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The Missouri House gave first round approval to a bill authorizing people seeking hunting or fishing licenses to also be solicted to become voters, according to Roseann Moring of St. Louis Today, the online arm of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
A second vote will be taken before sending the proposal to the Missouri Senate. This seems to be controversial, because of how some perceive the demographic of outdoors people. While it is no doubt true that women licensed to fish or hunt are greatly outnumbered by men, one’s preferences beyond that are anyone’s guess. Missouri has long been a shining example in wildlife management simply because partisan politics play only a very limited role (someone has to appoint the Conservation Commission, after all) in management decisions.
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