Sportsmen’s Alliance

May 27th

2020

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Connecticut Taxidermy Bill with Felony Punishment Dies

For the second year in a row, the Sportsmen’s Alliance, in coordination with other sportsmen’s groups across the country, has defeated legislation that would have banned the possession of African taxidermy in Connecticut. This legislation would have banned the importation, sale and possession of parts from African elephants, black and white rhinoceros, lions, leopards and […]

Feb 16th

2020

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

UPDATE! NH Hearing for Bill Opening Fish & Game Commission to Anti-Hunters

Legislation that allows people who have never hunted, and even hold anti-hunting views, to be appointed to the Fish and Game Commission will have a hearing next week in New Hampshire. The House Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee will hear House Bill 1571 at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the Legislative […]

Feb 7th

2020

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Hearing: New Hampshire Youth Turkey Hunting with a .410

New Hampshire State Representative James A. Spillane recently introduced legislation that would allow youth turkey hunters to use a .410 gauge shotgun during the New Hampshire youth turkey hunt weekend. House Bill 1108 was referred to the House Committee on Fish and Game and Marine Resources where it has a hearing scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. […]

Jan 4th

2020

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

NH Bill Opens Door for Anti-Hunters on Fish and Game Commission

It’s well known that American sportsmen fund the vast majority of wildlife conservation efforts across the country through their purchase of hunting and fishing licenses and from taxes paid on the purchases of firearms, ammunition, archery equipment and fishing gear. Recognizing the connection between successful wildlife conservation and hunting, fishing and trapping, most state fish […]

Dec 21st

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

New York Activist Lawmaker Attacks Trapping

Most legislators from Manhattan don’t normally know much about what it takes to manage wildlife, let alone the importance that trapping plays in scientific management. But that hasn’t stopped Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, from the Upper West Side of Manhattan, from introducing Assembly Bill 8733 that would ban foothold traps. Take Action Today! New York members […]

Nov 20th

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Pennsylvania House Passes Historic Sunday Hunting Bill

After 337 years of a near total ban on Sunday hunting in the Commonwealth, the Pennsylvania House voted to pave the way for limited Sunday hunting. The bill, which allows for hunting on three Sundays, will now head back to the Senate, which is expected to agree to the House version of the bill. If […]

Nov 12th

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Massachusetts Representative Targets Duck Hunting

Under the guise of “public safety and quality of life,” Rep. RoseLee Vincent (D-Suffolk) has introduced House Bill 4138, which creates a gigantic buffer zone that would shut down a key waterfowl hunting area in Massachusetts. The buffer zone would cover the tidelands, extending 1,500 yards offshore from Revere beach and the Point of Pines […]

Nov 2nd

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Pennsylvania Sunday Hunting Bill Headed to House Floor

The Pennsylvania House Game and Fisheries Committee approved legislation allowing three days of Sunday hunting, leaving Senate Bill 147 just one step from being sent to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf. The committee’s 21-4 vote comes a little more than three months after the Pennsylvania Senate approved the bill by a 36-14 vote. Call Today! Pennsylvania […]

Oct 3rd

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

House Committee Approves CECIL Act, Restricting Hunting Abroad

The U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee passed HR 2245, known as the CECIL Act, on a party-line vote of 19-16. The bill, sponsored by committee chairman Congressman Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ), will place significant restrictions on hunting and importing the taxidermy. Take Action Today! Members should contact their U.S. Representative and ask them […]

Sep 19th

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

CALLS NEEDED! Pennsylvania’s Sunday Hunting Bill

The Pennsylvania House Game and Fisheries Committee held a public hearing on Senate Bill 147 that would permit Sunday hunting in the Keystone State. The archaic Blue Law banning Sunday hunting in the Commonwealth was originally enacted in 1682 before Pennsylvania was granted statehood and has prohibited sportsmen from going afield ever since. Call Today! […]

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