Monday, October 19, 2015

Wisconsin Introduces Bill To Futher Criminalize The Harassment of Hunters

© Othmar Vohringer

Wisconsin Rep. Adam Jarchow introduced a hunter protection bill that includes fines of up to 10,000 dollars and nine months jail for animal rights activists that that photograph, film, or otherwise harassing hunters in the field.

Although there are already federal laws protecting hunters from zealous animal rights activists there are more and more U.S. states add additional laws to curb hunter harassment and interfering with the legal taking of an animal by militant animal rights activists. As can be expected animal rights group view such laws as unconstitutional.

Read the full article on the Field & Stream Website.

To read about the right to hunt, fish and trap act visit this page on the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation.

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