Letter to the Editor - Allow disabled hunters to use crossbows
Last updated 3/13/2023 at 3:04pm
Senate Bill 298 is a bill allowing disabled hunters to use crossbows in archery season.
There is adaptive equipment available but does not fit all people. SB 298 would allow disabled Montanans to spend family time in the warmer weather for many disabled people have impaired circulation, putting us at disadvantage during colder weather. I cannot hold a bow horizontally nor for any length of time. Nineteen surgeries on my back and arms makes shooting regular bow impossible.
The number of Montanans who would qualify is very small and SB 298 would not impact herd populations or opp...