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Gun Ban Would Decimate Wildlife Conservation

From The Federalist:

Almost $1 billion each year goes to state wildlife and natural resource agencies courtesy of checks written by firearms, ammunition, and related manufacturers. It is the result of an 11 percent excise tax on firearms, ammunition, and related goods known as Pittman-Robertson, or the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937.

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NSSF President Re-appointed to Wildlife Hunting Heritage Conservation Council

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today named Stephen L. Sanetti, president and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), to serve a second term on the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (WHHCC). Sanetti is one of 18 people to be appointed to the council, an advisory group established in 2010 that will help to promote and preserve America’s hunting heritage for future generations.

“I am honored again to be named to this council by Secretary Salazar and Secretary Vilsack,” said Sanetti. “I look forward to working with the other distinguished appointees to secure the successful future of America’s hunting and recreational shooting sports heritage. I commend Secretary Salazar and Secretary Vilsack for continuing this council and its important work.” Read the rest of this entry »

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