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November 26, 2014 – by Oregon Outdoor Council Board

If This Happens, Oregon Hunters Will Decline By Up To 59%, Says Survey

Lead Ammunition Ban is Anti-Hunting

According to a survey by Southwick Associates, Oregon can expect the following if lead ammunition (traditional ammunition) is banned:

  • 59% of Oregon hunters will quit or reduce their hunting participation
  • Ammunition prices would spike by a minimum of 284%
  • Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife revenue would decline by an estimated $1,700,000
  • Overall conservation dollars would decline by $630,000

Rest assured, any group that claims to NOT be anti-hunting but supports a traditional ammunition ban is lying. Supporting a lead ammunition ban not only is a direct assault on hunters but conservation funding.

What Groups Are Supporting Anti-Lead Ammunition Crusade?

  • The Humane Society of the United States
  • Portland Audubon Society
  • Oregon Wild (See Image #2)
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • and many others

Oregon Wild is Anti-Hunting

What is the Oregon Outdoor Council doing to Combat the Traditional Ammunition (Lead Ammunition) Ban?

  • Filed a Public Records Request with Oregon Zoo and Metro Regional Government to Prove Anti-Hunting Groups Pushing Anti-Lead Crusade
  • The only pro-sportsmen group sitting on the hiring committee with the Oregon Zoo for their new “Lead and Wildlife Outreach Coordinator Position” to ensure the most unbiased candidate is selected
  • Has coordinated a bill to be introduced in the 2015 legislative session banning the ban of traditional lead ammunition