April 13, 2012

Call to Action to Support the Sportsmen’s Heritage Act (HR 4089)

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April 13, 2012 – A coalition of 38 sportsmen’s organizations has expressed their support for The Sportsmen’s Heritage Act of 2012 (H.R. 4089). In a letter addressed to Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, in cooperation with our partners in the conservation community, urged House leadership to help enact H.R. 4089 in order to promote and advance our nation’s hunting and fishing heritage. Due to the efforts of the bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus leadership and many of its members, H.R. 4089 has advanced to this critical juncture. The Sportsmen’s Heritage Act is essential to recognizing the importance of, and facilitating the expansion and enhancement of, hunting and recreational fishing and shooting. Click here to read the letter and see which groups support this unprecedented collection of sportsmen’s bills.

The enactment of H.R. 4089 is an important step in the advancement of America’s strong tradition. We urge you to support the Sportsmen’s Heritage Act of 2012!

Help us overcome the obstacles facing sportsmen and women and further the sporting tradition so that it can be handed down for generations to come. Contact your congressmen today and urge them to support sportsmen nationwide through the enactment of H.R. 4089!

Studies conducted at both the state and federal level have found that the number of hunters and trappers have been on a generally declining trend over the past several decades. To increase recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) of hunters and trappers, which initiative do you think would have the greatest impact?

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