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Enviro-Mich message from "William Tobler" <WilliamTobler@CrittersWoods.org>
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Why, it is the only safe way of hunting those vicious mourning doves.
A wounded dove is too dangerous to turn loose on civilized society.



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From: "Alexander J. Sagady" <ajs@sagady.com>
To: <HAMILTREEF@aol.com>; <enviro-mich@great-lakes.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: E-M:/ Environmental issues won't fade


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> Enviro-Mich message from "Alexander J. Sagady" <ajs@sagady.com>
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> Speaking of guns and the outdoors.....
>
> ....and noting George Weeks recent column saying that
> the Republican US House of Representatives is refusing
> to renew the ten year old ban on the sale of assault weapons....
>
> ....is there anything in MDEQ hunting regulations that
> would prohibit the use of a fully automatic assault rifle
> or machine pistol for hunting in Michigan?    While I
> realize that  certain hunting ethics would mitigate against
> this, is there actually a rule against going out and using
> a MAC10 machine pistol or M-16 military assault rifle
> for hunting in Michigan?
>
>
> At 11:07 PM 07/08/2004, you wrote:
>
> >Good to see Eric Sharp speak up.  This is what other outdoor writers tell
> >me.  The NRA has such a strangle hold on the Outdoor Writers Association
> >(OWA) that few writers dare speak out against Bush.  The OWA yearly
> >convention has become nothing more than a gun rights GOP/Bush pep
> >rally.  Some environmental outdoor writers now skip the conventions over
> >the single issue bias.  The fish and game could all die due to pollution
> >and lost of habitat, but that's fine with the OWA as long as their #1 gun
> >rights supporter is in the White House.
> >
> >Environmental issues won't fade
> >
> >What we won't forget is the damage left behind by the Bush
> >administration's parallel onslaught on this country's environmental
> >protection laws and its wild places. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney
> >like to portray themselves as outdoorsmen, but I don't see how they can
> >make that claim when their administration has been so callous about
> >protecting America's waters, air and wildlife.
> >
> >Bush has taken heat from the usual expected suspects, like the Sierra
Club
> >and Audubon Society. But a group of federal employees has accused his
> >administration of callously damaging our marvelous national parks system,
> >which is the envy of the industrialized world. And he had to back down on
> >a plan to weaken the Clean Water Act when a coalition of largely
> >conservative groups representing duck hunters, anglers and other
sportsmen
> >rose up in outraged protest. Even Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona
> >has labeled Bush as a serious threat to the environment.
> >
>
><http://www.freep.com/sports/outdoors/>http://www.freep.com/sports/outdoors
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