Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a Secretarial Order on Thursday repealing the lead ammunition b

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  1. Waterbaby

    Waterbaby Administrator Staff Member

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-govern...ay-one-repeals-obama-era-lead-ammunition-ban/

    Interior Secretary Zinke Day One: Repeals Obama-Era Lead Ammunition Ban

    by AWR Hawkins3 Mar 20171,245

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a Secretarial Order on Thursday repealing the lead ammunition ban issued the day before Barack Obama left office.

    It is interesting to note that Thursday was Zinke’s first day as Interior Secretary and repealing the onerous ban one of his first actions.

    On January 19, the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Lawrence Keane described the lead ammunition ban as the Obama administration’s “parting shot” against the hunting community. The ban was contained in Director’s Order 219–from National Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe–and it required regional directors to work with state-level agencies to begin phasing out the use of lead ammunition on Federal land. This included banning lead ammunition in “National Parks, tribal lands and national wildlife refuges in order to mirror policies in states where traditional ammunition is already restricted.”

    D.O. 219 also stipulated that the “Assistant Director, Migratory Birds, in consultation with National Flyway Councils and individual states, …establish a process to phase in a requirement for the use of nontoxic ammunition for recreational hunting of mourning doves and other upland game birds.” This indicated a staggered implementation where the use of traditional ammunition for dove and upland bird hunting would be heavily restricted and eventually eliminated altogether.

    But Zinke overturned this ban with Secretarial Order 3346.

    S.O. 3346 “revokes Director’s Order 219.” Moreover, S.O. 3346 is effective immediately.

    This is the second Obama-era gun control to be repealed within a week. On February 28 President Trump signed the repeal of Obama’s Social Security gun ban. The White House explained that the Social Security gun ban was repealed on grounds that it “would prevent some Americans with disabilities from purchasing or possessing firearms” and “could endanger the Second Amendment rights of law abiding citizens.”

    AWR Hawkins is the Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and host of Bullets with AWR Hawkins, a Breitbart News podcast. He is also the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com.
     
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  2. Waterbaby

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    In case you missed it our new Interior Secretary rode to work his first day - on a horse!

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  3. Dale

    Dale Well-Known Member

    Now, all we need to do is get Obama's Shadow Government gone!
     
  4. James Todd

    James Todd Member

    One more step in getting our country back.
     
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  5. Waterbaby

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    He is definitely a new sheriff in town, literally - he was out shoveling snow in the big snowstorm yesterday and giving personal tours of the Lincoln Memorial as well as showing the sad state of disrepair with Robert E. Lee's home at Arlington. We need to get him out west - his part of the country - and let him see the disrepair in our National Parks and National Recreation Areas. I don't think only working half-heartedly is this guy's M.O. I really like him.
     
  6. birdsnest

    birdsnest Well-Known Member

    What a great step in the right direction
     
  7. Dale

    Dale Well-Known Member

    Seal team! They don't mess around!
     
  8. Waterbaby

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  10. Dale

    Dale Well-Known Member

    Lots of ecowacko nutcase kookoo idiots did not like it! Perfect!
     
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  11. Waterbaby

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    Today the President of the United States presented his first quarterly paycheck to the National Park Service. $78,000.00
     
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  12. birdsnest

    birdsnest Well-Known Member

    Trump but a note on the bottom of the check. It says"chump change".
     
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  13. Waterbaby

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    At Monday's briefing, Zinke said the donation will go to the maintaining historic battlefield sites.

    As a side note, Zinke has been making the rounds in person to all our National sites and is dismayed at the state of disrepair throughout the Interior Department. Makes me wonder where all the money collected to enter our sites has been going.
     
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  14. dubob

    dubob Member

    Is this guy a breath of fresh air, or what? :D
     
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  15. Waterbaby

    Waterbaby Administrator Staff Member


    Gives me a lot of hope......
     
  16. Squirrel

    Squirrel Well-Known Member

    Can you say ARAMARK.

    We stayed at the Bullfrog campground 2 weeks ago and the last time the bathrooms in the campground were cleaned was October last year. Sq
     
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  17. dubob

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    Why am I not surprised? Have you ever tried the public shower in the laundromat building near the rental mobile homes? That place needs to be declared a hazardous waste site by the EPA and a claim filed to clean it up. The only thing ARAMARK Corp does anywhere on Lake Powell is collect outrageous fees and provide little if any services. A total joke.
     
  18. Waterbaby

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  19. Squirrel

    Squirrel Well-Known Member

    Very Cool. Thanks WB. Sq