“……this is the monstrous truth about Pennsylvania’s infamous live pigeon shoot, which murder hundreds of thousands of pigeons annually. These victims are tossed out of boxes and are shot by the most cruel and cowardly people on the planet. These killing contests are supported by the National Rifle Association (NRA). Elected officials on both sides of the aisle are complicit in allowing these slaughters to continue, despite more than a quarter century of efforts to stop them.”
Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau, ALF, SHARK, In Defense of Animals, The Examiner
HARRISBURG (Oct 2012) – The images are stark: men and teenagers drop-kicking wounded pigeons like footballs, stomping on them, slamming them against their heels until they explode.
The Illinois-based group SHARK (Showing Animals Respect and Kindness) says the images from a Berks County pigeon shoot last month are evidence that the shoots – the topic of a decades-long debate…
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