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National Wild Turkey Federation

National Wild Turkey Federation

EDGEFIELD, S.C. --(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. House of Representatives will be considering HR 4089 this week.

This much needed legislation would help protect the rights of sportsmen and shooting enthusiasts.

HR 4089 would:

  • Reaffirm that fishing, hunting and shooting are important and traditional activities that should continue on public lands.
  • Provide a clear legislative basis for protecting sportsmen and wildlife management agencies from anti-hunting and fishing litigation, and administrative gridlock.
  • Protect the use of traditional ammunition and fishing tackle by giving clear statutory direction to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding their authority under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
  • Allow the importation of certain legally taken hunting trophies that, through no fault of the sportsmen, have become trapped in red tape.

Please contact your Representative today and urge their support of H.R. 4089.

To locate and contact your representative, visit www.house.gov and enter your ZIP code in the “Find Your Representative” box in the upper right corner.

About the NWTF:
The National Wild Turkey Federation is a nonprofit conservation organization that works daily to further its mission of conserving the wild turkey and preserving our hunting heritage.

Through dynamic partnerships with state, federal and provincial wildlife agencies, the NWTF and its members have helped restore wild turkey populations across the country, spending more than $331 million to conserve 15.9 million acres of habitat for all types of wildlife.

The NWTF was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Edgefield, S.C. According to many state and federal agencies, the restoration of the wild turkey is arguably the greatest conservation success story in North America’s wildlife history. To learn more, visit www.nwtf.org or call (800) THE-NWTF

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