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Old December 17, 2006, 10:13 PM   #51
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Re:art Eatman

In the scenario you describe above, it does sound reasonable and safe to me. I also agree that anyone with poor eyesight and any comon sense would not go pheasant hunting. But if a state allows people with affected eyesight to buy hunting licenses, then a hunter could involve himself in a type of hunting that requires fair vision.

When I buy a hunting license and all the tags and stamps, I can hunting anything legal here. I could hunt deer today and quail tomorrow. What is to keep a poor sighted person, other than common sense, with a hunting license, to hunt something they shouldn't?

You also mention 20/200 as the legal definition for blindness. What is the maximum definition for blindness? Can a person that is one hundred percent sightless buy a hunting license? If that person can, then they are legally allowed to pheasant hunt. Only their common sense would prevent it.
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Old December 17, 2006, 11:56 PM   #52
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I really doubt that poor eyesight means poor common sense or an absence of ethics. I do think you're "huntin' boogers", worrying about highly improbable actions. Too much "woulda, coulda, shoulda" about things that I think won't happen.

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Old December 18, 2006, 12:14 AM   #53
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Can a person that is one hundred percent sightless buy a hunting license?
I've already answered this several times. Since you obviously don't believe what I'm posting, here's a link to the TX Statutes, and another one to the CA Statutes.

http://tlo2.tlc.state.tx.us/statutes/index.htm
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html

Both can be easily searched with keywords such as "blind" or "impaired". Have fun.

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Part of the requirements to have the license would be knowledge of the proper use of punctuations.
Good point--nobody wants screwed up "punctuations" on the internet.
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Old December 18, 2006, 10:13 AM   #54
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rhetorical: asked merely for effect with no answer expected.

I hope this clears things up for you.
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Old December 18, 2006, 11:51 AM   #55
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Blind hunters; this is the most ridiculous thing that I have heard. If I were blind, I would miss hunting desperately, but I would find other things to do.
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Old December 18, 2006, 11:49 PM   #56
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rhetorical: asked merely for effect with no answer expected.

I hope this clears things up for you.
Given the number of times you've asked this question "for effect" on this thread, I sincerely hope that you've finally gotten the "effect" that you desired...
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