UPDATE: FOLLOWING PUBLIC OUTCRY, SEVERAL PETITIONS AND THOUSANDS OF WORLDWIDE COMPLAINTS SENT TO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, I'M DELIGHTED TO REPORT THAT A FELLOW PETITIONER HAS RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING EMAIL FROM NG...
“The National Geographic Channel has carefully considered the public discussion of our series on surviving the wilds of Alaska currently in production and premiering sometime next year.
Upon further reflection we plan to eliminate one of the survivalists from the ensemble cast, Melissa Bachman.
Hunting is not the focus of the show, and we regret the misinformation that has clouded what we hope will be an exciting adventure series set in the incredible Alaskan landscape.”
THIS IS FANTASTIC NEWS AND THANKS TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU WHO HELPED MAKE IT HAPPEN. I SHALL NOW BE CLOSING THIS PETITION.
Melissa Bachman is a woman who makes TV entertainment from killing animals for fun.
Bachman likes to portray her 'sport' as glamorous; she has pink hunting equipment, pig tails and whole a lot of make up, this sends other trophy hunters/thrill killers wild. It is truly shocking news that National Geographic have chosen to pick up her series "My Take".
If you go to youtube or Google "Melissa Bachman hunting" you can see just how much pain and suffering she causes animals. On her website she talks about following wounded animals for miles that she has previously shot. If an animal can walk for miles after being shot and then dies, the agony and suffering it must go through is simply unthinkable.
National Geographic is regarded by animal lovers worldwide as a respectable organisation and we are utterly appalled by their decision to showcase this woman and her sickening activities. We do not consider the torture and killing of innocent, defenceless, living and breathing creatures as entertainment in any way, shape or form.
Please sign this petition right away to demand that National Geographic regain their credibility and reconsider their decision to give Bachman the airtime and publicity to further promote herself and her vile, cruel antics.