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Human Fatality in DVA is Murder One
Statistics may be boring, but they are consistent. It dictates that
given 30 million deer roaming across the land, and given 3-trillion
vehicle-miles per year on American highways, and, not least of all,
given a hunting reason entertaining 1.5 million hunters in Pennsylvania
alone, and 15 million across the land, which causes deer to blindly dash
out of forests into the path of speeding vehicles in evasion of the
lethal human intruders the hunters, there WILL be about 1.5 million
deer-vehicle collisions (DVCs) or deer-vehicle accidents (DVAs), which
WILL cost about 1.5 million deer lives and about 150 human lives, plus
about 30,000 human injuries.
According to hunting sources, there were originally about 30 million
white-tailed deer in America. History went through a period of
unregulated "market hunting", which decimated the deer population to
some 300,000 nation-wide, and zero in certain states including Indiana.
Since then, the deer population had rebounded back to its original
number of about 30 million, but in a much reduced area, due to human
occupation of their previous range, including vast tracks of farm land
that used to the deer habitat. This creates an over-population density
situation, which causes ecological damage as well as human deaths.
This begs the question as to how this could be possible and how it
could have happened. The answer is that the deer population is being
inadvertently as well as intentionally cultivated to overpopulation
densities by human manipulation of the environment. Inadvertently, due
to clear cut logging, which opens up broad expanses of sunlit pastures
rich in deer food, and intentionally, due to the deliberate
super-feeding of deer by means of food plots, basically clear cut areas
deliberately seeded with deer food crops.
And this begs the question as to why. The answer is this: There are
300 million Americans, of which only about 6% hunt, which, though a
small minority, still amount to 15 million hunters, most of whom hunt
deer, each targeting at least one, requiring 15 million deer to give
them the baseline satisfaction. The departments of Natural Resources and
of Wildlife in some states also impose the rule that to get a buck, a
hunter must first kill one or more does. Plus the temptation that the
more licenses and permits the state sells, the greater the revenue. All
in all, Pennsylvania alone requires some1.5 million deer per year to
satisfy its 1.5 million hunters, and America requires 10-million-plus
deer to satisfy the 10-million-plus deer hunters. Thus, the food plots
across the American semi-wild landscape.
And thus the high deer-vehicle collision rates, and deer deaths, and
I repeat. Statistics dictates that given the deer overpopulation, and
the vehicle-mile volume, and the deer hunting season, there WILL be so
many human deaths.
And I repeat - human deaths.
The policy makers should understand this, or they are incompetent. If
they are not incompetent, the only logical conclusion is that the
accidents and collisions are deliberately caused, collateral damage, as
it were. It follows that the human casualties and fatalities are
themselves deliberately caused. This is legal in war, but not in peace.
Is Pennsylvania at war? If not, then a serious crime has been committed.
It is called premeditated murder, Murder One.
Maybe even a crime of terrorism, because we never know when and where
a DVA will occur, only that it will happen, and innocent people will be
hurt or killed. And they have been hit, and killed.
I suggest getting all the families of the accident victims together
and launching a class lawsuit for wrongful death.
I hope that my logic has held up. As to doing it. Well, will the pro
bono lawyers line up please?
by Anthony Marr
Anthony Marr, founder
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