Advertisement
 
Friday, March 06, 2015
Amsterdam, NY ,
Advertisement

Gun control laws reflect views of anti-hunting groups

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - Updated: 4:48 PM

To the editor:

The Empire State's newly created gun control laws have the fingerprints of the two largest anti-hunting entities in the world: "The Fund for Animals" and the "Humane Society of the United States," which should never be confused with local humane societies -- all over various sections of the enacted legislation.

The working budget of $102 million-plus at the disposal of these two major anti-hunting movements was widely used in this latest endeavor. As we all know, in the political arena, money talks; and legislators walk in the directions they are expected to.

If every grassroots, outdoor sportsmen's organization throughout New York state created their own in-house "political oversight committee," staffed by dedicated member volunteers who maintain a constant watch over their elected representatives' antics, the gun control legislation would still have materialized, but in an orderly, commonsense manner and not because of the back room dealings that actually took place.

Outdoor sportsmen's clubs' political oversight committees are still essentially needed, because the 2016 elections are not really that far off and because the anti-hunting giants already have selected their choice to occupy the White House -- and it's not Andrew Cuomo.

ANTHONY BISCOTTI

Amsterdam

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
The Recorder Sports Schedule

 

The Recorder Newscast

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Thursday, March 05, 2015

    S-G eliminates Amsterdam in Class A opener
    Saturday, February 28, 2015

    Amsterdam boys basketball squad returns to action after 16-day break
    Saturday, February 28, 2015

    Tecler school targeted in state's report
    Saturday, February 28, 2015

    Amsterdam advances with 2-OT victory
    Monday, March 02, 2015

    Amsterdam back to work after winning 2OT thriller
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015

    State of the county: Ossenfort focuses on economy, efficiency, branding
    Friday, February 27, 2015

    Jeffrey David Derrico
    Wednesday, March 04, 2015

    Fire fighters battle flames and the cold
    Monday, March 02, 2015

    Voorheesville edges Broadalbin-Perth 61-59 in overtime
    Saturday, February 28, 2015

Advertisement

Copyright © Port Jackson Media

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook