Should Hunting Be Allowed On Sunday?


In 11 states, the answer to this question is “No,” yet social media is playing a role in changing attitudes and, potentially, legislation. In Georgia, for example, the powerful Farm Bureau opposes the legalization of Sunday hunting presenting a serious challenge to change. USA Today provides the latest information for a privilege many take for granted:

Bass Mossy Oak Scent Blocker 195Lawmakers and hunting advocates in North Carolina and three other states are working to change “blue laws” that ban hunting on Sunday.  Eleven states prohibit the sport on Sunday, most for long-standing religious reasons, including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia, according to the Coalition to Lift State Bans on Sunday Hunting. Discussions are also underway in Connecticut, Massachusetts and West Virginia to change that.

 In North Carolina, the law has been on the books since 1896…

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Joe Byers
Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.