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State Senate committee advances bill that would outlaw pigeon shoots

There are 2 comments on the York Dispatch story from Apr 17, 2011, titled State Senate committee advances bill that would outlaw pigeon shoots. In it, York Dispatch reports that:

Animal welfare advocates are celebrating a state Senate committee vote on a measure that would outlaw pigeon shoots and other target shoots with live animals, which they say is the first such vote on the issue in almost a dozen years.

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#1 Apr 17, 2011
With all the unemployment , foreclosures , through the roof taxes ... this is what representatives are working on ? This is the top priority ? No , trashing the economy is the top , so this must be second ! Who ran for election on this issue or anything close to this ? Pigeons get representation and they can't even vote ! Oh wait ... I get it , we're the pigeons ! Maybe the pigeons should start shooting back before their completely defenseless ! "Save the people , tax a pigeon ". Fund raising for firehalls and other services by shooting a pigeon sounds like a good deal and two problems are taken care of at once , the taxpayers burden is eased and statues are happier !

Klawock, AK

#2 Apr 28, 2011
I Attended Pigeon Shoots 55-60 Years Ago, The Pigeons Are Still Here. Seems They Were Faster Than The Shooters. The Laws Should Be Limiting The Length Of Time Politicians Can Be Stupid.

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