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Point and Shoot: The Lies of the Gun Lobby

Ari Weisbrot | Posted 01.27.2014 | Crime
Ari Weisbrot

People like to carry guns. People like to shoot guns. They will rely upon any justification they can find. But it is a canard. It has no basis in the constitution. It is a right that serves no one but the nuts with small guns who feel that carrying a weapon somehow makes them a man. This will never change.

Energy Bills Would Limit the 'Public' in Our Public Lands

Ann Morgan | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Ann Morgan

What happened to the concern for the lands that belong to all Americans?

Hunter Kills Man's Dog After Mistaking It For A Wolf

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

What started as just another ski trip for Layne Spence and his three dogs quickly became tragic Sunday, when a hunter killed one of Spence's dogs afte...

Melissa Bachman's Sport Killing of a Lion Sends the Wrong Message

Jeffrey Flocken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jeffrey Flocken

With as few as 32,000 lions remaining in the wild, the once ubiquitous animals are rapidly disappearing from the African landscape.

Why This Bad-Ass Bat Killer Doesn't Post!

Dan Levitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Dan Levitz

So, it's late afternoon on a nice autumn day and I walk in to the den to find the disgusting creature inside the house!

Cowboy Culture on Ted Turner's Ranch

Judith Fein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

Photos by Paul Ross A month ago, if you mentioned "hunting" to me, I would turn blue, as though my oxygen supply had been cut off. Guns? Shooting inn...

GRAPHIC PHOTO: If You Bowhunt, This Could Happen

Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

Susan Darrah of Boonton, N.J., says she was stunned last week when she saw a deer with an arrow stuck in its head wandering through her backyard. On N...

Seeing the Forest, the Trees, Animals and People Too: This Week in Seeding the Change

Ari Nessel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every day of the week, The Pollination Project provides $1000 in seed funding to an individual who is working to make the world -- or just their own community -- a better, more peaceful and more sustainable place. Here are the extraordinary people and ideas changing the world this week.

Christina Wilkie

Group To Auction Black Rhino Hunting Permit To Save The Black Rhino

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Dallas Safari Club, a Texas-based trophy hunting group, has announced plans to auction off a permit to hunt and kill a black rhino, ...

Dangerous Games: a Studio Visit With Molly Jo Shea

Virginia Broersma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Molly Jo Shea's art straddles the boundary between satire and an admiring embrace of those things she may or may not be critiquing and invites the viewer to laugh affectionately and be disgusted right along with her.

Guns Don't Kill People, Dogs Kill People

Louis Klarevas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Louis Klarevas

Well, it turns out that the unofficial mantra of the National Rifle Association (NRA) carries a degree of validity. Guns don't shoot and kill people. Dogs do.

Does Natural Cruelty Say Anything About Livestock Farming?

Bob Comis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bob Comis

Gregor sees a mouse, attacks it, plays with it, kills it, and, if he is hungry, eats it. That, simply, is what he does. Why, then, is what I do so hard, so complicated, so unsimple? Why cannot I, simply, do what I do?

Gov. Brown and California Must Lead the Way on Lead Ammunition

Shaye Wolf | Posted 12.03.2013 | Green
Shaye Wolf

Though we've long-known there are no safe levels of lead exposure, it's always taken a law to get the lead out of pretty much anything in this country.

This Shark-Swimming, Spearfishing Superwoman Might Make You Rethink Your Life

Posted 10.04.2013 | Women

This is Kimi Werner. Kimi lives almost entirely off the land on the North Shore of Oahu. This is how she grocery shops -- she freedives and spe...

Hawaii... A Hunter's Paradise?

Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

Most avid sportsmen plan trips to the south or the midwest for their hunting trips. But there's a new destination to add to the mix, and it doesn't re...

NRA-Sponsored Hunting Show Axed After Host Compares Critics To Hitler

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

NBC Sports Network gave a controversial NRA-sponsored safari hunting show the axe over the weekend, ending a week of controversy that was initially sp...

NBC Sports Responds To Backlash Over Show In Which NRA Lobbyist Killed Elephant

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

NBC Sports Network was forced to respond to a flurry of criticism this week, after the internet caught wind of a show that depicts safari hunting for ...

This Land Was Made For You and Me

Jason A. Atkinson | Posted 09.26.2013 | Green
Jason A. Atkinson

An annual pilgrimage begins this week. Thousands of Americans are excitedly unpacking boxes from Cabelas and Orvis and planning to leave the office ea...

Gun Lobbyist Kills Elephant In NRA-Sponsored TV Show

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

National Rifle Association lobbyist Tony Makris loves killing big game, and in a recent episode of "Under Wild Skies," he shoots down one of the bigge...

Wild Pigs in Texas

Dark Rye | Posted 09.19.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

Chef Jesse Griffiths on ethical hunting.

This Deadly Lead Ammo Myth Is Killing Wildlife and Putting You at Risk

David Yarnold | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green
David Yarnold

Don't care much about birds? How about the lead on dinner tables across California?

Transgender Children, a Tree Stand and Family Traditions

Wayne Maines | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Maines

I wish that parents of transgender kids had more opportunities to pass on family traditions, but we are more often struggling with daily survival. It makes me very sad.

NRA Video Promotes Ted Nugent's Fave Hobby: Shooting Feral Pigs From Helicopters

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Seeing what a feral hog hunt actually looks like, and knowing that he's a cheerful promoter as well as participant, Nugent's "joke" about gunning down "South Central" residents now has a dark visual resonance.

I'm With Stupid: The Drone Mutiny and Its Accompanying Bounty

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Even if no drones appear, Deer Trail envisions the hunting-license program as a potential moneymaker, an economic shot in the arm for a town that could probably use one.

Our Beef Doesn't Burn: Ranchers Speak out Against Drilling Colorado's Thompson Divide

Zachary Podmore | Posted 06.25.2013 | Denver
Zachary Podmore

Melton is worried about proposed natural gas drilling in the Thompson Divide, which borders his property. He estimates that half of his business is done on leased national forest lands where he takes guests on rides through the summer and leads hunting trips in the fall.