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URGENT Petition!! | Gunhawk Fire Arms:Stop the Prairie Dog Hunt August 10-17 | DON'T LET THEM SLAUGHTER THESE DEFENSELESS ANIMAL

Animals  (tags: wildanimals, suffering, slaughter, death, killing, animalcruelty )

- 1758 days ago -
The same gun shop that held a controversial coyote hunting contest & killed 39 coyotes in Nov '12. Their new target are defenseless & harmless prairie dogs. p-has-prairie-dog-hunt-contest?ref=scroller&cat

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Frans Badenhorst (582)
Friday August 2, 2013, 11:20 pm
Thanks for signing

Ena S (244)
Friday August 2, 2013, 11:25 pm
Gunhawk Firearms (505) 865-3500
1400 Main St. NW, Suite L, Los Lunas, NM

Sheila D (194)
Friday August 2, 2013, 11:25 pm
Signed, noted and commented - Killing wildlife just because you have a gun and can - not to feed or clothe yourself, is wrong. These people need to learn that bloodsports belong in the Dark Ages, not the 21st Century. Please stop this insanity.
Thank you.

Animae C (513)
Friday August 2, 2013, 11:25 pm
Thank you for signing the petition
"Gunhawk Fire Arms: Stop the Prairie Dog Hunt August 10-17"
with 149 supporters
4,851 NEEDED

desanka s (416)
Friday August 2, 2013, 11:33 pm
Signer 150. Thank you Ena!

Inge B (202)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 12:12 am


Gysele v (213)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 12:30 am
signed, thnx.

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 12:32 am
Thanks for signing

Candy L (473)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 12:55 am
Thanks Signed & Tweeted. So sad You call this hunting!

Autumn S (151)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 2:17 am
with 186 supporters

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 3:41 am
Horrible. Prairie dogs are excellent communicators and obviously so adorable. S+S-thx Ena

Christeen A (369)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 4:45 am

Ilona V (0)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 5:01 am
Thanks. Noted & signed
with 215 supporters

4,785 NEEDED

Lona G (80)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 5:52 am

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 6:20 am
Previously signed & Noted & Thanks Ena for keeping it visible for signatures - 4,779 NEEDED

. (0)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 7:32 am
Signed and Noted.

Frances Darcy (133)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 7:50 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:26 am
with 236 supporters
4,764 NEEDED

Thanks for sharing.

Julie E (405)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:51 am
238 supporters - 4,762 needed

Andrea Nemec (213)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 9:11 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Karen Gee (97)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 10:18 am

Bartlomiej T (296)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 5:40 pm
Noted & signed. Thank you

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 6:32 pm
4701 still needed.
I signed. It makes me so angry. There are about 299 signatures now. Please sign?!!

TY for the post!

paula eaton (30)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 7:48 pm
Signed. Only a cold hearted POS would kill them.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:09 pm

Joe R (190)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:15 pm
Thanks Ena. Signed and noted.

edward jagusiak (25)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:23 pm
Signed & noted. Idiots never cease to amaze me.

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:30 pm

Marie W (67)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 9:10 pm

Vicky P (476)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 10:02 pm
noted, signed :/

S B (76)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 12:09 am
Signed, big gung go freaks firing at tiny defenceless animals, how very macho!

S B (76)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 12:10 am
I meant gung ho

Michelle Torello (20)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 12:32 am

Aud nordby (740)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 1:52 am

Danuta W (1250)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 1:56 am

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 2:42 am
N&S + FB

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 3:14 am

Tanya W (65)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 5:19 am
Noted and signed.

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 5:41 am
Signed...4,628 NEEDED.

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 5:49 am
Signed, thank you Ena

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 6:45 am
Act now for the helpless

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 11:56 am

Sunday August 4, 2013, 1:14 pm
Signed with 413 supporters
4,587 NEEDED
noted with hope
Thank you!

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 10:20 pm
Signed & Shared

Stacey Peters (0)
Monday August 5, 2013, 5:53 pm
Thank you all for signing!! 648 supporters and growing!

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday August 5, 2013, 11:59 pm
Noted and signed - I fail to understand how this can be allowed - are there not enough animal activists on that side to put a stop to it. Send in a team and hunt these bastard rubbishes down.

Mariann Rannenberg (158)
Tuesday August 6, 2013, 11:55 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks again, Ena

Anna Undebeck (256)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 4:52 am
Signed, shared and noted. Thanks Ena!

Valerie H (133)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 1:06 pm
Thank you Ena - signed..... # 1307

Shannon Horn (17)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 8:10 pm
Signed with hope!

Ena S (244)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 3:57 pm
Rep. Nate Cote: Reconsider prairie dog killing contest
Carlsbad Current-Argus
Posted: 08/13/2013 08:32:02 AM MDT

There is probably no more ruthless predator than man; yet as far as we know man is the only being with a spiritual conscience. Then why does man do unconscionable acts such as the mass killing of wildlife? I guess the answer is that man has had the ability to turn killing into a competitive sport so that conscience may be set to one side. Man has shown time and time again that personal pleasure, no matter how twisted, justifies certain behavior. Much of man's actions such as animal killing contests are without regard for our ecosystem and the natural order of things.

The calls and emails I've received from concerned citizens about Gunhawk Firearms' upcoming prairie dog killing contest reminds me of the historical mass killings of other wildlife, which drove them to the brink of extinction. I urge Gunhawk to reconsider feeding man's greed and brutality because of their selfish desire for profits over a good sense of humanity. I have reviewed important data concerning the Gunnison's prairie dog's severely diminished numbers; their status being reviewed for listing under the Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; their keystone role in New Mexico's ecosystem, and the concerns of hundreds of citizens dedicated to their preservation and am troubled by the answer. I am persuaded that these contests could harm both the prairie dogs' existence and other species that depend on their colonies for survival.

The message to our children by these animal killing contests is the wrong message. The example we need to set for our children should be one of respect for our ecosystem and the important role our wildlife plays within that system. I join the protest and encourage Gunhawk to abandon its killing competitions.

Nathan "Nate" Cote

State Representative, District 53 Las Cruces
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