13 Jul '11, 6pm

40 million hunters and fishermen are fed up with the #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 and powerful one at that, as 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 ... If you recall, that anti-environmental agenda of the modern-day GOP's is downright horrifying. I chronicled the various initiatives that comprise that agenda recently , and all but sent a shiver down my spine. And ap...

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