Canadian Parliamentary Caucus Calls on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to Rescind Waterfowl Import Ban
Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus Co-Chairs Bob Zimmer and Ken McDonald sent a letter to Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, about the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s decision to ban the importation of hunter-harvested wild game birds from Canada into the United States and requesting that the ban be rescinded.
The New York State Legislature adjourned over the weekend without passing Senate Bill (SB) 2814, titled the “Big Five African Trophies Act."
The National Rifle Association (NRA) teamed with three Virginia residents and filed a lawsuit on Friday, Jan. 29, against Fairfax County for its unconstitutional ban on firearm possession in parks and in areas adjacent to certain events.
Effective July 1, 2019, certified non-lead ammunition is required when harvesting any game with a firearm in California.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order banning the legal hunting of bears on all state-owned lands has immediate impact on the state’s October and December 2018 bear-hunting seasons, spurring New Jersey hunters, elected officials and the state’s Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) to action.
Arizona hunters may no longer be able to take mountain lions or bobcats, as SB 1182, a bill drafted by Arizona State Sen. Steve Farley (D-Tucson), seeks to end the hunting of the big cats. Backed by a fine of no less than $8,000, and potentially much more, the bill, if passed, would make mountain lions and bobcats a “protected” species.