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Killing Native Wildlife

This bill revises a variety of existing programs to expand access to, and opportunities for, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting.

“The Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act is reauthorized through FY2025. The North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act are reauthorized through FY2020.

Components of firearms and ammunition and sport fishing equipment and its interesting stuff (such as lead sinkers) are exempted from regulations of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act.

The proportion of funding from the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act that states may use for public target ranges is increased.” This is a bill summary.

Interior must issue permits for the importation of polar bear parts taken in sports hunts in Canada before May 15, 2008, which is the date the species was listed as threatened.

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Our government wants killers to go to Canada and bring back polar bear heads and parts of other animals. They want to kill more here. I lived on a wildlife preserve for several years and elk, moose, coyotes, Greater Sandhill Cranes were always preserved. Even when the two juvenile moose whose mom was killed on the freeway protecting them from traffic. They crashed a wedding down the road. Imagine those videos and photos. Wedding of a lifetime!

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The bill revises standards for determining what a baited area is for purposes of the prohibition on taking migratory game birds.

Federal public land management officials must facilitate hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting on certain federal public land. Land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management or the Forest Service must be open for hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting unless the managing agency acts to close the land.

This bill provides special rules to expand access to federal land and waterways for film crews of five people or fewer.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may not prohibit individuals from possessing a firearm in public areas of a water resources development project. The National Park Service may not prohibit individuals from transporting bows and crossbows if certain requirements are met.

Funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund are allocated for priority projects that secure public access to federal public lands for hunting, fishing, and other recreational purposes.

What is wrong with this picture? We’re allowing hunters to take wildlife that is endangered and place their heads in their man caves. All so a state can get revenue through hunting permits. What a sad story that is.

I know we have a better story, as a nation, to tell, and a better future and troops. No-one carries a weapon but our voices are stronger than your cruel traps. Let’s go to it. Remember it’s Sen. 405. I’m writing in today.¬†Dee

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