Enterprise South: Group opposes population control hunts at Enterprise South park September 29, 2011 Tennessee

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Group opposes population control hunts at Enterprise South park September 29, 2011 Tennessee, Chattanooga Times Free Press

... Opponents plan to appear today before the Hamilton County Commission ...said Diane Dixon, a lawyer who represents ... about a dozen residents.... Opponents of the hunts also question the sportsmanship of killing deer inside the fenced area, ..."My clients do not have an extreme anti-hunting position or anything like that," Dixon said. "It is more offensive to the sensibilities of park users that these animals are going to be killed because they have such personal contact with them -- it seems more like a violation of the tranquillity."

Commissioners Take Another Look at Nature Park Deer Hunt October 6, 2011 Tennessee WDEF News 12
The county commission today got clarification from Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency about the need for such a hunt. Deer hunters have been allowed into the Enterprise South area since it called the Army Ammunition Plant. ... "I don't want them to starve, but I just don't know why any hunter would want to participate...because its not going to be a challenge..they just stand there." [maybe they will move if they get hungry]


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