From the _Chicago Tribune:
_Mourning doves may want to lay low as the Iowa Legislature again debates whether to allow hunting of the birds.
_Des Moines Sen. Dick Dearden, one of the main backers of the measure, acknowledged Monday the proposal to establish a hunting season for the doves upsets some people, but he said at least 40 states have already done so. That includes all of Iowa’s neighboring states. . .
n addition to pleasing hunters, he said such a move could help rural economies by bring more people into their communities.