From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

It is only the prejudice of our species that justifies culling the deer population while protecting our own. BRINNING Boston, Dec. To the Editor: In “ Hunting Deer With My Flintlock ” (Op-Ed, Dec. 26), Seamus McGraw says he has a responsibility to kill deer because there are too many. He has volunteered to kill a deer cruelly, ineptly and with an outdated weapon that causes additional suffering to the deer.