Alaska To Ban Using Stun Guns On Animals The Alaska Board of Game passed a statewide rule preventing the use of stun guns on animals. Board members say they want to prevent people from "catch and release hunting." That's where you stun the animal, pose for a picture and then walk away.
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Alaska To Ban Using Stun Guns On Animals

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Alaska To Ban Using Stun Guns On Animals

Alaska To Ban Using Stun Guns On Animals

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

The constitution includes a right to bear arms. It does not specifically include a right to bear tasers, nor does it specifically allow the use of tasers on bears. All of this may be relevant to the Alaska Board of Game. It passed a statewide rule preventing the use of stun guns on animals. Board members say they want to prevent people from catch-and-release hunting where you stun the animal, pose for a photograph and walk away.

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