Mt. Vernon Register-News

Opinion

February 27, 2014

Hunters are dangerous

Editor:

In the Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, edition of the Mt. Vernon Register-News newspaper, under the Daily Record on Page 5A, it reads, “While feeding cattle about 10 a.m. Saturday a man reported hearing a gunshot in the 15000 block of (Legion) Lane. The man reported the gunshot struck one of his cows in the neck and it is deceased. A man was reportedly shooting coyotes in the area and was not aware he shot the cow.”

Just another example of how dangerous and irresponsible hunters are.

It is insane to send people out into “our” communities to fire weapons.

Shirley Riley

Mt. Vernon

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