Inside the Tent: Stop Bird Porn


Does the Audubon Society know about this?

Amid the anarchists, pro-life picketers and anti-war protesters at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Reuters reporter Ed Stoddard talks to a fervid anti-birdwatching activist.

Yes, you read that sentence correctly. The shadowy organization “Stop Bird Porn “ is concerned that birdwatching is a “gateway” to voyeurism: “If people start with birds, they move on to squirrels, bears, mountain goats and eventually humans.

[Editor's note: Our highly attuned sarcasm detectors have determined that there may be a bit of satire going on here.]

Last week at the Democratic National Convention, Columnist Dave Barry took on the Stop Bird Porn crowd in Denver.