Can a state truly be free without the constitutional right to hunt and fish?

Matthew Hamilton

Originally published in Times Union

The proposed amendment, dubbed the “Elmer Fudd amendment” dates back to the 2002 legislative session. Now carried by Sen. Rob Ortt, R-Niagara County, and Assemblywoman Aileen Gunter, D-Sullivan County, (and co-sponsored by Seward) the proposed amendment has undergone only mild revisions over the years.