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The few exceptions to the blaze orange requirement include those hunting with bows or crossbows during archery deer season, the order said.
In 1139, the Church condemned the use of crossbows against Christian enemies, though they could still be used against infidels.
The 13-year-old boy picked up a crossbow and shot Austin in the abdomen, officials tell KOCO.
Of Michigan’s 332,000 bowhunters, 195,000 used crossbows, data shows.
Nations have tried to ban crossbows, firearms, surprise attacks by submarines, aerial attacks on cities and, in World War I, poison gas.
A few characters in the show are not in the comics, including the crossbow-wielding Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus), who has proved to be one of the show’s most popular.
Among the weapons found were a high-powered AK-47 assault rifle, a 12-gauage shotgun, 15 knives, a crossbow, a bat with nails, and more than 2,300 rounds of ammunition, police said.
No muzzleloaders or guns will be allowed, but hunters may use crossbows.
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