Duck Shooting. Sport or Slaughter

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It’s that time of year again where shooters and animal advocates are in the midst of a war of words over the start of this year’s duck shooting season.

Animal advocates call duck shooting, “duck killing” and “slaughter” while the shooters themselves call it a “sport”, “legitimate practice” and “recreational pastime or activity”.

Both sides are intent on demonising the other, branding them with labels like “barbarian”, “bloodthirsty”, “out of touch” and “ignorant”

If we put emotion and rhetoric aside, it is a clear-cut case of one side is right while the other is wrong, or are the lines blurred a little?

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