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  • HuntForTruth.org Launches New Media-Rich Website Designed to Combat the Misleading Campaign to...

    08/03/2013 1:15:58 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | August 2, 2013 | NA
    HuntForTruth.org Launches New Media-Rich Website Designed to Combat the Misleading Campaign to Ban Lead Ammunition Throughout the U.S.To educate and assist lawmakers, regulators, hunters, recreational shooters and the general public about the efforts to ban lead ammunition nationwide, HuntForTruth.org has launched its new and improved website www.huntfortruth.org to make all updated facts about the lead ammunition debate available.This website incorporates extensive information regarding opposition to proposed lead bans while delivering the content in an engaging format including an interactive map, video, slideshows, social media, news feeds, wildlife info, a live eagle cam and a convenient method for opposing AB 711,...
  • NRA asks to intervene in federal lead-ban lawsuit

    08/06/2012 11:41:52 AM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies
    Hays Daily News ^ | 8/5/2012 | Mike Corn
    The National Rifle Association has asked to intervene in a lawsuit seeking to force the agency to ban the use of lead in ammunition. The NRA, joined by Safari Club International, claims its members "who use lead-based ammunition in their hunting and shooting sports activities will be impaired if they are no longer able" to do so. The lawsuit against the EPA was filed by the Trumpeter Swan Society and the Center for Biological Diversity -- the group that has pursued the lead ban issue relentlessly in recent years. Each time, however, the Environmental Protection Agency has turned aside CBD's...
  • NRA Victory in Battle with Environmental Groups Over Use of Lead Ammunition for Hunting in...

    10/06/2011 3:00:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | October 05, 2011 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   NRA Victory in Battle with Environmental Groups Over Use of Lead Ammunition for Hunting in Arizona Strip   Wednesday, October 05, 2011   In a major legal victory, a federal judge ruled recently in favor of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and threw a lawsuit filed by the environmental group, Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) out of US District Court in Phoenix, Arizona. The case is Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Bureau of Land Management, et al.  Safari Club International had joined...
  • California: NRA/CRPAF Reveal Obstruction Of Lead Ammunition Research Probe But Efforts to Obtain...

    09/15/2011 12:59:12 PM PDT · by neverdem · 6 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | September 15, 2011 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   California: NRA/CRPAF Reveal Obstruction Of Lead Ammunition Research Probe But Efforts to Obtain Information Continue   Thursday, September 15, 2011   National Rifle Association (“NRA”) and the California Rifle and Pistol Association Foundation (“CRPAF”) representatives made presentations to the California Fish and Game Commission (“Commission”) at its June 30, 2011 meeting in Stockton, California. The presentations revealed the numerous obstacles frustrating the NRA/CRPAF’s pursuit of underlying data behind taxpayer funded “research” that is being used to advocate proposed lead ammunition bans in California and in other states.The information behind these research...
  • ARIZONA: NRA WINS RIGHT TO DEFEND HUNTERS AGAINST LAWSUIT SEEKING TO BAN LEAD AMMUNITION

    01/18/2010 12:23:29 PM PST · by neverdem · 5 replies · 492+ views
    NRA - ILA ^ | January 15, 2010 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   ARIZONA: NRA WINS RIGHT TO DEFEND HUNTERS AGAINST LAWSUIT SEEKING TO BAN LEAD AMMUNITION   Friday, January 15, 2010   Phoenix, Az. - Judge Paul G. Rosenblatt has ruled that the NRA has a right under federal law to intervene in a lawsuit filed, in the plaintiff’s own words, as part of a campaign “to ban the use of lead bullets[.]” NRA will now be able to defend hunter’s rights against the claims of extremist environmental groups that filed the lawsuit.The lawsuit, filed January 27, 2009, by the Center for Biological...
  • CDC Study Shows No Health Risk Associated with Traditional Ammunition

    11/07/2008 10:44:00 PM PST · by neverdem · 12 replies · 706+ views
    A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study on human lead levels of hunters in North Dakota has confirmed what hunters throughout the world have known for hundreds of years, that consuming game harvested with traditional ammunition poses absolutely no health risk to people, including children, and that the call to ban lead ammunition was and remains a scare tactic being pushed by anti-hunting groups to forward their political agenda. Today, additional information became available about the CDC study, originally released yesterday, that is important to disseminate to hunters, their families and the general public about the total and...
  • Getting The Lead Out

    07/29/2008 3:56:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies · 159+ views
    Guns Magazine ^ | 29 July, 2008 | David Codrea
    Food pantries in Iowa have been given approval to resume serving venison to the needy,” read the National Shooting Sports Foundation press release. “Earlier, anti-hunting entities had convinced state officials the meat was tainted by lead. Similar scare campaigns in North Dakota and Minnesota resulted in venison for the homeless being discarded.” How serious was the “problem”? “10 samples of ground venison from a food pantry were tested by the University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory,” NSSF writes. “[E]ight had no detectable amounts and two had only trace amounts.” For this, a laudable program was halted, and the most unfortunate among...