The author had an exchange about the local coyote population in Northern Virginia with a woman on social media. Their discussion serves as a good follow-up to his last article on handling anti-hunters.
As we celebrate 150 years of the NRA and reflect on the progress generated by NRA hunter members over the years, let us also acknowledge that our once widely accepted pastime is being pushed to the fringes then commit to recruiting others to “Join the Hunt.”
Most Americans do not disapprove of hunting. Then again, most Americans don’t really understand much about conservation. As we advocate for hunting’s role on our landscape, it’s important to note arguments that work and don’t work when speaking with nonhunters and anti-hunters.
Itappeared as of last week that thismight bethe yearVirginia finally did away with its draconian ban on Sunday hunting: A bipartisan Sunday huntingbillwas introduced to the senate by a northern Virginia Democrat; apro-hunting governor was in office; and anew study found that allowing hunting on Sundays would bring $296 million and 3,927 jobs to the state.