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1927A1
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I copied this from a WV DNR web site. This would suck big time!! Pass this information to all hunters and bowhunters that you may know. If they do get away with this, gun hunting will be next.

Ask Officer Clyde

Threat To All Bow Hunters
>U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance
>801 Kingsmill Parkway, Columbus, OH 43229
>Ph. 614/888-4868 * Fax 614/888-0326
>Website: www.ussportsmen.org
info@ussportsmen.org
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>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Doug Jeanneret (614) 888-4868 x 212
>November 19, 2004 Beth Ruth (614) 888-4868 x 214
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>Animal Rights Groups to Announce Plan to Merge, Ban Bowhunting
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>(Columbus) - The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (USSA) has learned that the nation's principal anti-hunting organizations will announce a merger on Monday, November 22. In announcing the merger, the unified anti-hunting group will reveal its intention to target bowhunters for extinction.
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>The USSA, a national organization founded to protect the rights of sportsmen to hunt, fish and trap, has been following a rumor that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the Fund for Animals are preparing to combine forces.
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>The HSUS, located in Washington, D.C., is the nation's largest animal rights organization raising nearly $60 million in 2002. The Fund for Animals is the most vociferous anti-hunting organization and is headquartered in New York City. It raised $6.7 million in 2003.
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>Scripps Howard News Service reporter Lance Gay confirmed the merger announcement to USSA late Friday afternoon. Gay stated that sources within the groups confirmed that the new organization would seek to ban bowhunting as a first priority.
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>In response, USSA announced an emergency meeting of bowhunting organizations, businesses and publications to prepare to counter the attack. The Alliance created the Bowhunter Defense Coalition to defeat a series of attacks on bowhunters during the late 1980s.
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>"The merger announcement serves as a wake up call to bowhunting groups to reunite to defeat what promises to be a powerful attack on our heritage from this monstrous anti-hunting group," said Rick Story, U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance senior vice president. "To win, we will need to energize the vast grassroots network of sportsmen across this country."
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>Over the years, the Fund for Animals and HSUS have been the two most formidable organizations working to ban hunting. While the Fund for Animals has been openly hostile to hunters, HSUS has attempted to mask its intentions by raising funds using puppy calendars for promotions. Earlier this year, HSUS appointed former Fund for Animals official Wayne Pacelle to the position of CEO. Combined with the merger announcement, Pacelle's appointment leaves little doubt about the agenda of the newly-merged organization. According to public filings the new organization will have combined assets of as much as $97 million to implement its anti-hunting agenda.
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>The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance protects the rights of hunters, anglers and trappers in the courts, legislatures, at the ballot, in Congress and through public education programs. For more information about the U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance and its work, call (614) 888-4868 or visit its
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1927A1

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KyRebel
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The problem I've heard the most in this area is that of people only wounding deer with bows to have them found by someone else days later after the meat is wasted.

Bow hunting has a bad rep around hunters I know.

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cedarsavage
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I don't want to see ANY hunting banned. But I sure tell all the bowhunters they really ought to stop shooting around noon. Use the rest of the day and light to track.
We can sure hear the coyotes get busy during bowseason nights!

taa, cs [Big Grin]

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slayr
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Well the truth is bows kill much cleaner than any gun. A good bowhunter can shoot a deer and it will be dead within 10 seconds. why you gun hunters feel superior to us i dont know, realisticly, good bowhunters are better because we have to get close to the deer, we can just stand 500 yards away and shoot any deer we want [Roll Eyes]

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