I don't often respond to many comments on this blog unless they are really, really good questions (and if I think I have the answers). Even rarer is devoting an entire post to answering a question....
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This petition represents an appeal by concerned taxpayers, citizens, tourists and visitors to the United States, to ban the barbaric and sadistic abuse of wildlife for sport and entertainment, popularly known as “Penning” & “Bear Baiting/Penning,” Wildlife such as coyotes, foxes, and bears, the main targets, are confined in enclosures, where they cannot escape from hunting dogs that tear them to pieces, while still alive. The animals most victimized in penning....
The U.S. has laid claim to 2.5 billion acres of coastal seas, but that vast area produces very little seafood for Americans. Therein lies a dilemma: should the U.S. cultivate giant offshore fish farms in its piece of the sea or keep taking most of the fish we eat from foreign waters?