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California May Take Lead in Banning Wildlife Killing Contests


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 189 days ago - greenerideal.com
We may just have a chance to take a bit of the fun out of killing. On April 16, the California Fish and Game Commission will hear public testimony before voting on whether to make wildlife killing contests illegal in the state.



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Frances Darcy (219)
Friday March 14, 2014, 6:51 am
noted
 

Debra S. (72)
Friday March 14, 2014, 6:52 am
I once heard the saying "As goes California, so goes the rest of the nation". It will be true in the case of hunting contests, I am sure.
 

Teresa W. (691)
Friday March 14, 2014, 6:54 am
thank you
 

Dee C. (214)
Friday March 14, 2014, 7:04 am
Good for them..Hope the rest will follow..

Thanks Cher..
Noted..
 

Deborah W. (6)
Friday March 14, 2014, 8:42 am
A noble attempt to slow down the inevitable extinction of wildlife and the imbalance of nature before all is lost. Are there enough left truly dedicated to such a cause ... we'll see won't we.
 

Alina Kanaski (0)
Friday March 14, 2014, 8:49 am
Good news.
 

Kat M. (223)
Friday March 14, 2014, 11:28 am
gladly signed
 

Howard Crosse (17)
Friday March 14, 2014, 1:04 pm
Anyone who gets pleasure out of taking a life is in urgent need of medical care, they are clearly very seriously unstable and should be locked away so that they don't hurt themselves or anyone else.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Friday March 14, 2014, 2:01 pm
So true Howard!

If they kill an animal with no remorse, then they will kill another human without any feelings whatsoever!
 

Ondine J. (133)
Friday March 14, 2014, 2:29 pm
I really hope so, theses killing contests are barbaric
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Friday March 14, 2014, 3:26 pm
REAL men shaking hands congratulating each other on ther "take". Even as a child this was a horror to me.My father never hunted, but had friends who did.
My earliest memory was when I was 6/7 yrs. old. A friend of the family had a bear cub stuffed and it stood in his real estate office with lollypops in its paw. I remember being so scared of it, my parents left me in the car(it was permissable in those days).
 

MelindaAWAY K. (172)
Friday March 14, 2014, 6:49 pm
Shocking images, noted, thank you.
 

. (0)
Friday March 14, 2014, 9:15 pm
𝖉𝖎𝖘𝖌𝖚𝖘𝖙𝖎𝖓𝖌, 𝖕𝖔𝖔𝖗 𝖆𝖓𝖎𝖒𝖆𝖑𝖘 . 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖈𝖍𝖊𝖗!
 

Shirley S. (174)
Friday March 14, 2014, 10:23 pm
The banning can't come quick enough !
 

Fi T. (16)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 3:48 am
Killing is never a game but a sin
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 7:24 am
noted, shared on fb, twitter, google+. Thx....and this MF are proud about it too...
 

Many Feathers (134)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 7:58 am
noted thanks
 

Sara P. (57)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 11:51 am
For me is a scandal to have this type of contest!!! :(((
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Saturday March 22, 2014, 6:04 pm
Signed, Tweeted and Noted with thanks Cher. It is time for all these killing contests to stop NOW.
 
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