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Arizona Keeps Killing Condors

National Forests are public land, and hunting on them is a privilege, not a right. When hunters go into National Forests to kill the animals they find there, the least we can do is to require them to use ammunition that doesn’t spread toxins into the ecosystem, killing wildlife that the hunters weren’t even aiming at. [...]

Taking out the Terrorists with your Handgun: No Bag Limit… or No Bag?

Every time I see this sticker on a car or truck in the United States, I roll my eyes:

“Gun Owner — No Bag Limit,” the “terrorist hunting permit” reads. There’s a pistol in the background. The message isn’t too subtle: thanks to the 2nd Amendment and gun ownership rights, those terrorists are on [...]

House of Hunting Hype

This advertisement for the Netflix original show House of Cards appeared on my screen, and I just couldn’t resist.

Hunt or be hunted? In what kind of stupid world are those the only choices? Simple qualities are boring.

I choose the alternative, take a nap. My dreams will be much more interesting than [...]

Mammologists Slam Obama For Rush To Create Nationwide Wolf Hunts

Mammologists conduct actual scientific studies of animal populations and their behaviors. They don’t just rely on anecdotal evidence, as the pro-hunting lobby does. Here’s what mammologists have observed about wolves in the United States… [...]

A Start To A Very Dingell Work Week

At his pheasant hunt at a Maryland shooting sanctuary, Congressman Dingell may not bag any birds, but that won’t stop him from stopping to pick up the bundles of cash that influence peddlers have left lying around on the ground. [...]

Making Peace With Wolves

A plan to kill hundreds of wolves in Wyoming was announced this week. As hatred of wolves is growing, level headed Americans have a responsibility to encourage a more balanced view. [...]

The Hunted Wolf

Wolves in Germany, Washington and Wisconsin are being hunted down and killed. [...]

Obama Administration Ignores Hunters In Arizona

By going forward with the Bush plan for off road vehicles all over the Kaibab, the Obama Administration has managed to ignore the will of conservationists and hunters alike. [...]

When Did God Give People The Right To Own Guns?

I can’t think of any piece of scripture in which God declares that people have the right to self-defense. Which passage would that be? The one where Jesus says to turn the other cheek? [...]

Another Wasilla Resident Speaks Out Against Palin

Sarah Palin’s ethic, shooting moose to show off for the cameras and hunting wolves from helicopters, chanting drill baby drill at the Republican National Convention, doesn’t fit with the Alaskan ethic. [...]