Gun Owners of Vermont: Anti-Hunting Bills & Groups
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1/4/2022: "Hounded by hounders on your private property? POWVT might be able to help."
Protect Our Wildlife, VT Establishes a Legal Aid Fund to Assist Property Owners Against Hounding
Now, the anti-gun, anti-hunting groups have found another way to chip away at Constitutional Rights.
Hounded by hounders on your private property? POWVT might be able to help.
12/30/2021: Brenna Galdenzi: Wildlife has been caught in the crossfire
Galdenzi, who's group co-opted the true meaning of POW (Prisoner of War) to create yet another anti-freedom organization, now plays the 'victim' card just like the anti-gun groups have done for years.
12/17/2021: Woman trying to stop bear hunters unleashes dog, and an attack ensued, VT officials sayWoman trying to stop bear hunters unleashes dog, and an attack ensued, VT officials say
12/16/2021: Woman trying to stop bear hunters unleashes dog, and an attack ensued, VT officials say
Protect Our Wildlife activists vandalize hunter's truck and get convicted. POW bitches about it and condones the act.
Woman trying to stop bear hunters unleashes dog, and an attack ensued, VT officials say
12/16/2021: 2 women from Groton found guilty of harassing bear hunters2 women from Groton found guilty of harassing bear hunters
12/16/2021: Woman trying to stop bear hunters unleashes dog, and an attack ensued, VT officials sayWoman trying to stop bear hunters unleashes dog, and an attack ensued, VT officials say
12/16/2021: 2 women found guilty of interfering with bear hunters2 women found guilty of interfering with bear hunters
12/16/2021: Groton Residents Guilty of Interfering with Bear Hunters ÖGroton Residents Guilty of Interfering with Bear Hunters.
12/15/2021: Vermont Anti-Hunters Convicted for Sabotaging Law-Abiding HoundsmenVermont Anti-Hunters Convicted for Sabotaging Law-Abiding Houndsmen
2/22/18: VTDigger "UPDATED: Prison time struck from proposed ban on coyote hunting contests""UPDATED: Prison time struck from proposed ban on coyote hunting contests"
2/13/18: VTDigger "Coyote hunting competition ban moving toward House vote"
H.636
"Coyote hunting competition ban moving toward House vote"
11/23/17: VTDigger OPINION "Margolis: An unnatural need for more hunting" by anti-gun, anti-hunting columnist Jon Margolis.Anti-Hunting OPINION "Margolis: An unnatural need for more hunting"
9/29/17: NRA-ILA "Massachusetts: Committee to Hear Ivory Ban Bills"
This bill reads just like H297 in Vermont! Bloomberg lawyers pushing the SAME legislation all over the USA.
"Massachusetts: Committee to Hear Ivory Ban Bills"
6/22/17: OPINION "Lindsey Preston: Vermontís wildlife represented with House bill H.336"
Anti-Hunting bill H336 is stacking the deck AGAINST hunters in Vermont.
"Lindsey Preston: Vermontís wildlife represented with House bill H.336"
4/11/17: VT Watchdog "Animal rights group gives Vermont D-plus for animal slaughter practices, state cries foul"
Another 'national" animal rights group attacking Vermont.
"Animal rights group gives Vermont D-plus for animal slaughter practices, state cries foul"
"An animal rights wolf in sheep's clothing - A liberal group disguises its radical values to beg from conservatives."
"The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), not related to local animal shelters with similar names, has the same goals as PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals): Get rid of meat, cheese, ice cream, circuses, zoos, aquariums, pet stores, hunting and basically any other way animals are used commercially or institutionally."
HSUSí political arms have spent $4.6 million (80 percent of its PAC money) trying to defeat Republican candidates.
"An animal rights wolf in sheep's clothing - A liberal group disguises its radical values to beg from conservatives."
5/10/2016: VT Watchdog "Gun rights group calls for veto of animal cruelty investigation board bill" By Bruce Parker
A Victim's Notification bill was hickjacked to give power to out-of-state anti-hunting and in-state anti-gun organizations!
"Gun rights group calls for veto of animal cruelty investigation board bill"
5/10/2016: Vermont Watchdog "Gun rights group calls for veto of animal cruelty investigation board bill"
Article regarding the passage of an "animal cruelty" bill behind closed doors that give power to anti-hunting and anti-gun groups to control almost every aspect of "animal cruelty" legislation, training, and prosecution!
"Gun rights group calls for veto of animal cruelty investigation board bill"
5/9/2016: Burlington Free Press "Animal Cruelty Bill Draws Controvery"
Article related to H.533
"Animal Cruelty Bill Draws Controvery"
The Humane Society of the United States wields a LOT of power and influence around the nation because they are a LOBBYIST ORGANIZATION, not an animal welfare group!
Less than 1% of their money actually goes to aid animals like puppies and kittens!
They are $350Million org that spends it's money paying SALARIES, JETTING around the world on SAFARI, and BUYING legislators to pass anti-hunting laws in YOUR state!
HERE is a great resource to see what the HSUS is really all about!
"HumaneWatch.org" Keeping a watchful eye on the Humane Society of the United States

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