Monday, February 19, 2007

i don't care if there are currently

any internet hunting sites or not. I WANT THEM BANNED

it's barbaric. yeah, the dude who had the one in texas said he 'invented' it for the disabled hunters. i wonder just how many disabled hunters actually used it....NONE i'm sure (or near none)

brutal AND savage

you GO connecticut!

Texas man's idea for internet hunting spawns laws instead

By Stephen Singer, Associated Press Writer February 18, 2007
HARTFORD, Conn. --A Texas businessman who wanted to allow computer users to hunt from the comfort of their homes has instead spawned dozens of state laws banning the practice.
Texas lawmakers shut down San Antonio businessman John Lockwood's operation in 2005 and two dozen other states have since banned Internet hunting, according to the Humane Society of the United States.
Connecticut lawmakers are now considering whether to follow suit and ban state residents from using a computer mouse to point, click and kill penned animals herded before a Web-based camera.
Though Lockwood's operation has been shut down and lawmakers don't know of any others, backers of the bill say they want to prevent even the possibility of another such Internet venture.
"It's not a big problem that we know of," said state Sen. Bill Finch, D-Bridgeport and co-chairman of the General Assembly's Environment Committee. "We want to nip it in the bud. It's a pretty gruesome practice."
The bill would forbid the operation, sale or use of computer software or service that allows a hunter "when not physically present, to remotely control a firearm or weapon to hunt a live animal or bird.".............

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