Rifling Through America's Hunting Culture | Connecticut Public Radio

Rifling Through America's Hunting Culture

Dec 13, 2018

Whether for sport or sustenance; by rifle or crossbow, hunting has long been a part of the human experience.

This hour, we look back on our relationship with hunting and consider what it means to hunt today.

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Vox: How America's hunting culture shaped masculinity, environmentalism, and the NRA - "Though the sport has diminished in the culture and participation continues to dwindle, hunting still causes great controversy in America -- intersecting with issues including gun control, animal rights, and environmentalism."

Scientific American: Does Hunting Help or Hurt the Environment? - "Perhaps matching the trend among the public, green leaders are increasingly advocating for cooperation between hunters and environmental groups: After all, both lament urban sprawl and habitat destruction."

Chion Wolf contributed to this show, which originally aired on October 11, 2018.