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Colorado town considers licensing bounty hunters to shoot down drones

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Greg Campbell
Daily Caller [1]
July 17, 2013

The tiny town of Deer Trail, Colo. — barely more than a wide spot on Interstate 70 about 55 miles east of Denver, population 546 — is considering an ordinance that would authorize licensed bounty hunters to shoot down unmanned aircraft violating its “sovereign airspace.”

A six-page petition circulated by a resident says that the threat of surveillance from drones — regardless of who is piloting them — is a threat to “traditional American ideas of Liberty and Freedom” enjoyed by Deer Trail’s “ranchers, farmers, cowboys and Indians, as well as contemporary citizens.”

Therefore, drone incursions are to be seen as acts of war.

According to the proposed ordinance, which will be considered by the town council at its next meeting on Aug. 6, prospective bounty hunters can get a one-year drone-hunting license for $25.

Proposed bounties will be $25 for those turning in the wings or fuselage of downed aircraft and $100 for mostly intact vehicles. To collect the bounty, the wreckage must have “markings, and configuration … consistent with those used by the United States federal government.”

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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/16/colorado-town-considers-licensing-bounty-hunters-to-shoot-down-drones/

[2] Town To Issue Licenses and Bounties To Shoot Down Drones: “They Fly In Town, They Get Shot Down” *Video*: http://www.prisonplanet.com/town-to-issue-licenses-and-bounties-to-shoot-down-drones-they-fly-in-town-they-get-shot-down-video.html

[3] FAA Asks: Please Don’t Shoot Down the Drones: http://www.prisonplanet.com/faa-asks-please-dont-shoot-down-the-drones.html

[4] PETA Plans to Fly Drones That Would ‘Stalk Hunters’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/peta-plans-to-fly-drones-that-would-stalk-hunters.html

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