Friday, February 3rd, 2023
Friday, February 3rd, 2023

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Texas senate passes bill to aid hunters

Austin, Texas (AP) – The Texas Senate has voted to allow some
hunters who have vision problems use a laser-sighting device,
sending the measure to Gov. Rick Perry.

The bill is authored by Rep. Ed Kuempel, a Seguin Republican who
collapsed at the Capitol on Tuesday night and was in stable but
guarded condition at a hospital.

Texas generally bans hunting with an artificial light, including
laser sighting devices. The bill allows disabled hunters to using
the laser device if they are assisted by a non-disabled hunter and
have a doctor or optometrist statement certifying the extent of the
sight disability.

Supporters of the measure say it will improve the shooters’
accuracy, reducing the likelihood the hunted game is only

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