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An Animal Rights Article from All-Creatures.org
Franziska, Northwest Animal Rights Group (NARN)
Take more action here: Oppose Trophy Hunter Supported Sportsmen’s Act
Once again, a small faction of wealthy trophy hunters is pressuring your elected officials to allow the importation of — are you SERIOUS? — threatened polar bear trophies from Canada. They also want to open millions of acres of public lands to “sport” hunting and commercial trapping. And they want to do it without evaluating possible implications for animals, habitat and the opinions of Americans.
One definition of the word “sport” is as follows:
An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.
I will let you contemplate such things as baiting, blinds, beer, hunting accidents, night scopes, decoys, lures, hounds, high-powered rifles, crossbows, camouflage AND MANY MORE as…