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United States

21 January 2006

Duluth News Tribune (Minnesota) / AP

MADISON, Wisconsin — Legislators who fear young people are losing interest in Wisconsin's hunting tradition want to allow children as young as 8 years old to shoot deer. Rep. Scott Gunderson's proposal would lower the hunting age from 12 to 8. "It's important to get kids involved in hunting at a younger age. If they are not engaged in hunting by 12 or 13, they probably won't be," said Gunderson, R-Waterford. But the idea of a lower hunting age horrifies Joe... (

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