Saturday, December 10, 2016
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Deer association: Environmental group deceives deer industry, wildlife community
AUSTIN -- A Facebook page called “Texans for Saving Our Hunting Heritage” has recently publicized a list of groups who have joined in raising alarm about the current Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) situation in Texas. The actions of the Hunting Heritage group don’t come as a surprise to the hunting community, who followed their antics during the last legislative session. Since the Hunting Heritage group failed to advance their extreme anti-hunting agenda at the state Capitol, they now seek to sway public opinion by politicizing CWD. The “never let a crisis go to waste” mentality is in full effect, playing on fear and misinformation while throwing the Texas deer industry under the bus. The problem is this: In not painting the full picture to third-party groups, they have deceived others to buying into their tactics. . . .
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