Wildlife Protection Rollback? U.S. House OKs ‘Sportsmen’s Heritage Act’

This bill is giving many a headache. It says a lot about those controlling the U.S. House. Fortunately, it is expected to have a “cooler reception” in the US Senate.

“The bill is split into four main sections, but its most controversial parts deal with hunting in national parks and the types of ammunition hunters use. Among other things, it seeks to: open more federal land for hunting, exempt decisions on hunting and fishing from environmental review, allow polar bear trophies to be imported from Canada, and prevent the EPA from regulating ammo that contains lead, a toxic metal.” Read more: ‘Sportsmen’s Heritage Act’

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