A sportsman’s take on the presidential election

A sportsman's take on the presidential election

Every 4 years during the elections I have always given a perspective on the candidates from the standpoint of those of us who enjoy outdoor pursuits such as hunters and fishermen. Each person has certain things that they deem more important than others and its those things that help shape the way they vote on certain issues and or candidates. Obviously for me the stance of a candidate regarding things such as the second amendment, public lands and usage as well as environmental issues are high on my list. Using factors such as those mentioned its hard to deny the fact that our President, Donald Trump, is easily the clear choice of those who hunt, fish, and enjoy the outdoors. In March of 2019 President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act which provides the necessary funds, dedicating up to $1.9 billion per year for five years to fund deferred maintenance projects identified by the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Indian Education. These infrastructure updates will preserve our most important national treasures and give more American families opportunities to explore the great outdoors. Each year, millions of people from all over the world visit and enjoy our national parks. Yet today, more than 5,500 miles of paved roads, 17,000 miles of trails, and 24,000 buildings in our national parks are in need of maintenance improvements and The Great American Outdoors Act will […]

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