PFSC Condemns PA Farm Bureau Attacks on PA’s Hunters and 2A Rights
May 21, 2019
PFSC respects the rights of the PA Farm Bureau to oppose SB147, the current legislative effort to transfer full regulatory authority for Sunday hunting to the PA Game Commission. However, PFSC strongly condemns the current strategy being deployed by the PA Farm Bureau in voicing that opposition.
Repeatedly over the past decade or more, the PA Farm Bureau leadership has misrepresented Pennsylvania’s hunters. We have been constantly portrayed as unsafe.
But most seriously, the PA Farm Bureau has repeatedly stated their desire to have “gunfire free Sundays”. This is, without any doubt, an attack on our Second Amendment rights.
Mark O’Neill, Media & Strategic Communications Director, Pa. Farm Bureau appeared on a PCN television program on February 19, 2019, and stated: ”When you are shooting the gun, the noise doesn’t stop at the property line, the bullets don’t stop at property lines.”
Mr. O’Neill is not alone in making these anti-gun, anti-hunting comments. Other PA Farm Bureau staff have made similar comments relative to their desire to not wanting to hear “gunshots on Sundays”.
Most recently, Mr. Joel Rotz of the PA Farm Bureau offered quotes that PFSC finds extremely offensive: May 20, 2019, York Daily Record article (Read Here
PA Farm Bureau: A Powerful Influential Lobbying Organization
- PFSC takes these calls for “gunfire free Sundays” very seriously, because the PA Farm Bureau is very influential in Pennsylvania’s legislatures. Therefore, we urge all Pennsylvania sportsmen and sportswomen and their shooting clubs to take action immediately to defend our Second Amendment rights.
Contact the PA Farm Bureau today at Pennsylvania Farm Bureau | PO Box 8736 | Camp Hill, PA 17001-8736 | Phone: 717.761.2740. Tell them to stop attacking our Second Amendment rights, as well as our landowner rights, and our hunting privileges.
Also, we urge everyone to contact their PA Representative and PA Senator, tell them we have a right to enjoy our firearms on Sundays, and that the PA Farm Bureau is wrong in their opposition to hearing gunshots on Sundays, and their portrayal of Pennsylvania’s hunters and shooting enthusiasts.
PFSC is requesting all member clubs, state organizations, and individual members take action immediately to support our Second Amendment rights and our hunting heritage.
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