Urges support for '99 percent,' opposition to bow-hunting bill April 17, 2012 Connecticut

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Urges support for '99 percent,' opposition to bow-hunting bill April 17, 2012 Connecticut, Danbury News Times
... an ill-conceived bill (SB 83) to allow hunting by bow hunters on Sundays on private property... There will be no impact on deer management; only more recreational opportunities for a small minority of Connecticut residents. Bow hunting has a wounding rate of over 50 percent... According to the 2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, wildlife watchers spent $509 million and hunters only $69 million in Connecticut ... 


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