DRAMATIC VIDEO of DRONE DOWNING MADE PUBLIC
Analysis Reveals Someone in Sen. Jim Inhofe's Pigeon Shoot Fundraiser Fired Rifle to Shoot Down Drone Aircraft Recording Animal Abuse
OKLAHOMA – An observation drone – nicknamed "Angel" – shot down while monitoring a pigeon-killing fundraiser for Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) late last Friday near Altus in rural Oklahoma was definitely the victim of a purposeful attack, according to the results of an examination of the aircraft by an animal protection watchdog group. Sen. Inhofe was participating in the pigeon shoot when the drone was shot.The video shows extensive damage to one of Angel's motors, where the electronics were visibly blown away.
On August 7, 2014, SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) received an anonymous letter informing us that United States Senator Jim Inhofe, Republican of Oklahoma, was to have a live pigeon shoot as part of his fundraising event on September 5, 2014, at the Quartz Mountain Lodge in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma. The fundraiser was to support the "Friends of Jim Inhofe and the Fund For A Conservative Future."
October 1, 2014
The leader of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma apologized for attending a live pigeon shoot but said he didn't kill any birds despite the existence of a video that shows him with a gun during the event.
OKLAHOMA – U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) may have violated several federal ethics, tax and other laws, in addition to breaking Oklahoma criminal statues at a campaign fundraising event he held in 2014 in which he participated in shooting pigeons at point-blank-range, according to a nearly year-long investigation by an international animal protection watchdog. (www.Inhofecruelty.com) After a nearly year-long investigation, SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness) is filing documents with appropriate federal and state agencies.
On September 30th, 2014 Cherokee Nation member Twila Barns spoke out against Principal Chief Bill John Baker's participation in Senator Inhofe's pigeon shoot fundraiser held on on September 5, 2014. Thousands of birds were shot as sport and entertainment during this event.