News

House Approves Sunday Hunting

House Approves Sunday Hunting

Photo: WINA

The House of Delegates has approved a bill that allows Sunday hunting. Halifax Delegate James Edmunds was among 27 House members who voted against the measure. Edmunds represents four rural counties and he says the boards of supervisors in those localities sent him resolutions opposing Sunday hunting. Both the delegates who represent parts of Nelson County voted against it. Dickie Bell and Matt Fariss were joined by Augusta Delegate Steve Landes (pictured). Bedford Delegate Kathy Byron joined a majority of House members who endorsed the idea. She was joined by Delegate Rob Bell (R- Albemarle) and David Toscano (D-Charlottesville). Advocates of Sunday hunting say it will help to reduce deer herds. They say deer are nuisance animals for many drivers.

 

Latest Stories

in Sports

Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

Fresh
phelps

The 18-time gold medalist was arrested on Sept. 30.

in Entertainment

Stars lose millions of followers in Instagram crackdown

Fresh
kim-kardashian2

Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian are among the celebs who lost fake followers when the social media service purged fraudulent accounts.

in National

Consumers can sue Target over data breach

Fresh
target

A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.