|Sunday hunting passes through the Va House for|
the first time this week. Wasn't even a close vote,
which is why you'll be reading more here about
the Subcommittee that killed the SH bill
for 20 years.
Maryland first approved limited Sunday hunting in 2003. Since then, 0 (zero) incidents between hunters and non-hunters have been reported. Some counties are attempting to expand the repeal of the Sunday Ban, and it's not without opposition. I testified for the Maryland House Environmental Matters Committee to the fact that as a biologist, the deer populations we are seeing are dangerous and unsustainable; and also that the opposition to Sunday hunting (private land only, written permission required) is nearly groundless.
Across the Potomac, I've been doing what I can to help the Virginia Sunday Hunting Alliance push their own statewide repeal, which, if it passed, would be more substantial than Maryland's 2003 repeal or its current (2013-2014) total of Sunday hunting opportunities. Virginia's bill, under consideration today in the Senate Agriculture Committee, is also not without its detractors.
See you soon!