[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]
Re: Sue & Joe Tipman
>Bill Hunt writes:
>>>BHI deserves our support, however we can give it.
>Nonsense. The BHI, the ALAA, and Tim Johnson of South Dakota are in the
>middle of an attempt to pass legislation that will allow commercial
>collectors full access to all fossils on all Federal Lands. Amateur and
>professional paleontologists should unite to defeat the proposed bill
>because, if passed, it will benefit *only* commercial collectors, and we
>will see a drastic loss of new discoveries to the private market.
How so? And so what? The copy of the bill that I have seems like a good
compromise for all parties involved. It could probably use some beefing up
in how to make sure commercial concerns are complying with the stipulations
of the law, but I don't see how it's going to be the disaster you make it
out to be.
** THE DINOSTORE. Our products include Dinosaur related books, the Battat **
** 1/40th scale Museum of Science collection, fine fossil replicas by **
** Skullduggery, and Safari Poison Dart Frogs. Price list current as of **
** 9/19/95. T. rex is the Dinosaur-of-the-Month. Visit our home page at **
** http://www.infinet.com/~jpoling/ for price lists and dinosaur essays. **