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By Tom Coulter
Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Legislator proposes hunting, firearm safety classes


February 6, 2020

CHEYENNE — A Republican state lawmaker has introduced a resolution that would encourage the Wyoming Department of Education to offer voluntary gun and hunting safety classes in the state’s high schools. 

If passed during the legislative session that begins next week, Senate Joint Resolution 1 would urge the Game and Fish Commission to collaborate with the Department of Education to create the safety classes as a physical education elective.

Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, the main sponsor of the legislation, said the classes would help mitigate the risk of accidental gun deaths i...

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