September 21, 2007, - 4:58 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
Even though it’s against my religion to hunt, I totally get why it’s natural and necessary for humans to hunt, and I defend all Americans’ right to do so.
Detroit Free Press columnist and sportsman Eric Sharp gets it, too. His column on hunting and the natural, basic human instinct to do so is a must-read. An excerpt:
Responding to a recent column about declining hunter numbers, a reader asked what probably is the most pertinent question of all: Why should people hunt?
It’s something I’ve thought a lot about over the years and have come up with my own list of reasons. But all are predicated on the most basic imperative — hunting is in our genes.
Read the whole thing.
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