I'm pretty sure that PETA doesn't support hunting or those involved. PETA's leadership supports the ALF (Animal Liberation Front) an organizations which has been deemed terrorist by the United States government. They want a complete seperation of humans and wildlife (including hunters) and will stop at nothing to achieve their goals. Any hunter who supports this organization is totally misinformed and is working to destroy the sport that he/she loves. The only PETA that I will support is PETA: People for eating tastey animals!
Seriously, do some research. This organization's values are not congruent with the values of hunters, or realistic for responsible wildlife management. I hope that this post was a joke because PETA will not represent your rights as a hunter or as an American.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...