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Pennsylvania continues to conduct cruel pigeon shoots despite the opposition of its own citizens. This inhumane bloodsport is banned everywhere else in the nation, so it's time Pennsylvania caught up! Sign the petition here: http://therainforestsite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/trs/petition/pa-pigeon-shoots/
Final signature count: 18,495
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Pigeons may not be the cuddliest animals around, but that doesn't mean they don't deserve to be treated with the same kind of humanity usually reserved for dogs and cats. In Pennsylvania, hunters hold pigeon shoots in which they capture weak or sick pigeons, release them only feet away, and then begin shooting at them for sport.

Because the birds are already unhealthy and then placed into small enclosures without food or water, they are usually weak and confused when they are released from the cages. They wobble around until they are shot, many of them only injured and then left to die a slow and painful death from their injuries.

No animal should be used and treated like this for human entertainment. Write to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett asking him to address this alarming situation immediately.

Dear Governor Corbett:

I was very upset upon finding out about the pigeon shoots that are taking place in Pennsylvania. Through research, I've learned that during these events, pigeons released from trap boxes just feet away from the hunters and are then shot.

Even more horrifying, the majority of the pigeons don't die; rather they suffer grave wounds and are either left there to die or picked up by "trapper boys" who then kill them by wringing their necks or stomping on them.

I didn’t think this could be real, but I was wrong. Pigeon shooting is a very real "sport" in which many sportsmen take part each year.

This kind of cruelty cannot be tolerated! Please do something to make sure these — and all animals — in your state are being treated humanely and fairly.

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Oct 11, 2017 Jamie Polczynski
Oct 10, 2017 Bassam Imam
Oct 10, 2017 Jean Galati
Oct 10, 2017 Sandra Cobb
Oct 10, 2017 Spasenic Lacramioara
Oct 10, 2017 robert dowling
Oct 10, 2017 Donna Partin
Oct 10, 2017 O. Youmans
Oct 9, 2017 Keyla Cruz
Oct 8, 2017 Victoria Peyser
Oct 8, 2017 Cathleen Gorden
Oct 8, 2017 Laura Bona
Oct 7, 2017 paulo sisinno
Oct 7, 2017 Meredith Knee
Oct 6, 2017 LOU Moore
Oct 6, 2017 Lauren Eaton
Oct 6, 2017 Ingrid Fechner
Oct 6, 2017 Sibrina Russell
Oct 6, 2017 Benita Deere-Koch
Oct 5, 2017 Rosie Almanza
Oct 5, 2017 Nadine wOLFF The pigeons used in these hunts are stolen from their own environments to be cruelly killed and harmed.
Oct 5, 2017 Rebecca Chatham
Oct 5, 2017 Sarah Young
Oct 4, 2017 Vaughna Vananda
Oct 4, 2017 Gabriele Zimpel
Oct 4, 2017 Lisa DeBono
Oct 4, 2017 Janice Taylor
Oct 4, 2017 Rob Ste
Oct 4, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Oct 4, 2017 Sheila Massoni
Oct 4, 2017 Faze Myri
Oct 3, 2017 Gabriela Gurdziel
Oct 3, 2017 Tracy Wood
Oct 3, 2017 Athina Peter
Oct 3, 2017 Lou Iannucci
Oct 3, 2017 Louis Kaiser
Oct 2, 2017 Alexandra Juvancic
Oct 2, 2017 michelle kaehny
Oct 2, 2017 Nelly Nyffeler Oehler
Oct 2, 2017 Siegrid Roedel No animal should be used as a pawn for senseless human entertainment.
Oct 2, 2017 Margret Weissenbacher
Oct 2, 2017 Eva Sandhammar
Oct 2, 2017 Lori Siekierda
Sep 30, 2017 josette sauvager
Sep 29, 2017 Nancy Dillard
Sep 29, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 27, 2017 Wendy Whyko Marolda
Sep 26, 2017 Naomi Martin
Sep 26, 2017 Tamara Van Voorst

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