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Hunting & Wildlife Management

Selling a New Generation on Guns

The New York Times

Threatened by long-term declining participation in shooting sports, the firearms industry has poured millions of dollars into a broad campaign to ensure its future by getting guns into the hands of more, and younger, children.

Scarsdale Gets Heat For Plan To Kill Pesky Canada Geese

The Daily Voice

by Zak Failla

SCARSDALE, N.Y. "“ While Canada geese continue to befoul the pond near the Scarsdale Public Library, village officials have come under fire for their plan to extinguish them in the summer.

Friends of Animals Presses Scarsdale Officials

To Kill Its Horrid Scheme to Hammer Geese

New York-The town of Scarsdale, NY announced it's hiring USDA agents next summer to extinguish the few Canada geese who reside at the pond near Scarsdale's library, and Friends of Animals, an animal advocacy group founded in 1957, is intervening to defend the native geese.

Edita Birnkrant, NY Director of Friends of Animals says, "Canada geese, a bird native to North America, should live free of harassment and harm in Scarsdale, and throughout its range."

'Friends of Animals' latest to criticize deer cull at Vassar College

Mid-Hudson News Network
Poughkeepsie "“ Animal rights group Friends of Animals Wednesday blasted Vassar College for its deer cull.

Group New York Director Edita Birnkrant called the decision to shoot the deer herd "ludicrous" and said it goes against the grain of what the school stands for.

Time for a Cease-Fire

Another Look at "Sustainable" Animal Farming

Smeared with animal fat and loaded with poison, an M-44 is a tiny land mine. The sodium cyanide-filled lure is one weapon of choice for Wildlife Services-a U.S. government agency deployed to battle predator animals around farms.

Firing a gun an act of terror

The Connecticut Post

Letter to the Editor

Published December 18, 2012

Thank you for your Dec. 16th editorial, "Gun Violence is our Choice," which emphasizes that "Doing nothing is not a solution."

Costa Rica bans hunting as a sport

The biodiverse nation, with 25% of its land protected as reserves, becomes first Latin American country to ban hunting, Tuesday 11 December 2012

Costa Rica on Monday became the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport, after an unanimous and final vote from Congress.

JEERS for Mitt Romney

In FoA's Summer 2007 Act'ionLine magazine, we JEERED Mitt Romney (as a hopeful presidential contender for 2008) for posing to the press as a hunter by reminiscing about killing rabbits with a semiautomatic and "knocking down" quail at a Georgia hunting ranch. Romney shot quail at the fenced estate with wealthy donors to the Republican Governors Association. Romney's VP hopeful this year posed with the deer he shot to death with arrows. What a team. This is personal maturity? It's the NRA.

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