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    Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    Heartless idiot. If it was an accident, fine. But he tried. Thats all I have to say.



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    Oh heck......I don't want to say, but yeah, he got a birdie.



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    IMHO, if its not a human, its not a big deal. Here come the PETA people.


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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    IMHO, if its not a human, its not a big deal.



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    IMHO, if its not a human, its not a big deal. Here come the PETA people.
    Wow. Are you sure you wouldn't like to think that one through? Note to self: let brain filter statement before placing on internet.



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    He killed a bird with a golf shot, on purpose?!?!?

    I'm not even mad, I'm impressed!



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    IMHO, if its not a human, its not a big deal. Here come the PETA people.
    Ditto that, I've killed a lot of birds with my bb gun and 22 rifle growing up for a heck of a lot less reason then his. How many state dollars are they wasting to convict a guy of killing a damn bird. What a joke....



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    He killed a bird with a golf shot, on purpose?!?!?

    I'm not even mad, I'm impressed!
    this is my point, Im not saying that killing animals is our god given right...I am saying he hit it with a golf shot. We eat animals that are tortured, he killed it in one shot. I am saying this is over blown. People hunt all the time, its bad becasue this was an "endangered/protected species" that does nothing and we wouldnt notice if it died out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clones26 View Post
    IMHO, if its not a human, its not a big deal. Here come the PETA people.
    I hope your neighbors keep their pets locked up.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CloneFan65 View Post
    I hope your neighbors keep their pets locked up.
    Dogs and cats dont count as animals in my context here, they are waayyy to domesticated.


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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    The point is (which as per usual escapes so many) he intentionally shot at a protected species.

    This wasn't his second shot on hole 4, par 5. It wasn't a Robe Lowe-esque freak accident.

    Did he mean to kill it? Probably not. But then again, why take shots at it? Stupidity and/or ignorance is not a defense.



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    He killed a bird with a golf shot, on purpose?!?!?

    I'm not even mad, I'm impressed!
    I thought the same thing, If I had the control to take out a bald eagle with a golf ball at 200 yards I think I'd have to do it, just to say I could.


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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    So did Roy McAvoy in Tin Cup...



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    Re: Golfer charged with killing protected bird on purpose

    While we are locking people up.

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