Oregon passes interesting new bill

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Oregon took a step toward solving world hunger Wednesday, when it passed a bill legalizing the harvesting of road kill for meat.

Oregon is late to the party in allowing the deer who failed to cross the road to become that night’s dinner, as 20 other states have authorized the act. Animal rights groups are on board with it as well.

“Eating roadkill is healthier for the consumer than meat laden with antibiotics, hormones and growth stimulants, as most meat is today,” noted People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

The bill reflects simple common sense. If you are going to send Bambi’s dad to an early grave, you might as well feed your kids with it.

While the bill passed in the House unanimously, wildlife officials at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife are less certain about the bill’s unintended effects. The prohibition of the act was designed to discourage using your vehicle as a hunting method. “It’s not a legal method of hunting,” the department’s website says.

Nonetheless, the majority of persons believe the meat will be just fine.

“A lot of who people don’t hunt hear the word ‘roadkill’ and they get turned off,” Toven said. “We’re talking perfectly clean, cold meat.”

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