Duck shooting in Victoria

To: Philip Veerman <>
Subject: Duck shooting in Victoria
From: Dave Torr <>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 02:25:51 +0000
Last opinion poll I can find in a quick Google showed 75% of victorians
want it banned. But of course that includes all those latte-sipping
Greenies who can be safely ignored.....

On 20 March 2017 at 13:20, Philip Veerman <> wrote:

> Is it just possible, sadly, that people who enjoy slaughtering ducks and
> other fowl, also vote? Maybe the majority of voters in marginal seats are
> in
> that group, or even those who don't really care about ducks but just object
> to government making rules that say you can't do whatever.... Are we right
> to think we or our opinion are in the majority? I wish we were. I don't
> know
> that appealing to votes will help a lot. I would like the issue to be
> decided on more rational grounds.
> Philip
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> It is allowed because no one brings enough pressure to bear on marginal
> seats.  Nothing concentrates the
> mind of a politician than the thought of the loss of his or her seat.
> David Robertson
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