Lawsuit challenges PA's Sunday hunting ban

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 18, 2013 1:55 PM
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(Harrisburg) -- A Lancaster County-based hunters' group has asked a federal judge to throw out Pennsylvania's long-standing ban on Sunday hunting.

Hunters United for Sunday Hunting filed suit against the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the agency that enforces the state's game code.

The organization says the state's ban on most types of hunting on Sunday is unconstitutional. The group contends the ban costs hunters an "irreparable loss" of time in the field.

Legislation that would have permitted hunting on Sundays died two years ago amid opposition from the state Farm Bureau. It has said many people support preserving one day a week when people can be outside without running into hunters or hearing gunfire.

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  • Dave Je img 2013-07-19 20:20

    Politically motivated garbage as usual..

    This group is only 4 people. All known environmental extremist liberal types. ALL have pushed for and lobbied for fewer deer for their biodiversity extremism agenda. Have pushed for every thing imaginable to kill a few more deer. They couldn't care less about hunters or hunting. All about enviroextremism.

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