Arizona: Right to hunt measure could change initiative rights

Mon, Oct 18 2010 — Source: Arizona Daily Star

The goal of a proposed “right to hunt” constitutional amendment is to make it harder to put anti-hunting initiatives on the ballot, a supporter has testified. “Wildlife management at the ballot box is a loser for hunters and a loser for conservation and wildlife,” Darren LaSorte, the National Rifle Association’s hunting policy manager, testified at the Arizona Legislature last winter. But if Proposition 109 passes Nov. 2, its effect on voter initiatives may not be that clear-cut, say two legal experts.

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