Dueling protests mark western NY squirrel hunt

Feb 18, 2013 Full story: New Jersey Herald

A weekend squirrel hunting contest to raise funds for a western New York volunteer fire company drew about 30 animal rights protesters and a heavy police presence following heated criticism of the once obscure event.

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Don Sisson

Batavia, NY

#1 Feb 19, 2013
The bigger it gets every year the higher the odds of someone getting killed!Health prevents me from hunting but if I could I would never involve myself in such a ludicrous event!!!What the hell happened to Holley.Have they gone totally stupid since I moved out?
Coffee with Creme

Rochester, NY

#2 Feb 19, 2013
IDK, but here is the hilly billy's next target to raise funds and EAT---

Fundraiser Joe

Batavia, NY

#4 Feb 19, 2013
Grady Stiles wrote:
I went this year and it was a great event. Hope your health improves and I get to see you for season #8.
What an excellent idea! Other Sportsmen's groups across America are already lighting up the airwaves inquiring about how to run similar contests in their areas.

Rochester, NY

#6 Feb 20, 2013
Great event.
Great hunt with friends.
Great antics from protesters.
Great meal and social time after the hunt.

All in all, a very rewarding, entertaining day.

Sending our thanks to the "Friends of Animals at:


Thank you for all the free publicity, making this day an enormous success!

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