In the News! New Mexico Senate backs ban on coyote-killing contests.

The Albuquerque Journal February 27, 2019 article contains good news on the National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests’ effort in New Mexico. The state Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would ban coyote-killing contests in New Mexico – after an 80-minute debate that highlighted the political divide between urban and rural lawmakers. The bipartisan proposal, […]

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Senator Fred Risser’s 2019 Senate Bill 30 is not about attacking any kind of legitimate hunting…

“We don’t attack any kind of legitimate hunting at all,” he urged. “What we do is try to outlaw the hunting where there’s sponsored competition with the objective of killing wild animals for entertainment and for the chances of winning prizes and then discarding the carcasses, this is not ethical hunting.” Stated Wisconsin Senator Fred […]

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In the News: A new bill introduced in the state Senate Thursday would ban both the organization and participation of all hunting contests in Wisconsin. 

“So it’s a controversial matter, which I think deserves the discussion,” said Sen. Risser. “That’s one reason we have a legislature is to review matters of interest to various persons and we’ll see what happens.” Risser said if language needs to be adjusted, that is what the legislative process is for and he welcomes open […]

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Wisconsin Senator Risser’s Bill (LRB-1453/1) is NOT about banning hunting on public lands…

It’s not about prohibiting any hunting. However, the Senator’s bill is about (LRB-1453/1) “Prohibiting Contests for Killing Wild Animals” and providing a penalty. The following is from the bill. It’s about “organized” wildlife killing contests. It’s great to have bipartisan support and it won’t die if there’s no republican signers. Let’s wait to read the […]

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Action Alert: Wisconsin Senator Fred Risser is Seeking Legislators for Co-Sponsorship of LRB-1453/1 Prohibiting Contests for Killing Wild Animals…

Wisconsin residents contact your Wisconsin Senate Legislature (click here) and ask them to co sponsor Senator Risser’s LRB-1453/1 relating to wildlife killing contests and prohibiting contests for killing wild animals and providing a penalty. To get this moving we need you to take action! Senator Risser’s Bill has not been introduced. The Senator is seeking […]

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