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Chesterfield neighbors upset about bow hunting - wtvr

There are 29 comments on the WTVR story from Nov 18, 2009, titled Chesterfield neighbors upset about bow hunting - wtvr. In it, WTVR reports that:

Not in my backyard. That's what some Chesterfield neighbors are saying about Bow hunters getting too close to their property.

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AnimalDefender

Washington, DC

#22 Nov 19, 2009
Nobody wrote:
It is utterly shameful what passes as journalism these days. I was at the Board of Supervisors meeting. Five people, all from Salisbury, spoke in favor of this change to the ordinance. Fourteen other folks, from all around the county, spoke in opposition, sighting a myriad of well reasoned objections. Now read the story again and see how skewed a perspective it gives.
I would like to respond to the people in Chesterfield County having the problem with the deer. First why did they move into a surburban area where deer and other wildlife normally live? If they want their shrubs and flowers left alone from the wildlife they should live in the city. I wonder if the people have tried the many deer repellents, some like DEER AWAY used by forest managers such as Weyerhaeuser advertised in catalogues routinely sent just about everyone?

And where do you expect the deer and other wildlife to survive these days when people l are fleeing the cities and gobbling up all the open space and woodlands where our wildlife live. What do you expect them to do when they have no place to forage for food and live?

On top of that we have our Fish and Game Departments deliberately manipulating the environment to produce an overabundance of wildlife to create a problem like this to bring in the hunters to solve it, thus raking in more revenue from the sales of sporting equipment and weaponry.

Worst of all bow hunting is the cruelest way of killing an animal, causing it to suffer many hours before dying or being forced to live with a long arrow stuck inside its body. How any one wants to see an animal suffer that much makes me feel such persons are psychopaths.

May I suggest if the people want their shrubs and gardens to survive so badly without animal interference they move back to the city and give their property back to the wildlife from whom they stole it.
joe

Johnson City, TN

#23 Nov 20, 2009
Just a Guy Chester wrote:
Really, Really my neighbors yellow lab looks like a deer?????????? Lady you either you feel off your rocker or you are a drama queen. I have never heard something so absurd. If the board of supervisors wants to enact that policy do it in the salsbury section and leve the rest of the county alone.
I suppose you have not seen the albino deer around the county. Many look just like a lab as they run through the woods.

Since: Oct 09

AOL

#25 Nov 21, 2009
We have non-lethal IC deer birth control why are the DNR continue to reject them? Maybe this is the reason why

http://mathew5-7.blogspot.com/2009/08/this-is...

What would the deer sports killing industry do without their deer herd right ? especially the large antlered deer where people are so busy with food plots and supplement feeding its no wonder why heavily hunted states continue to have too many deer problems. Remember Compensatory Rebound Effect comes into play as well which the hunting community knows and are just fine with it because more deer, means deer tags to selll preferably for the buck deer. Do they have "earn a buck"? I bet ya they got "hunters for hungry" too this why more tags can be sold so you can "give" the meat that you don't want anyway. Why take the risk for CWD right? Sports wildlife killers don't want to get sick.

Since: Oct 09

AOL

#26 Nov 21, 2009
AnimalDefender wrote:
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I would like to respond to the people in Chesterfield County having the problem with the deer. First why did they move into a surburban area where deer and other wildlife normally live? If they want their shrubs and flowers left alone from the wildlife they should live in the city. I wonder if the people have tried the many deer repellents, some like DEER AWAY used by forest managers such as Weyerhaeuser advertised in catalogues routinely sent just about everyone?
And where do you expect the deer and other wildlife to survive these days when people l are fleeing the cities and gobbling up all the open space and woodlands where our wildlife live. What do you expect them to do when they have no place to forage for food and live?
On top of that we have our Fish and Game Departments deliberately manipulating the environment to produce an overabundance of wildlife to create a problem like this to bring in the hunters to solve it, thus raking in more revenue from the sales of sporting equipment and weaponry.
Worst of all bow hunting is the cruelest way of killing an animal, causing it to suffer many hours before dying or being forced to live with a long arrow stuck inside its body. How any one wants to see an animal suffer that much makes me feel such persons are psychopaths.
May I suggest if the people want their shrubs and gardens to survive so badly without animal interference they move back to the city and give their property back to the wildlife from whom they stole it.
Watch how these bowhunted deer dies. Have mercy on these beautiful sentiente creatures of God and do the right thing which is IC deer birth control.

Since: Oct 09

AOL

#27 Nov 21, 2009
Look at the hunting accident list, you think hunters are safe? They shoot each other, themselves even their children.

2009

IN: Violations and Accidents - 17 Nov 2009
WI: Montfort man hospitalized after hunting accident - 16 Nov 2009
IN: 13-year-old Owen County boy injures self in hunting accident - 16 Nov 2009
IN: One Hurt in Hunting Accident - 16 Nov 2009
NY: Hunter shot - 16 Nov 2009
MO: Hunter killed in accident - 16 Nov 2009
IN: Two hunting accidents - 16 Nov 2009
MN: Rochester man hurt in deer hunting accident - 15 Nov 2009
IL: hunter found dead in tree stand - 14 Nov 2009
GA: Hunting accidents call attention to safety - 14 Nov 2009
NC: Father and 8-year old daughter shot in hunting accident - 13 Nov 2009
NY: Hunter falls from tree - 12 Nov 2009
MN: Deputy ends hunting trip by shooting wife - 11 Nov 2009
IA: Hunter shot in the face - 11 Nov 2009
OR - Sleeping boy killed by hunter - 10 Nov 2009

Here lots more..

http://www.all-creatures.org/cash/accident-ce...

Here is the newest one of a dog shot by an arrow

In honor of dog named Miles killed by bowhunter Oct 19 09
QUIKSILVER

AOL

#28 Dec 10, 2009
I ONCE HAD A HUGE BUCK DEER SLIP BY ME , HE LOOKED JUST LIKE A BIG YELLER LAB. THE NEXT SEASON HE DRESSED LIKE ELVIS TO ALLUDE ME. I TELL YOU HE IS ONE SLICK BUCK.
LK
DB Cooper

Chesterfield, VA

#29 Dec 10, 2009
Run faster suburbanites!
southernpride

Indianapolis, IN

#30 Dec 10, 2009
I live to hunt hunt to live. im with you man they can put all the ordinances in place they want but it wont stop me or alot of others. SO LETS SEE ALL YOU TREE HUGGING ANIMAL LOVERS. one day when you total your vehicle or lose a love one cause your furry friend runs in front of you i bet you wish then someone would have killed that deer during hunting season. by the way why the HELL dont anyone think of the pigs, chicken, cows etc. they eat every day before they get bent out of shape about shooting a DEER!! i say lets go hunting and since its GUN SEASON LOAD EM UP.
southernpride

Indianapolis, IN

#31 Dec 10, 2009
give me a break. your worried about that?? your like that worthless cop who eats doughnuts and give tickets for a head light out when you can be getting these damn thugs off the street that are shooting everyone and selling drugs to your kid. and your worried about hunting??? cry me a river! you wont ever stop it or change it. you people have no perspective of hunting a accident here there blow it, up oh my god he thought he was a deer etc etc. millions die in car accidents why not waste your time trying to get cars off the street too! and hunter shot dog? maybe dog attacked hunter and hunter shot dog. maybe dog deserved it

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