13 Jul '11, 6pm

40 Million Hunters & Fishermen Fed Up With GOP's Anti-Environment Agenda

Photo credit: Diganta Talukdar via Flickr/CC BY There are an estimated 40 million sportsmen in the United States: hunters, sport fishermen, and outdoor enthusiasts. They're a traditionally right-leaning voting bloc, and an influential one at that; they reliably turn out in high numbers to vote at the polls. And fellow Treehugger John Laumer is always telling me not to underestimate or ignore them -- and he's always been right. This group, which has as strong a connection to the wilderness as any peacenik hippie or liberal climate activist, is starting to get pissed off at the extreme nature of the Congressional GOP's anti-environment agenda ... And if you recall, that anti-environmental agenda of the modern-day GOP's is downright horrifying. I chronicled the various initiatives that comprise said agenda recently , and it all but sent a shiver down my spine. And apparently,...

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