The Royal Spanish Federation of Hunting is hitting back at the animal activists who threatened and cyber bullied popular huntress 27-year-old Melania Capitan.
RSFH released a statement announcing it “strongly condemns these attitudes and will not allow any type of harassment to the hunting group, made up of more than one million people, by radicals who want to impose their vegan-animalistic totalitarian doctrines in our democratic society and plural.”
As we reported Monday, the well-known blogger and hunter had gained thousands of followers by sharing her experiences in the outdoors with her fans. But after being hounded and threatened on social media by animal rights activists, Capitan reportedly committed suicide Wednesday to end the harassment. Sources say the young huntress left a note for friends before ending her life in response to the bullying – which didn’t end after her death. (as evidenced on our own Facebook page)
Sources say the young huntress left a note for friends before ending her life in response to the bullying – which didn’t end after her death. (as evidenced on our own Facebook page)
According to a statement from the RSFH:
The Royal Spanish Federation of Hunting prepares a criminal complaint (to be presented on Monday, July 24 in the Public Prosecutor’s Office) against animal terrorism, which has once again made an intolerant and violent attack against the hunting group, with insults , Insults, calumnies, threats, even death, after the tragic, sad and sad death of Captain Melania.
The president of the RFEC, Ángel López Maraver, has indicated that the first thing is the respect to the family before the circumstances in which the loss of this young huntress has occurred. But they will not tolerate attacks from animalists that she and the group are receiving, and therefore, the RFEC will take appropriate legal action against all those who, lacking the slightest humanity, with threats and everything Kind of disqualifications, are tainting the memory of a human life by its condition of the hunter.
The Legal Services of the RFEC have stated that the fundamentalist eco-terrorism that prevails in social networks is violating the rule of law, by restricting the personal freedoms of hunters, who practice a totally legal and regulated activity.
While I’m not optimistic that their efforts would set a precedent here in the U.S., as a hunter, I have to say it’s refreshing to see this organization stand up against hate speech toward hunters.