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A year later, lead ammo survey results still not available

June 19, 2015 12:44 PM
Salem, OR – One year ago this month, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife began a controversial government survey on lead ammunition that sparked applause from environmentalists and condemnation from gun rights activists. Today, both sides are still waiting for the results. In June 2014, the ODFW said it would spend more than $40,000 Read More »

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

May 7, 2015 4:46 PM
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

August 11, 2014 10:06 AM
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

California’s Pet Condors, Now in Living Color

July 24, 2014 2:27 PM
By David Halbrook  Executive Director for Hunt for Truth Association Environmental scientists know that for a species being reintroduced into the wild to survive as a truly wild animal, at least three things are required: First, the animal must not be habituated to humans, or seek out human interaction; Second, the habitat must be able Read More »

Born to Re-wild

July 9, 2014 5:15 PM
By David Halbrook  Executive Director for Hunt for Truth Association There is an organized jihad being waged by radical environmental and animal rights activists against hunting, fishing, and trapping.  Some of this push is overt, while other efforts are subtle yet equally sinister. These radical groups hope to substitute natural resource harvesting activities (such as Read More »

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 »
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