Posts With Keyword ‘lead shot’

Lead Shot Approved by House

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Iowa House has approved the use of lead shot in mourning dove hunting. There is a lot of debate over this issue with one side saying that the lead shot is harmful to animals, and the other side saying it doesn’t effect animals at the population level.

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Lead Shot Ban Struck Down by Senate Committee

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

As previously reported, state lawmakers have been looking at a ban on the use of lead shot in mourning dove hunting.

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Lead Shot Ban Rejected by Senate Committee

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Senate Natural Resources and Environment committee has rejected a proposed ban on the use of lead shot for mourning dove hunting.

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Lead Shot Ban to be Discussed by Lawmakers

Posted: Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 6:22 am

Lawmakers will be looking at the issue of lead shot use again this legislative session. The shot was banned last August because of concerns that the shot poisoned eagles and other wildlife.

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