Wisconsin Firearm Owners, Ranges, Clubs, and Educators Inc. (Wisconsin FORCE) thanks Governor Walker for signing Senate Bill 289 into law at the Wisconsin Bear Hunters’ Association 52nd Annual Convention in Rothschild, Wisconsin.
The citizens of Wisconsin have protection against harassment and stalking. That protection now covers Wisconsin sportsmen and women enjoying our time honored traditions. The bill expands current law so that a person may not interfere or attempt to interfere with an activity associated with lawful hunting, fishing, or trapping. It includes protection against disturbing a lawfully placed hunting stand, disturbing bait or other feed, using a drone to harass, and activities that are intended to harass our rich sporting heritage.
Individuals that photograph, record, use visual or physical proximity, and confront or approach individuals during the exercise of lawful activities should be prosecuted. It is time to help stop the harassment of activities involved with our rich sporting heritage. This bill will help do that.
Wisconsin FORCE thanks Governor Walker, Representative Jarchow, and Senator Moulton for their leadership on this bill, as well as the bill’s numerous co-sponsors.