Court in Washington, D.C. to allow it to join in a newly Read More »

EPA Rejects Center for Biological Diversity’s Second Shot at Banning Lead Ammunition

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On April 9, 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rejected the Center for Biological Diversity’s (CBD) second Petition asking EPA to ban the use of lead ammunition nationwide. The EPA’s response stated that EPA would not review CBD’s new Petition because it is “almost identical” to CBD’s prior Petition that sought to ban lead ammunition and fishing tackle nationwide. Read More »

Litigation Reveals that UCSC Researchers Withheld Data from Published Study

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Santa Cruz, CA — On December 1, 2010, attorneys for the California Rifle and Pistol Association Foundation (the Foundation) made a public record request to the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). That request sought the production of documents regarding, among other things, the results of certain ammunition sampling related to a published thesis and Read More »

NRA Seeks to Protect Hunters’ Interests in Lawsuit Seeking Ban on Lead Ammunition and Fishing Tackle

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The National Rifle Association (NRA) recently filed a motion to intervene to fight for hunters’ rights in a lawsuit brought by self-proclaimed environmentalists that seeks to force the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban the manufacture, processing, and distribution of lead shot, bullets, and fishing sinkers throughout the country. NRA and Safari Club International (SCI) Read More »