Interesting read. The authors point that abolition of hunting is "legitimate and American as previous successful social struggles", suggests a truly warped perspective.
To put hunting on the same scale as child labor reformation, the civil rights movement, and women's sufferage is astounding and belittles some movements mentioned. Animals are not people.
Animals are not part of the social order of humans. This seems an almost trivial point, put nearly all anti-hunting rants start out with the assumption that animals are "near human" or even human. A huge leap of faith, but yet the entire animal-rights movement is predicated on this assumption.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...