Non-hunters deserve Sunday peace January 20, 2012 Virginia

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Non-hunters deserve Sunday peace January 20, 2012 Virginia, The Daily Progress

... Sunday hunting is not the answer for limiting crop losses and automobile accidents due to the overabundant deer population. DGIF biologists should educate the public about the need for predators (such as coyotes) to keep animal populations  ... According to the International Hunter Education Association, about 1,000 people in the U.S. and Canada are accidentally shot by hunters every year, with just under a hundred of those accidents resulting in fatalities


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