Just in time for weekend news reports comes a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate for Americans who legally killed polar bears in Canada five years ago, but didn’t get their trophy furs across the border before the 2008 law banning import of dead bear parts was passed.
Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch introduced something called the “POLAR BEAR CONSERVATION AND FAIRNESS ACT OF 2013.” The bill does nothing in the way of conservation for polar bears, probably is more humiliating than fair to the bears, and obviously would apply to a very select group of hunters who killed a bear 5 years ago and still want to bring home “proof of purchase.”
The GUARDIAN suggests the more appropriate name for the bill would be the “BIG BAD BEAR BILL” or perhaps the “NAKED BABY PHOTO BACKGROUND” bill. The SENATORS would no doubt appreciate your constituent comments.
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