Blind Hunters Have a Friend in Texas
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
A Texas lawmaker is trying to end discrimination in hunting. He's introduced a bill that would give legally blind hunters extra aids. Blind people can now hunt in Texas as long as a seeing companion points out the prey. This bill would allow blind hunters to use spotlights and lasers - currently illegal -that can cause animals to freeze. The lawmaker says his bill, quote, “opens up the fun of hunting to additional people.” This is MORNING EDITION.
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