Tell NY- Stop Squirrel Slaughter Contest

In the town of he town of Holley, New York, the fire department is holding it's 7th annual mass squirrel killing contest- The "Hazzard County Squirrel Slam" on February 15.

Children will are encouraged to take up guns and kill harmless squirrels for entertainment, using weapons such as a 50 Caliber Muzzleloader, Mossberg 835, Remington 870 12 ga., Henry .22 Lever Action, or a .22 caliber AR-15, the assault weapon used in the slaughter of school children in Connecticut last month and several other mass killings.

The contest is open to both adults and children and prizes given to those who kill them most, and the biggest.

In addition to this event being bad for the environment by littering unlimited lead bullets which prove to be deadly toxic to other species, and by taking an unregulated amount of squirrels out of the ecosystem,- this is blatent animal cruelty as many will be injured and wounded  maimed, many of them left to crawl away to suffer and die slowly from starvation and dehydration. Others will have young left alone to starve to death.

We ask that you cancel this event and teach children compassion- not senseless killing and animal cruelty.

SOURCE: http://newsforsquirrels.blogspot.com/2013/01/holley-ny-planning-squirrel-bloodbath.html

In the town of he town of Holley, New York, the fire department is holding it's 7th annual mass squirrel killing contest- The "Hazzard County Squirrel Slam" on February 15.


Children will are encouraged to take up guns and kill harmless squirrels for entertainment, using weapons such as a 50 Caliber Muzzleloader, Mossberg 835, Remington 870 12 ga., Henry .22 Lever Action, or a .22 caliber AR-15, the assault weapon used in the slaughter of school children in Connecticut last month and several other mass killings.


The contest is open to both adults and children and prizes given to those who kill them most, and the biggest.


In addition to this event being bad for the environment by littering unlimited lead bullets which prove to be deadly toxic to other species, and by taking an unregulated amount of squirrels out of the ecosystem,- this is blatent animal cruelty as many will be injured and wounded  maimed, many of them left to crawl away to suffer and die slowly from starvation and dehydration. Others will have young left alone to starve to death.


We ask that you cancel this event and teach children compassion- not senseless killing and animal cruelty.


SOURCE: http://newsforsquirrels.blogspot.com/2013/01/holley-ny-planning-squirrel-bloodbath.html

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