Barbara Shelly

July 8, 2014 12:11 PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoes move to exploit captive deer

Bad news for trophy hunters. Good news for Missouri and its deer. Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed the General Assembly’s outrageous attempt to reclassify captive white-tailed deer as “livestock” in order to please breeders and ranch operators who seek to market selectively bred deer to wealthy shooters.

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