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Louisiana: Homeless Can't Eat Deer Meat (UPDATED w/ Press Conference)

The Louisiana Dept. of Health and Hospitals would rather the homeless go hungry than let them eat deer steaks provided by generous hunters.

That law has hunters across the Sportsman’s Paradise outraged after health officials ordered a rescue mission to destroy $8,000 worth of deer meat because venison is not allowed to be served in homeless shelters.

The Dept. of Health and Hospitals ordered the staff at the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission to throw 1,600 pounds of donated venison in garbage bins – and then ordered then to douse the meat with Clorox – so other animals would not eat the meat.

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UPDATE: Louisiana State Lawmaker Jeff Thompson gets interviewed by KEEL 710am Radio

“Unfortunately, it looks like somebody just pulled the trigger too quick, so to speak,” Thompson says. “[Health department officials] really didn’t check around to find out what options there were.”

Article and Interview Here...

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YouTube Press Conference 2/25/2013:

Rep. Thompson: “I am pleased to be able to report at this time that steps have been taken to ensure that no similar actions of destruction of similarly donated food will occur again in Louisiana, and that appropriate revision of existing policies and law which ensure food safety are under review and will occur”

Louisiana Legislators Promise New Donation Laws for Hunters

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forget food control or gun

forget food control or gun control. WE NEED GOV CONTROL!!!

Ron Paul 2016

"forget food control or gun control. WE NEED GOV CONTROL!!!"

Well Said!

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Hell, yes, we do. Damn it.

Hell, yes, we do. Damn it.

Such a DISGRACE that thing is, now :

http://bastiat.org/en/the_law.html#SECTION_G063

D I S G U S T I N G.

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Keyword:

Bureaucrap, noun. Plural: bureaucraps.

See also: "bureaucrat" (for common use).

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“Unfortunately, it looks like somebody just pulled the trigger too quick, so to speak,” Thompson says. “[Health department officials] really didn’t check around to find out what options there were.”

Q.E.D.

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"Bear", Louisiana.

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$.50/ lb. that's cheeeeep!!!

$.50/ lb. that's cheeeeep!!!

Don't hate the player, hate the game!!!

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Reminder that non-western people are running the country

Just a reminder to me that non-western people are running the country.

This is the basis of the Robin Hood legend. Killing the king's deer was "wrong". No one raised as an American with all the traditions of this country and stories commonly told children would support such a law. We were raised on stories to despise such laws, and exactly this type of law.

It's not just this. Last election, and even now, I'm constantly reminded of people posting online or passing laws that just give themselves away as not being raised here. Their english isn't quite right. They don't express themselves right. They don't know common facts.

And it's what is going on. Dual citizenship, corporate control by foreigners, and an estimate that immigration will surpass the #s of people raised here by 2040 or less. And constant reminders like this that you aren't living in America with only Americans.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

outsmart the bullycrats

Call the shelters, see if you can get a BBQ cart that will donate their time, cook the meat up and put up a sign saying free meat right next to the homeless shelter.

Let the homeless people walk over and freely take the food.

Something along that line anyway..... oooorrrrrrrrr they could just start being secretive by keeping their mouths shut.. If horse-meat can make it to store shelves through large corporations, then surely a little deer meat can get past some local assclowns.

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I agree, just keep your mouth shut.

Is the best policy, what these fools don't know wont hurt them.

Just one last kick in the nuts, then a final deathblow

Won't Work

You'd have to have a permit. Even kids can't sell lemonade now without a freaking permit!

skippy

They wouldn't be selling anything

but you MAY need a permit.

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Who the hell do they think

Who the hell do they think they are? Michael Bloomberg?

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

Bloomberg thinks himself god.

The rest of the politicians think themselves Bloomberg.

Braised bureaucrats

with whine sauce are edible, but since they've fed at the government trough so long, they taste like pork.
I'll stick with fried Bambi.

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LOL!

LOL!

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Thanks

Glad someone gets my twisted humor.

"..we must protect the people who eat at the Rescue Mission.."

If this is the Louisiana Health Dept's idea of ~protecting~ people, who protects people from THEM?

I could see it in Colorado.

I could see it in Colorado. The deer and elk population there are having an epidemic of a deer version of mad cow / CJD (or were as of a couple years ago). But I haven't heard of any similar problem in Louisiana.

The health department's actions in the story look like they're trying to suppress some particular disease - possibly transmissible to humans - currently prevalent among the wildlife - not just being politically correct about not eating Bambi. But the story doesn't give any indication of their claimed reasons for acting.

Before getting bent about control freaks running amok I want to hear the whole story.

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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.

Those of you hating on deer meat...

Have you ever actually eaten it before when it was cooked by someone who was accustomed to cooking deer? I can use it in place of hamburger in most any dish (other than an actual hamburger) and my family can not even tell the difference.

We eat it all the time. Seriously... it's good stuff. Of course, I am in rural Alabama...

Ron Paul convert from the Heart of Dixie

They don't want people

They don't want people anywhere growing their own food, so how fitting that they let the deer be overpopulated, to run around ruining gardens.

Please come join my forum if you're not a trendy and agree with my points of view.

There is supposedly a massive

There is supposedly a massive overpopulation of white tail deer on the east coast.
I am increasingly feeling like I should find another country to live in but the choices are quite few...

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Deer and rabbits are among

Deer and rabbits are among the "weeds" that overgrow when an ecosystem is trashed.

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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.

I have a simple solution

Make it a crime to be hungry.

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Hunger-free Zone

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Pandas can't drive.

The government wants to control ALL the food

so that everyone has to go to them or starve. It's a control thing, DUH! And BTW when did people in this country become so insensitive to horses? I thought as a nation we were more sophisticated than 3rd world countries when it came to animals. Maybe not.

skippy

" And BTW when did people in

" And BTW when did people in this country become so insensitive to horses? I thought as a nation we were more sophisticated than 3rd world countries when it came to animals."

I'm not really sure what 'sophisticated' means in regard to animals. Are vegetarians more 'sophisticated' b/c they don't eat beef & I do?

When I lived in Montana I had a number of buffalo burgers and here in Louisiana, I certainly have had my share of alligator meat. I also eat chicken, cows, an array of fish/crustaceans/shell fish, pork, turkey, & lamb regularly. On occasion I've had venison, snake, frog, duck, and quail - I don't see it as an issue at all. In New Orleans there is a bug museum w/t a bug chef who fed me farm raised crickets, termites...and a few other bugs.

If I were in a local that served other foods (assuming I could reasonably trust the quality/cleanliness of the product), I'd eat horse, donkey, lama, eel, whale, elephant, dog, cat, camel, parrot, bear or most anything else.

I won't eat human of course, and thinking about it just now I'd probably prefer not to try any great apes either, though if some culture ate them I wouldn't think them barbaric and might be talked into giving it a try.

Why Stop At Humans?

Apparently you think that the whole world is one big cafeteria for you to enjoy. Cannibals think eating humans is okay. Are we not supposed to be more enlightened than to eat each other like cannibals? Eating horses, cats, and dogs and other intelligent loving creatures is just as bad as eating humans to civilized people. But I am beginning to think there are no civilized people anymore. You have just reinforced my concern about that.

skippy

Sophisticated... you mean

Sophisticated... you mean giving the nutrient dense organ meats to the dogs while eating the nutrient poor muscle meat? Seems like that's completely backwards and unsophisticated.

No That's NOT what I Mean

I mean why do people think it's okay to eat horses? Are people here that unfamiliar with them? I was raised around horses and I know that they are highly intelligent sensitive creatures capable of humor and love and it blows me away that so many people here seem to regard them as nothing but hamburger. Have people become so distanced from nature and even cats, dogs and horses that they know nothing about them AT ALL? Are people so calloused that they can eat their own pets without a thought? I had a horse once that would grab the hose out of the drinking barrel that I would be filling for him and he would squeeze it in his teeth and spray me for fun. Then he would whinny with glee after soaking me. No way could I ever THINK of eating him. And the guy above said he even eats parrots. I have had parrots that had more sense than most people walking around. How could someone just eat a parrot when it has been proven that parrots are VERY intelligent? I don't understand people at all.

skippy

I do not know why

but fish don't count.

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