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Stop Live Pigeon Shoots in Pennsylvania ACTION


Animals  (tags: pigeons, pigeon shoot, PA, AnimalCruelty, suffering )

Nancy
- 2710 days ago - forcechange.com
Each year countless pigeons are netted and transported from city streets to the gun clubs of Pennsylvania where gun enthusiasts can pay to shoot them. In many cases, pigeons are illegally captured in New York and New Jersey and trafficked across state lin



   

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Cheryl B (64)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 5:45 pm
horrible
 

Cheryl B (64)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 5:46 pm
thanks for telling the world
 

Kim O (396)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 5:54 pm
Noted and signed! Hmmmm I see the site's getting a little haywire again. Notes not showing up. Thanks Nancy!!
 

Barb Knight (1685)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 6:05 pm
How HORRIBLE! Teaching children how to snap a pigeon's neck! Signed and noted! BTW when I first noted it was 5 notes so I agree with Kim O. Thnx Nancy.
 

Barb Knight (1685)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 6:07 pm
Ah....there we are! Much better! Thnx Care2!
 

Terry King (113)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 6:27 pm
Done
 

Walter Firth (45)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 6:46 pm
Signed Nancy
 

(0)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 6:56 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

Genoveva M M (328)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 7:02 pm
This picture can be use for the hall of fame for stupid people/hunters, after all they look so proud not to have a brain, and for the lock of consideration for life.
 

Michael Carney (217)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 7:26 pm
Noted, and signed
 

Mary T (178)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 7:28 pm
Signed and trying to note but still having trouble with it, Thanks Nancy
 

Constance F (418)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 8:06 pm
Signed! Thank you.
 

Catherine Turley (192)
Sunday December 18, 2011, 8:28 pm
bob barker gave $1 million toward ending this. i guess money isn't enough.
 

Andrea Nemec (213)
Monday December 19, 2011, 1:09 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

Alison A (244)
Monday December 19, 2011, 2:39 am
Signed and noted, thanks Nancy.
 

Danuta W (1251)
Monday December 19, 2011, 2:47 am
thanks for sharing
 

Kazuyo O (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 3:08 am
Noted & signed!!!
 

Ellen m (215)
Monday December 19, 2011, 3:12 am
Already signed & shared.. Thanks
 

Nino U (17)
Monday December 19, 2011, 3:35 am
Signed!
 

Brittany D (28)
Monday December 19, 2011, 4:42 am
signed
 

Sonja Rowland (55)
Monday December 19, 2011, 5:24 am
Shame that the story of the Passenger Pidgeon, whose numbers were so large that they darkened the sky, only to be completely annihilated by man, is forgotten.
Not that people wouuld have cared, anyway.
 

Yvonne F (181)
Monday December 19, 2011, 5:39 am
Already signed, but now noted as well! Thanks for posting!
 

Carol H (229)
Monday December 19, 2011, 5:45 am
signed and noted
 

. (1)
Monday December 19, 2011, 6:29 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.
 

Iwona Krzeminska (73)
Monday December 19, 2011, 6:40 am
Done, thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 6:40 am
SB 71 Has been passed. It now has to be repealed and presented as a stand alone bill not an attachment to other bills. The passing of this bill was lobbied heavely by the NRA. http://www.care2.com/news/go/3048739 Signed. I will repeat myself, there is no LEFT WING, RIGHT WING......only LOBYIST, AND BANKS.
 

Nancy R (79)
Monday December 19, 2011, 7:33 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Loreto V (52)
Monday December 19, 2011, 7:46 am
Signed. People are completely decayed.
 

Carla E (102)
Monday December 19, 2011, 7:50 am
see that stupid faces on the pictures. Sick! Proud of killing...sick!
 

Richard Smith (81)
Monday December 19, 2011, 8:07 am
if killing an innocent animal excites a person or thrills a person
then there is something psychologically wrong with that individual and they should be concerned
about their own deviant nature. I'm NOT opposed to hunting for food, but the "kill" should always be the worst part of ANY hunt. Honor and gratitude,and a little sadness needs to be felt and expressed for the animals death.
killing for sheer joy is simply the warped behavior of a domesticated animal (cat,dog,human)
 

Care two is lost (252)
Monday December 19, 2011, 8:07 am
Signed thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 8:41 am
tried to sign but got an error...having trouble with our own server, notations not taking....will keep trying, TU Nancy
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday December 19, 2011, 8:45 am
Why don't we just have live hunters shooting, that would make it even!
 

Michela M (3964)
Monday December 19, 2011, 9:22 am
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks!! Ciao!! Michela
 

. (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 9:29 am
s&n..simply horrible
 

Terrie Williams (798)
Monday December 19, 2011, 9:43 am
Signed, noted and posted to FB
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:36 am
Noted and signed.
 

Shelli S (374)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:50 am
Signed and noted! thanks.
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:51 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:59 am
Noted & Signed. This is horrible!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 11:02 am
Singed!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 11:25 am
Signed! I was just emailed by the condo manager that he wished to meet with me about an ongoing pigeon "problem". They have sealed shut all entries they used as homes, even trapping the chicks under my deck! My son popped the wire off so that the parents could get to their babies! I protested to the management and told them that they could not leave chicks to die. They waited until the chicks were older before returning and scaring them off, but, the couple was broken up, the mom replaced her mate with a larger male who flew into my glass door repeatedly. For the longest time the original male mate would lay upon my deck, unable to get into his former home, and wait so forlornly for his wife and kids! It was the saddest thing to behold. I now see the female with her new mate come occasionally, but, the pigeons who once circled in a group look to be reduced in numbers by at least half! I don't know it they have died, or found another place to live. I have seen the dead pigeons in cages just left lying about on the street as well as heard stories of residents who have had people come in with high-powered water guns to destroy them, and how the parents and chicks who fell to the ground eventually were eaten by hawks! No one sees anything wrong with these things they do! Of course, most people who live here are very callous and materialistic...not a decent vegetarian, spiritual sighted person among the bunch!
 

Holly Lawrence (430)
Monday December 19, 2011, 12:08 pm
Look at those bastards with the pigeons they shot ...:( Signed..Noted and Shared.. Thank YOU!
 

Gina A (1)
Monday December 19, 2011, 12:24 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Lisa On Vacation (203)
Monday December 19, 2011, 12:29 pm
Signed, thanks Nancy.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 12:45 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Vicky P (476)
Monday December 19, 2011, 12:45 pm
signed and noted
 

Joe R (190)
Monday December 19, 2011, 1:06 pm
Signed and noted.
 

jennifer t (41)
Monday December 19, 2011, 1:16 pm
Signed.I would like to the same to these looser bastards
 

Marilyn M (145)
Monday December 19, 2011, 1:38 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you for posting, Nancy.
 

Gillian M (218)
Monday December 19, 2011, 2:16 pm
Does anyone remember the Passenger Pigeon where they flew in flocks of hundreds of millions, one flock was estimated to contain 2 billion birds and was the most populous bird in the world.

The last nesting birds were reported in the Great Lakes region in the 1890’s. The last reported individuals in the wild were shot at Babcock, Wisconsin in 1899, and in Pike County, Ohio on March 24, 1900.

The last Passenger Pigeon, named Martha, died alone at the Cincinnati Zoo at about 1:00 pm on September 1, 1914.

Didn't we do well?
 

Elizabeth Guapyassu (4)
Monday December 19, 2011, 2:22 pm
Hooray people of Pennsylvania! Got it right to stain the name of your state. You are sadists.
 

Tim Redfern (581)
Monday December 19, 2011, 2:56 pm
Signed and noted.
Thanks, Nancy.
 

. (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 3:03 pm
Signed.
 

. (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 3:37 pm
The picture just reinforces this stupidity....sickness?
 

Eternal Gardener (734)
Monday December 19, 2011, 3:48 pm
Signed.
 

ali hamilton (9)
Monday December 19, 2011, 4:08 pm
signed
 

Chavonne H (46)
Monday December 19, 2011, 4:33 pm
What in the world is wrong with people? It's scary to think of what goes on in some people's minds. When I saw pigeons my first reaction was to feed them, talk to them and try to get them to sit on my arm not shoot them. What is wrong with some people's brains, they may want to get their head checked.
 

Erin R (181)
Monday December 19, 2011, 6:14 pm
signed
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday December 19, 2011, 7:05 pm
Look at the picture, it's idiots on display! Petition signed.
 

Linda Jarsky (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 7:08 pm

Mahatma Gandhi said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”.

 

Ana O (0)
Monday December 19, 2011, 7:28 pm
the men in the picture should be ashamed... yet they are proud enough to have their picture taken... shameful and disgraceful... signed!
 

Penelope R (178)
Monday December 19, 2011, 9:21 pm
These magnificent inteeligent birds have done so much for humans. Like the horses people allow them to be slain . I have even seen signson exterminator trucks calling them flying rats. They show their ignorance, countless lives have been saved by these courageous birds. In wartime they get messages through when nothing else could. WW2 and Vietnam might have been lost if not for them. These miserable excuses for people should themselves be culled!!!!
 

Cheryl B (64)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:06 pm
what a horrible thing to do
 

Ruth R (246)
Monday December 19, 2011, 10:58 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 1:25 am
Noted and signed! Thanks
 

Elsie Au (259)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 2:11 am
Why can't we learn how to live in harmony with other creatures. Why some humans just want to keep killing other creatures who share this world with us....
 

Quanta Kiran (67)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 2:32 am
Thanks.
 

Dan Brook (1193)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 8:20 am

You can protect animals everyday
(while protecting your health and the environment)
by ditching the meat habit.

That's YOUR choice.

Eco-Eating
www.brook.com/veg
 

Valerie Hammett` (21)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 11:46 am
i hate men like this they must feel pretty short in the pants to do something like this..does it make them more manly?? stupid poachers. they should get their eyes pecked out
 

Elvina A (92)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 12:38 pm
signed
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 12:50 pm
signed done!!! poor little pigeons!!!!!!!!!!! i have somany in my back yard, i feed them every day for 6 years.
 

Elizabeth P (99)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 1:59 pm
Noted and Signed, Thats not cool. Thanks.
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 2:43 pm
also thankyou for tell htis to the wordl.
 

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 2:51 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Nancy!
 

Süheyla C (234)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 6:09 pm
I hate this people. How is this mentality. I do not understand this men. I love poor my pigeons. İf they ask God loves off all them. But They ..God entrusted animals to kill.
signed and noted and shared
Thanks nancy. Thank you for sharing this news whis us
 

Doranna Mcclendon (1)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 8:37 pm
Us Homo Sapiens killed the bird the Passenger Pigeon to extinction,as we are an animal also. We better stop killing the pigeons and the other animals that are left as Karma will catch up with you,and you will be killed. God does not want that. so stop killing the pigeons and other animals.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 8:53 pm
Cruelty to animals increases to cruelty to children.

Most serial killers began their notorious careers with cruelty to animals.
 

Taylor B (0)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 9:24 pm
noted
 

Samantha Trosky (152)
Tuesday December 20, 2011, 10:35 pm
Thanks Nancy! I signed this petition and many more on the site!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 21, 2011, 12:11 am
Thank You, Nancy for this one :-)
 

IE Ries (237)
Wednesday December 21, 2011, 7:32 am
Shooting animals is what armed, gun-toting psychopaths do. It’s merely legalized murder. How different is this from the days when they sent these same blood-thirsty types after escaped human slaves? There’s NO difference at all. These cowards are looking to hurt and kill a creature which cannot say no to them, and who cannot fight back in the same manner. They take pleasure from hurting, exploiting, abusing and murdering other life forms. That IS the definition of a psychopath, whether they liked to be called such or not. Too damned bad for them – the truth always comes out in the end.

SHOOT EACH OTHER – LEAVE THE ANIMALS ALONE!
 

Cristina M (137)
Friday December 23, 2011, 4:47 pm
Disgusting and horrible. We should be the ones hunting these idiots! Signed and shared.
 

Regina P (63)
Saturday December 24, 2011, 5:41 pm
Noted & signed. Thanks
 

Ira M (211)
Tuesday December 27, 2011, 11:48 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!
 

emy Bocca (15)
Saturday December 31, 2011, 9:40 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 15, 2012, 1:37 am
Noted & signed!
 

Rockman N. (0)
Tuesday January 31, 2012, 3:28 pm
these people need to stop harming pigeons. the pigeons could be like at the age of 2 weeks or years old and they're getting murdered by hunters. don't they know that pigeon needs to be free and have a good life? no, they think it's a "good idea" making a game killing the pigeons. i say Pennsylvania and South Carolina must pay the price of the poor pigeon's lives and banned guns.
 

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Friday May 4, 2012, 12:25 am
Signed!
 

Nicolas Nasrallah (0)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:20 am
Cowards are those who take pleasure in hurting the innocent and defenceless.
 
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