The bear was not threatening...just call the park service/rangers and they can remove it...no need for this senseless killing...
God, how easily you all justify your bloodthirsty natures.
In the end, however, it's a shame that people are invading the bear's space forcing them to come into somebody's house.
I couldn't agree more...let's hear it for the kid.:congrats::congrats:BikerRN wrote on Nov 17, 2009 12:23 AM:
" As I read the various postings I am saddened by the obvious lack of understanding by the non-rural folks of what living in a rural environment entails.
There is nothing wrong with a child being able to shoot a firearm, or having access to a gun in such an environemnt provided they have proven themselves to have the maturity for the responsibility they are afforded. Please do not impose your standards of civilization upon those of us that choose not to live in a more metropolitan area.
In my humble opinion, this young man did the right thing and stood as a man in a time of trial. No higher compliment can be paid to him. "