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Re: NFC: Eagle Parts was RE: Auctions OT ?
okay...how do you propose I figure out who shot the birds for feathers, who
bought feathers from someone who shot a bird, and who just found some? I'm
sure our LE officers would all be extremely eager to hear your solution
since we've been trying to do it for about 40 years. So glad to know we
have an omniscient genius on the list.
May I suggest that those of you who want to argue about raptors & raptor
laws move this discussion to a more appropriate list? If you would like, I
would be more than happy to provide you with laws, court decisions, and the
debates leading up to the passage of certain laws as it appears most of you
are to sunk in your own political agenda to bother doing the research. Of
course, it sooooo much easier to scream about someone's decision than to
take the time to find out all the information about a topic.
>From: "Scott Olson" <olson7 at hotmail_com>
>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>To: nfc at actwin_com
>Subject: Re: NFC: Eagle Parts was RE: Auctions OT ?
>Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 12:34:01 -0700
>"Boo" illustrates precisely why I cannot understand the leftist mentality.
>If one advocates the freedom to, say, pick up natural refuse (bird
>for one's personal use, then that must be the same as saying that it's okay
>to shoot raptors? This moral equivalence just don't hang with me!
>I think it's acceptable to arrest people who shoot protected species and
>fine the socks off 'em. Throw 'em in jail for a day or so, if you must.
>Fine. Do that. But don't then go ten miles further than necessary in your
>zeal to achieve your aims, and begin punishing people who innocently pick
>a feather, for crying out loud.
>Maybe the problem with the left is that they don't understand when they
>passed the bounds of propriety and entered the zone of the absurd (the
>>From: Fully Prepared <departmentus at yahoo_com>
>>Reply-To: nfc at actwin_com
>>To: nfc at actwin_com
>>Subject: Re: NFC: Eagle Parts was RE: Auctions OT ?
>>Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 12:09:31 -0700 (PDT)
>>--- Chris Hedemark <chris at yonderway_com> wrote:
>> > > What is the lesser
>> > > evil, that you cannot put feathers on your mirror
>> > or
>> > > that there is more room ("freedom"?) for someone
>> > to
>> > > pick off raptors?
>> > By the same logic, should I not be allowed to own a
>> > knife because I might
>> > use it to kill someone?
>>Under certain circumstances, yes. How often do you
>>bring a buck knife on to airplanes or in to courts?
>>You can shoot ducks in season with a license and cover
>>yourself in their feathers. But there are always more
>>ducks than raptors; they also reproduce faster.
>>Freedom is also the benefit from someone else, even
>>very few, not doing something stupid. That is an ugly
>>Boo Radley, of the Saraland Alabama Radleys
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