Will Porter (will_porter) wrote,
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OOC: Attention animal lovers

Posting here because more folks know about this journal than all my others, and this is an issue I've been supporting for a while. I can't give them money at the moment, but I can start posting things for them. Sorry for the buzzkill.

From the Defenders of Wildlife:

Have you ever heard of aerial hunting? It's a brutal practice. Wolves are shot from low-flying aircraft or chased to exhaustion, then killed at point-blank range.

Governor Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for Vice President, promotes this barbaric practice, exploiting a loophole in the Federal Airborne Hunting Act to allow private wolf killers to shoot down wolves using aircraft. We have to get the word out about this!

Warning: This video is extremely disturbing. It contains graphic images of aerial hunting of wolves -- a brutal and needless practice that Governor Palin has fought hard to promote and expand.

Despite strong scientific, ethical and public opposition to aerial hunting, Governor Palin has…

* Proposed paying a $150 bounty for the left foreleg of each dead wolf.
* Approved a $400,000 state-funded propaganda campaign to promote aerial hunting.
* Introduced legislation to make it even easier to use aircraft to hunt wolves and bears.

Please watch this powerful video by Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, and then share it with every wildlife lover you know:


http://actionfund.defenders.org/palinvideo
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