New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 19, 1987, Page 5

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung August 19, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas County Agent Animal rights movement threatening By BILL SCHUMANN County Extension Agent Ranchers need to he aware that the) potentially are lacing a power ful enemy in I he form of the animal rights movement according to a legislative advocate tor the ('alitor ma Rifle and Pistol Association Ranchers should realize the enor mite oi the problem It can and will turn us all undei unless it is stopped rile topic of the animal rights movement and how it threatens ran chefs at I he* 1987 International Ran chefs Roundup will he discussed b\ Kent I HK hamtreau I he IRR is spoil so i ed by t hi* Texas Agricultural Extension Service and will tx held Aug .’I 27 in Ken Ville I he A < * Ranch Hilton and the Inn of the Hills will b< Rn headquarters tor the meeting I fide are many animal rights groups such as the Fund for Ain in als Hum ane Society I defenders ut ANildlife and the Sierra Club univ ut tm iii oui " tor only one spt i ie of .comal 'ueh as the Moult tam I ion < .aidtun oi the Defenders of i t s( >i att Somt groups are formed for tar broader goals than lust animals rights, such as Earth First. Sea Shepherds, or the (iieenpeace group Some are limited to legislative ac finns while others combine legislative and general public actions Some, like the Sea Shepherds, have simply declared wai on anyone who doesn’t agree Some groups are careful to avoid negative image actions but others go out ot then way to try and illegally confront those whom they consider their or the animal s enemy Recently one such group tore down corrals and fences the Bureau ot Land Management had for wild horses and feral burros in northern ( uhtornia Their whole purpose was to set fri*e a wild animal that, in their view should never tx penned up Aside from tin dollars lost which had already luxor spent to round up these animals tin' c att lenient with grazing rights in the area lost their feed to the released horses and bur ros This w as all illegal and in some cases a crime but dud didn’t bring the feed back or recapture the horses The more damaging ap proach in the long run is not a direct frontal attack, which can be stopped or at least controlled as with any crime by increased enforcement The more dangerous approach is by those groups that convince the general public that animals are just like humans and should have the same rights After appearing before too many committees of the legislature with only city dwellers as members. I have learned never to say that four letter word, ‘kill’,” said I >e( flambeau Most of today s legislators and newspaper editors and writers have never seen anything actually killed They have seen pictures and read stories usually slanted one way or the ethel about killing But they have never seen it happen or ex penenced it face to face Ranchers need to Tm* aware of the pi chirms and Ik* w illing to tackle it Ranchers can join with the other groups who are fighting the battle Here I wish to make quotes from I HK flambeau prepared talk “Together, we can win Separately we are in grave danger." he said We also need to clean up our own house Demand that the excesses which are cruel and unnecessary are stopped now Destroy that first base of truth to their argument and the rest also will fall." he said Ranchers also need to learn to fight the animal rights activists “on their own battlefield with their ow n weapons. " It would he excellent if we could force them to tight on our battlefield with our weapons but the judges the legislators and the news people won t let that happen Me must learn to list1 their weapons of propaganda public appeal and petitions, and we must learn to use the right words we can t say kill only put to sleep ' Me can’t sax work an animal. only utilize an animal De<'flambeau said Further information about obtain mg an International Ranchers Roundup program may be obtained by contacting a county extension agent or IRR PO Box 1849. Uvalde Texas 78802-1849 phone. 512-278-9151 IRS has a gift for public — newforms M A''HIN* . 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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: August 19, 1987

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