Cole McCollum
Cole McCollum

I'm a Wildlife and Fisheries Biology student at Clemson University and I can honestly say that the author of this piece of literature is extremely ignorant. Trapping has become essential in some parts of the country, especially in the Southeast where coyotes have become an invasive, nuisance species. Here, coyotes kill and out-compete with our natural predators such as the grey and red fox. They are also the cause of 75% of whitetail fawn fatalities. Trapping is the best way to control their...

I'm a Wildlife and Fisheries Biology student at Clemson University and I can honestly say that the author of this piece of literature is extremely ignorant. Trapping has become essential in some parts of the country, especially in the Southeast where coyotes have become an invasive, nuisance species. Here, coyotes kill and out-compete with our natural predators such as the grey and red fox. They are also the cause of 75% of whitetail fawn fatalities. Trapping is the best way to control their populations. I use coil spring traps (foot traps) in my area to harvest coyotes. I have placed my hands in my traps several times and have never felt any pain. Any animal caught in the traps can be released without injury. Also, trapping season is scheduled during the late fall and winter so that none of the animals have young. And again, the author is extremely ignorant. Please become educated in the subject before you try to make anymore petitions.

Kalem Guennette
Kalem Guennette
  • Cole McCollum

I can honestly say how ashamed of my country people like you have made me. In the UK leg hold traps have been banned since the 50s,. They are banned in Europe, Ireland , Costa Rica , New Zealand, and more civilized countries. The US is becoming a more and more violent place. I am ashamed , and plan to move out. May anyone who would treat any living thing with such barbarism experience the same compassion. The thug state of Wisconsin kicked out all University Biologists from its DNR advisory,...

I can honestly say how ashamed of my country people like you have made me. In the UK leg hold traps have been banned since the 50s,. They are banned in Europe, Ireland , Costa Rica , New Zealand, and more civilized countries. The US is becoming a more and more violent place. I am ashamed , and plan to move out. May anyone who would treat any living thing with such barbarism experience the same compassion. The thug state of Wisconsin kicked out all University Biologists from its DNR advisory, as it allowed trappers to infect their state parks, and make it a state unsafe for families.

Jake Eccleston
Jake Eccleston

For one day of the year, hunters like this need to have there traps used on them so they know what they are doing to the animals, and those who say animals do not have feelings need to have the traps used on a more....sensitive area

Patrick Bénard
Patrick Bénard
  • Jake Eccleston

Good on you, Jake! I totally agree with this!

Tim Whitt
Tim Whitt
  • Jake Eccleston

Like the "purge"? Okay.

Wiebe Schraa
Wiebe Schraa
  • Jake Eccleston

Why only one day a year?

Jake Eccleston
Jake Eccleston
  • Jake Eccleston

Reason for only one day is this, with all the chaos and destruction that will take place on that one day, it will take a large amount of time to clean up. Seeing as how most humans are overly lazy in this day and age, one year is just to make sure the cleaning gets done., but if it done sooner, could always do 2 times a year :)

Billy Angus
Billy Angus
  • Jake Eccleston

I totally agree with ya'. Not only those sadistic redneck hunters should get caught in their own traps, they should also have their puny packages whacked off, to prevent any more of their family inbreeding with their sisters and first cousins!

Laura Carolina Viveros Manjarrez

Please, people need to understand that they have no right at all to hurt animals in any way.

Sandra Reeves
Sandra Reeves

any human that causes suffering is a freak because this could only be a sick person that would do this. we are too intelligent to not be able to move animals to a safer location.

Jake Eccleston
Jake Eccleston
  • Sandra Reeves

Hey now, I enjoy the suffering! Granted it is suffering of humans and not animals. Also, I have yet to see humans as intelligent. Find me one other species on the planet that destroys its resources for food and water to make pointless "entertainment" creations

Mia Hellström
Mia Hellström

No society can call themselves civilized sanctioning abhorrent sadistic cruelty to animals. Any tradition built upon the anguish of others contradicts the very essence of religion and is without merit or justification. A wise man once said "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way in which its animals are treated." Mahatma Gandhi

Donna Griffen
Donna Griffen
  • Mia Hellström

I could not have said it any better

Laura Carolina Viveros Manjarrez

Animals deserve to be respected and treated with Conscience, Goodness and Kindness, as they are wonderful creatures created by our dear Lord for a purpose.

Tatyana Lysenko
Tatyana Lysenko

It is time to stand up for our animals everywhere, including Russia, China, Vietnam, Korea. Thanks to American defenders of animals for raising awareness. I dream about a greate international forum on the problem of animals' protection from cruelty and extermination.

Chris Eddie Novak
Chris Eddie Novak

Time to bring our society into the 21st century and practice our compassion as a race.

Heather Critchley
Heather Critchley

NO animal should ever be trapped in one of these horrific weapons of mass destruction!

Tatyana Lysenko
Tatyana Lysenko

It is time to stand up for our animals everywhere, including Russia, China, Vietnam, Korea. Thanks to American defenders of animals for raising awareness. I dream about a greate international forum on the problem of protection

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