(via The Guardian)
Great news - Costa Rica bans hunting as a sport! 
(via Seattle Times) 
Fishing with rifle backfires on Thurston County man
A Thurston County man says he accidentally shot himself in the head with his rifle while he was “fishing” for salmon.
Well, payback is hell…

(via Seattle Times

Fishing with rifle backfires on Thurston County man

A Thurston County man says he accidentally shot himself in the head with his rifle while he was “fishing” for salmon.

Well, payback is hell…

Animal welfare advocates celebrated one success after another in Sacramento — the latest example of a continuing trend in which new laws to prohibit certain types of hunting, increase penalties for animal cruelty and boost other animal protections are gaining momentum in California, often with bipartisan support.

(via azcentral)
Calif. hunter slips, accidentally kills companion
On Saturday 27-year-old Ker Her of Clovis was killed near Lake Isabella when his hunting companion slipped and fell. The Bakersfield Californian reports that the man’s finger was on the trigger, and when he hit the ground the rifle fired.

(via azcentral)

Calif. hunter slips, accidentally kills companion

On Saturday 27-year-old Ker Her of Clovis was killed near Lake Isabella when his hunting companion slipped and fell. The Bakersfield Californian reports that the man’s finger was on the trigger, and when he hit the ground the rifle fired.

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
Ellen DeGeneres

Think he is overcompensating for something?

A 52-year-old Brandon woman is recovering after her boyfriend accidentally shot her instead of a hog while the two were hunting in Central Florida.

(via Huffington Post Green) The privileged apples have fallen far from the tree. Donald Trump Sr., who has worked with PETA in the past, prefers to hunt for new entrepreneurial opportunities, not animals to kill. While The Donald is a dignified-enough dad not to blast his own progeny, he did say, “I am not a believer in hunting and I’m surprised they like it.”