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For Immediate Release

Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director
703-519-9691, x227
www.asafishing.org / www.keepamericafishing.org

The Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 is Still Alive!

Please contact Your U.S. Senators to vote YES for this important bill.

The Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 may yet again come up for vote in the U.S. Senate as members are working hard to craft a solution to the procedural problem that stopped the bill from passing the Senate. A diverse coalition of angling, hunting and conservation organizations is working hard to support this effort and eventual passage, but time is running out.

Please continue to send messages to your Senate members.

On November 26, in a surprise upset, the U.S. Senate failed to advance the Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 (S. 3525). After months of discussion with Senate members by a large and diverse coalition of angling, hunting and conservation organizations who worked to create a historic bill containing 17 key provisions for anglers, hunters and fish and wildlife conservation; the bill failed to pass over a party line vote on a procedural motion.

You can still make an impact and KeepAmericaFishing™ provides an easy way to send an effective message to Senate members. We need everyone’s support to help pass this essential piece of legislation.

This link www.KeepAmericaFishing.org/sportsmensact, takes you to a Take Action Now page.

The Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 is the largest angling, hunting and fish and wildlife conservation package in a generation. It is the most important legislative action sportsmen and women will take this year and next!

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