The Fund for Animals has called on Maryland Governor Robert L.
Ehrlich, Jr. and Natural Resources Secretary C. Ronald Franks to end
the state's "lethal experiment with the crossbow and establish a
minimum hunting age of sixteen." The call comes in response to the
recent death of ten-year-old Tyler Mattison, who was fatally wounded
by his own crossbow while hunting with his father. Maryland has no
minimum hunting age, and this fall marks the first year in three
decades that hunting with a crossbow has been legal for the general
hunter population. Read more at:
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