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Friday, September 05, 2014

New regulations passed last week by the Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks appear to have an unintended effect that makes feeding birds illegal. The commission passed new regulations on supplemental feeding, which is exactly what it sounds like. It is feeding wild animals, generally deer, to supplement their natural diet.

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More government run amok... The government would do well to study the "Large Blue" in the UK....

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States' Rights!

States have the right and an obligation to manage their wildlife. I suggest moving from Mississippi ifn' you don't like their evil state "gubmint" rules.

#1 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2014-09-04 11:05 AM | Reply | Flag:

More government run amok.

After having almost hit a deer on my way to work two days this week, I am all in favor of a ban on feeding them.

#2 | Posted by 726 at 2014-09-04 11:47 AM | Reply | Flag:

so in your mind chief because people believe that states have rights to govern as they see fit with minimal federal interference, that they then have to blindly swallow any law that the state then passes?

started drinking early again I see.

#3 | Posted by kwrx25 at 2014-09-04 12:42 PM | Reply | Flag:

What if the feeder is in my front yard?

#4 | Posted by rearendhat at 2014-09-04 04:24 PM | Reply | Flag:

#4 they'll be able to find you quicker for that no-knock warrant.

#5 | Posted by DeadSpin at 2014-09-04 04:50 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 1

Chief,

I suggest moving out of Mississippi as quickly as possible, for a hundred other reasons.

#6 | Posted by nutcase at 2014-09-05 09:35 AM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

That does it! I'm not moving there!

#7 | Posted by moder8 at 2014-09-05 11:21 AM | Reply | Flag:

Mississippi is the poorest state in the country, with the highest % of folks on food stamps. This regulation only effects the top 1% of folks, which in "old miss" is anyone earning over 9 dollars an hour.

#8 | Posted by SammyAZ_RI at 2014-09-05 03:42 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 2

Gotta love those "small gov't" red states.

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#9 | Posted by Dave at 2014-09-05 06:03 PM | Reply | Flag:

This regulation only effects the top 1% of folks, which in "old miss" is anyone earning over 9 dollars an hour.

#8 | Posted by SammyAZ_RI

yes, but now what will all them po folk in Mississippi eat if there is no supplemental feeding allowed?

#10 | Posted by donnerboy at 2014-09-05 06:13 PM | Reply | Flag:

In an ironic twist, the news was tweeted.

#11 | Posted by TrueBlue at 2014-09-05 07:41 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 2

Nothing like making fun of the poor to get the DR left smiling.

#12 | Posted by DixvilleNotch at 2014-09-06 12:15 PM | Reply | Flag:

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