Born Free USA position: OPPOSE
Description: An amendment to the Maine constitution that would prevent ballot measures on all wildlife issues. Its stated objective is to maintain the personal right to hunt, fish, and “harvest” animals for citizens of Maine, but would also obstruct the democratic process of proposing initiatives to conserve wildlife.
What you can do: Call or e-mail your legislators and urge them to oppose LD 1303.
Read the bill's text here. (PDF)
Note: The text and status of Maine bills is also available at janus.state.me.us/legis/.