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.
So it's early September and you just took your first elk with a bow! Chances are you are feeling pretty good at this point. You get all your trophy pictures taken and the adrenaline starts to wear off. Now you start to think about the massive chore at hand. You have your work cut out for you! This early in the fall, chances are it's going to be hot when you go to field dress your animal. One of the complications that hot weather brings forth is BUGS. They will land on you and your animal, lay...