May 24, 2012
Leave it to California to go after hunting.
Just a few months after state officials publicly chastised Fish and Game Commission president Daniel Richards for his participation in a legal cougar hunt in Idaho, on Tuesday the California Senate passed Senate Bill 1221, which if signed into law, would ban the use of hounds to hunt bears and bobcats.
And who would sponsor this bogus piece of legislation but the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), who rank way down there with PETA on our list of favorite organizations.
HSUS, which unsuccessfully lobbied for Richards' resignation, apparently won the California legislature over with facts that were less than true -- in other words, lies.
Evan Heusinkveld, director of the state services for the U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance, tweeted the following messages: