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Indiana Scientist Releases Gun and Lead Report

Shooting increases lead exposure.

Gabriel Filippelli, a scientist at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, has released a study examining the risks of lead exposure from shooting at shooting ranges. Filippelli is a professor in the earth sciences department and director of the Center for Urban Health. He studies chemicals in the…
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Lead Shot OK For Hunting on Federal Lands

The environment takes a hit on this one.

A lot of hunters that we know approve of the use of non-lead shot when they're hunting because the lead poisoning can have a serious affect on wildlife. Non-lead shot is more expensive than traditional shot, which is why a lot of hunters don't want…