Punish Person Responsible for Killing 13 Bald Eagles

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Target: Easton Maryland Town Attorney, Brynja McDivitt Booth

Goal: Prosecute person responsible for killing bald eagles, when found.

Thirteen bald eagles were found dead in Maryland after a man stumbled across one of the carcasses in a field. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released the necropsy results, which stated that the eagles didn’t die as a result of natural causes or disease. This new information suggests that the eagles were killed by humans.

Bald eagles are no longer on the list of endangered species, but they are still protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the penalties for those who harm these eagles include possible imprisonment of up to one year and up to $100,000 in fines.

Going around and killing innocent animals for no apparent reason is sick and this kind of behavior is that of a very cruel person. Demand that when the person responsible for these senseless killings is found, they’re given the maximum penalties and fines allowed by law.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear Easton Marlyand Town Attorney, Brynja McDivitt Booth,

A large number of bald eagles were found dead in a field last month. Necropsy results of thirteen eagles reportedly showed that they didn’t die of natural causes and authorities believe that humans killed the birds.

This behavior is disturbing and cruel. We demand that the person responsible for these senseless animal killings receives the maximum penalties allowable by law when found.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

Photo credit: Dan Bodenstein

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2 Comments

  1. michael guest says:

    This is totally unacceptable and unfair! Nobody should be harming or killing these iconic birds. Doing that should be a crime and a felony. This won’t be tolerated. Find and take the perpetrator to jail. Leave wildlife alone and in peace.

  2. “So many people insist they are against animal abuse, cruelty, suffering and the inhumane treatment of animals, yet they don’t understand they are actively engaging in and supporting egregious suffering, abuse, cruelty and inhumane treatment when they eat animals and their ‘by-products.’ If you are against cruelty, suffering and inhumane treatment, then you go vegan. It’s just that simple.” – Sarah Kiser

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtWO83pf3Mc

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