In the pheasant “recreational” slaughter program, youth and teens are encouraged to begin a career killing birds/wildlife, while hunters litter the forests and fields with lead pellets that are ingested by non-target wildlife, says Care 2.
Source: Care2 Petitions
Exposure to “trophy” and canned hunts is proven to increase the incidence of violence and anti-social behavior in youth and hunting families, desensitizing them to the suffering of others while most of society is working to reduce violence! Not to mention that releasing thousands of non-native birds depletes natural resources for native wildlife are both serious violations of the DEC’s directives and regulations. Sign this petition to demand an end to the cruel and violent canned hunt slaughter!
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