trophy hunting

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Divide and Conquer: How Animal Advocates Always Manage to Lose

Divide and Conquer. It’s one of the oldest and most effective strategies for getting and holding power. Divide and Conquer works by creating in-fighting within a group of people. Take animal advocates, for example. Our numbers are staggering. If effectively harnessed, we are a force to be reckoned with. But the movement is divided between animal welfarists and animal rights … Continue reading

What We’ve Learned About Ourselves Since Cecil was Murdered

Unless you’ve been hiding from social media for the past few weeks, you know that Cecil, the beloved African lion of Zimbabwe, was lured from the Hwange National Park and killed by Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer to become a trophy on Palmer’s wall. So what’s happened since? The world has learned that the numbers of animal welfare advocates … Continue reading

The Hunt is On!

I grew up in the South, where hunting is a rite of passage. Parents and grandparents take children out in the crisp, cold air and teach them to kill animals. Then the animals are processed and eaten. Hunting was all about providing food for the family. And today, many men and women still hunt to … Continue reading

Advice From Dear DeDe!

Oh Dog! It’s Sunday, so it’s once again time for some advice from Dear DeDe! That’s me! There have been some items in the news that have disturbed me lately. Donald Trump’s sons Donald Jr. and Eric apparently were photographed with dead animals they hunted while on a safari in Africa. The safari took place … Continue reading

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