Conservative rocker Ted Nugent recently visited the Winsconsin Capitol to endorse a package of hunting and gun bills. In addition to stating that the right to keep and bear arms in the United States is a God-given right, the musician suggested creating a sandhill crane hunting season.
As many of you might know already, Ted Nugent is a firm supporter of the right to bear arms. The rocker also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association. He has controversial statements about the Second Amendment as well such as the time he implied that Jews are behind the push for gun control.
Nugent isn’t an advocate of bearing arms only for the sake of protection, he’s also a huge fan of hunting both with guns and his arrow. In fact, he published two books about his passing in addition to owning a 340-acre hunting ranch near Jackson, Michigan, called Sunrize Acres.
His statements about animal rights, gun possession, and hunting have been a long time debate due to the arguable attitude of the musician. However, he’s also an important figure among the hunting community and those who support gun rights.
That’s why he was recently called to Winsconsin Capitol to make a speech as he is the spokesperson for Hunter Nation. In addition to stating that new regulations are making things harder for hunters, Nugent stressed that some restrictions placed on hunting, fishing, and trapping should be removed.
In addition to this, Nugent expressed their wish to create a sandhill crane hunting season now that the birds aren’t endangered species anymore and hurting the crops in the surrounding area. The rocker even made a joke about cooking it with garlic and butter as well.
As for the right to bear arms, Nugent thinks it’s a God-given right to keep and bear arms in the United States, reminding everybody of the Second Amendment. The musician said the right gives them the opportunity to hunt as well as to self-defense.
Regarding hunting, Nugent said:
“I’m speaking for those millions and millions of American families who pursue this lifestyle of hands-on conservation that literally is God’s work. When they’re overregulated, people quit. People don’t participate. We’re going to cleanse the arbitrary, punitive, capricious, overregulation. We want to eat a balanced healthy thriving population of sandhill cranes in the asset column, not in the liability column. I recommend garlic and butter.
I have a right to keep and bear arms on the ground in the United States of America, it’s a God-given right. This Second Amendment consideration is on par with science-based hunting regulations to allow us to perform our conservation responsibilities, as well as our self-defense responsibilities.”
You can watch Ted Nugent’s speech below.