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Discussion Topic: Should Bowhunters Carry Guns?
From the Billings Gazette:
[Wyoming] Bowhunters would be allowed to carry firearms for self-defense during archery-only hunting seasons if legislation unanimously endorsed by a House committee Friday becomes law. The bill now moves to the full House; it already has been approved by the Senate.
Bowhunters currently are prohibited from carrying firearms during special hunting sessions.
Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, is sponsoring the legislation. He said allowing bowhunters to carry firearms is consistent with an individual's constitutional right to bear arms.
"I sorta think we should write laws that conform to the Constitution," Case said.
What do you think? Is this a good idea or does it open the door to increased poaching?