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.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...