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By Bob Moen
Associated Press 

Governor Mead signs fluorescent pink attire bill for hunting

CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming has joined about a half-dozen other states that let big game hunters don pink in the field.

 

March 16, 2018



CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming has joined about a half-dozen other states that let big game hunters don pink in the field.

Gov. Matt Mead on Wednesday signed into law a bill adding fluorescent pink to the fluorescent orange now mandated statewide. The new law, which cleared the state Legislature last week, takes effect July 1 before the fall hunting season.

Most big game hunters have been required to wear blaze orange as a safety measure to help distinguish themselves from other hunters.

Sen. Affie Ellis, who sponsored the bill adding pink, said her motive for adding the color was not about prov...



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