People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is actively shopping for a drone that would “stalk hunters,” the organization said Monday.
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The group says it will “soon have some impressive new weapons at its disposal to combat those who gun down deer and doves” and that it is “shopping for one or more drone aircraft with which to monitor those who are out in the woods with death on their minds.”
The group says it will not weaponize the drones, but will use them to film potentially illegal hunting activity and turn it over to law enforcement.
(Gunny G: What “The Folks” Are Saying Bout “Going Galt”! …) ~ Evan Thomas: ‘White Men Dropping Out of Workforce’ -‘Going Hunting, Fishing’
“Unexplored story of the year: white men dropping out – dropping out of the workforce, dropping out of elections, just plain dropping out, getting social security, not doing anything, going hunting, fishing, just not in the game” (video follows with transcript and commentary, file photo):
Will Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson make a back door move to ban lead bullets the day before the November 2 elections?Several environmentalist groups led by the Center for Biological Diversity CBD are petitioning the EPA to ban lead bullets and shot as well as lead sinkers for fishing under the Toxic Substances Control Act TSCA.
Although EPA is barred by statute from controlling ammunition, CBD is seeking to work farther back along the manufacturing chain and have EPA ban the use of lead in bullets and shot because non-lead alternatives are available.But here’s the catch: the alternatives to lead bullets are more expensive. A ban on the sale of lead ammunition would force hunters and sport shooters to buy non-lead ammunition that is often double the cost of traditional lead ammunition.
A box of deer hunting bullets in a popular caliber could be upwards of $55.
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