The case has been made here that if an animal is born and raised in a cage, it knows nothing different. It doesn't long for freedom. It is what it is."As a young girl born and raised in the city, seeing real animals in the wild was special. My life revolved around Kimba back then. I wanted to protect all of them"
It's exactly this line of thinking that causes people to vote for hunting bans when ballot initiatives come up. Common sense and logic go out the window.
The same could be said for humans that grow up in an environment where they are not exposed to certain things. Or they are taught that certain things are wrong.
It IS common sense AND logical for someone to want to protect animals when that is all they've ever known.
There has only been one hunting proposal on the ballot here that I can recall. That was to open a dove season.
On November 7, 2006, Michigan voters overwhelmingly rejected the shooting of mourning doves. More Michigan citizens voted No on Proposal 3 than voted for any candidate for statewide elective office, or voted for or against any other contested ballot proposal. A No vote on Proposal 3 prevailed in all 83 Michigan counties!
Amazing how even in the rural counties, and Michigan has ALOT of hunters, most voted against it. Maybe even the hunters had various reasons- logical in their view- why doves shouldn't be hunted.