Women Hunters, Lifestyle Choices and Tolerance

Apparently, today is a day for me to rant against stupidity. This afternoon’s exhibit: Antis Threatening Women: Average women hunters being targeted for promoting lifestyle. Antis threatening female hunters is nothing new. Over the past half year or so it seems like there’s been an onslaught of threats directed towards celebrity female hunters. Melissa Bachman came under attack for hunting a male lion in Africa. USA Olympic Medalist Corey Cogdell was threatened after she posted some photos of her hunting to Facebook. Olivia Opre had to have her Facebook disabled for a while due to the amount of bullying she was …

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A Girl’s Guide to Hunting

I have a confession to make: I’ve never hunted before. Sure, I grew up camping and fishing, but the only living thing I’ve ever shot was a snapping turtle. With a pellet gun. Hunting just wasn’t something I grew up around, for a myriad of reasons. I guess partially because of that, my thoughts on hunting were along the lines of, “But I could never shoot Bambi!” And honestly, if you’d told me even a few years ago that I would own my very own shotgun and rifle, I would have thought you were crazy. Well, to be fair, I’ve …

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