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by Randy Cassingham

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Orange Bang
A study by the Centers for Disease Control has shown that hunters suffer fewer accidents when they wear orange vests. Three-fourths of all hunting accidents involve hunters without them, often when other hunters mistake them for game and shoot them. Responding to the study, Jackie Bushman, founder of the national hunting group Buckmasters, noted “The number one rule [of hunting] is: Know what you’re shooting. No deer is orange.” (AP) ...Oh, great: now all I can picture is a bunch of “animal activists” chasing deer with cans of orange spray paint.
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