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North Ridgeville OKs bow hunting to reduce deer population October 19, 2012 Ohio

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...  the city this week approved an ordinance authorizing bow and crossbow hunting...  Only one council member cast a dissenting vote, citing concerns about safety. Other council members said deer overpopulation presents a more significant danger.
“It could save someone’s life from a car accident,” Councilwoman Bernadine Butowski said of the ordinance. “It’s for safety.” [research generally shows that  improved road conditions rather than variations in deer density are the most cost effective approaches for reducing deer-vehicle collisions]


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