Skip to comments.Senior Citizen Faces Charges for Shooting Bear That Was About to Attack Him ( Mass )
Posted on 04/09/2013 10:38:04 AM PDT by george76
A 76-year-old man from Auburn, Mass. says a bear was about to kill him when it entered his backyard recently, so he took his gun, aimed it, and fired. He killed the bear, but now the senior citizen and military vet is facing charges because he apparently didnt possess the right gun permit.
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Yep. The bear should’ve lived another day to menace the man and his wife, apparently.
Did I mention that when he called them that he shot the bear that they were at the house within 20 minutes?
“But he acted like a jerk.”
In what way?
Having bear at my home I can assure you that any bear at my home acting as did the one described by the persecuted Mass. resident, would be given a chance to leave. Refusal would constitute Bad Bruin Behavior (BBB) Syndrome. BBB is a serious situation, for bruins and humans, and must be cured in the most expeditious manner.
BBB is caused by a diet deficient in heavy metals.
Immediate injection of lead cures BBB Syndrome.
Under dosage is dangerous to both bruin and human populations, and recommended against.
Get a grip on reality, Rommie.
Contrary to what the Animal Panderers Goonion members told, you, having a bird feeder is not “baiting bear”.
Good try, though.
Would you like to explain that to the bear?
well i can tell you they are not the warm fuzzy critters you think they are,as a young boy i had a run in with one.i was the one running.go find one to play with.
I have more experience than you with wild bears, and more recent. I have said nothing to imply they’re playthings. You made that up because you’ve nothing to counter the things I actually said. Pathetic.
Would you like to explain that to the bear?”
Simple - just remember the words of the Guru: “When gunpowder speaks, beasts obey.”
The question you raised can be reduced to the core issue of “Who Rules”, and its corollary, “To what end the rule”.
Long ago, and far away, Dominion was given to Man, not to Beasts. Despite the perverse, and arguably treasonous, efforts of the Massholes in the Taxachussetts Agencies, man has the right to rule over beasts, including bears determined to be the dominant predator on private property.
As we once fought King George over being forced to quarter English troops, so too are the treasonous now attempting to force Americans to submit to having dangerous beasts quartered on private property.
Those with delusions of royal authority are advised to review the results of King George's attempt to quarter the undesirable on American’s private property.
Because some people cherish their God-given right to be a jerk?
Because baiting your property knowing that it will attract bears, and then shooting them because you don't want bears, is a pretty good example of being a jerk.
You persist in repeating your claim that a bird feeder is a “bear baiting device”.
Repetition is not refutation.
Repeated denial of reality, language basics, ad nauseam will put you at risk of being awarded the “CopSucker of the Thread award.
Those game department gun-toters are cops, Ya know? County and state clowns are also part of Da Law in Taxachussetts.
No, I persist in pointing out that the bears know it’s a place to get fed — and that the jerk setting out the food should be able to figure this out. Sorry to keep allowing common sense to intrude.
and you are full of it,i was in the outhouse we no running water or electricty in rural sw. va.the bear tried to turn over the john i ran out my dog jumped the bear slowing him down my daddy shot the bear,that’s been 65 years ago.all of us are not city folks,all bears are dangerous.
Airtight logic and crushing evidence there. I give up.
Shoot the guy trying to prosecute him for exercising his Rights.
No. But the SWAT team the Powers That Be will send to arrest you certainly will victimize you.
We need to start returning the favor. The Courts sure as sh*t aren't doing their part to avoid this...
Then remove their right to bear arms
no right to bear arms against bears without a permit