Maryland General Assembly Considers Firearms Regulation Bills Harmful To Hunters


Legislators in both houses of the Maryland General Assembly have introduced bills creating burdensome restrictions on firearms manufacturers, retailers and law-abiding gun owners.  If enacted, the bills will negatively impact hunters and recreational shooters.

Anti-gun groups and activists across the country are jamming state legislative chambers with bills that do nothing to enhance public safety but are instead outright attacks on legal firearms ownership as well as the hunting heritage.

New Jersey Governor’s Proposal – If You Can’t Beat Them Legislatively, Tax Them To Death


New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, who famously banned black bear hunting on public lands, has a new trick up his sleeve.  Not completely new, as he promised as a candidate to increase the taxes on gun sales in the state.

Murphy tried to impose additional taxes last year but was thwarted by state lawmakers.  The Governor is now including the increased taxes as part of a larger package of changes.

WY Members Of Congress Introduce Bills To Delist Grizzly Bears


SCI strongly supports two bills introduced in congress to reinstate a rule that removes Yellowstone grizzly bears from the threatened species list and restores state management.

Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY), Chair of the House Republican Conference, has reintroduced legislation in the U.S. House directing the Department of the Interior (DOI) to re-issue a previous grizzly bear delisting regulation.  Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) has introduced a companion bill in the U.S. Senate.