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Anti-lead Ammunition Groups Use Scare Tactics to Advance Lead Ammunition Ban Agenda

April 18, 2014 5:18 PM
Minneapolis, MN – A recent article in the Minnesota Daily reported that University of Minnesota researchers from the School of Public Health and the University Raptor Center are pushing for a state-wide ban on the use of traditional lead ammunition for hunting in Minnesota. Using scare tactics straight from the recent California lead ammunition ban Read More »

Minnesota Hunters Misled About the Use of Lead Ammunition

March 4, 2014 5:21 PM
Minnesota—Anti-lead ammunition groups are again using faulty science to demonize the use of traditional lead ammunition for hunting, this time in Minnesota. NRA-ILA responded, informing hunters of the truth regarding hunting with lead ammunition, and asking them to contact the Minnesota DNR and voice their opposition to any attempt to ban lead ammunition for hunting Read More »

Humane Society Hypocritical In Downplaying Lobbyist Gifts [Updated 11.01.13]

October 29, 2013 11:30 AM
Why would a professional business person with approximately a decade of experience in economic consulting and a masters degree in public policy from an ivy league school be willing to take the job of walking someone else’s dog for free?  It is a good question, and one that can be answered by Jennifer Fearing, a Read More »

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

October 23, 2013 9:52 AM
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

October 4, 2013 3:56 PM
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 »

Lead Ban Proponent Judd Hanna Uses Faulty Science to Vilify Traditional Lead Ammunition

October 2, 2013 10:12 AM

HuntForTruth.org is re-publishing the following alert that was written in response to an opinion piece published in the Sacramento Bee by Judd Hanna to rebut his claims regarding lead ammunition and his negative portrayal of hunters who choose to use traditional lead ammunition.

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The Not-So-Secret Agenda Behind AB 711

October 1, 2013 3:29 PM
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

September 26, 2013 10:10 AM
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 »

SENATOR JOHN McCAIN URGES GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN TO VETO AB 711

September 24, 2013 5:02 PM
Washington, D.C. – On September 20, 2013, U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown urging him to veto AB 711.  If signed, AB 711 would make California the first state in the nation to prohibit the use of all lead ammunition for hunting throughout the state.           Read More »

Two Anti-Lead Ammunition Lawsuits Dismissed; Both Losses Appealed

September 9, 2013 2:35 PM
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 »
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