HUNTING'S BAD SPORTS

SIX STATES AIM TO BAN DEPLORABLE PRACTICES LIKE BEARBAITING--AND EVEN SOME HUNTERS APPROVE

Lynn Fritchman, a third-generation Idahoan and retired Army colonel, likes to shoot game animals as much as anyone else in his rugged state, where 1 out of 5 residents has a hunting license. But when it comes to bagging a black bear, one of Idaho's choice trophies, he won't have anything to do with two popular hunting methods: using bait to coax it to a killing ground and using dogs to tree it. Says Fritchman: "It's deplorable. Those things take all the sport out of hunting."

Like a growing number of hunters, Fritchman has joined cause with animal-rights activists like the...

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