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Indiana Senator David Long Is Legislative Conservationist Of The Year

By Maureen Mespell

Indiana Senator David Long Is Legislative Conservationist Of The Year

May 14, 2012 Updated Oct 25, 2013 at 3:00 AM EDT

Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- Indiana State Senator David Long is being honored with the Legislative Conservationist of the Year award.

Senator Long is receiving the award after stopping a bill that would allow canned hunting, where hunters would be able to kill animals that are fenced in and raised to be killed.

"It's the right thing to do. It's a barbaric practice. So many hunters that I know, and sportsmen feel the same way."

The person honored with the award can be a state or federal legislator or private citizen involved in sponsoring natural resource related legislation, protecting or enhancing wildlife.




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