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NRA Secretly Backs Group Aiming To Save Elephants Now, Kill Them Later

A couple of weeks ago, a group called the Elephant Protection Association (EPA) sent an email to a Maryland woman with elephant-hugging tendencies after she'd registered for membership online. There was an important measure coming before the General Assembly in Annapolis, HB713, which would restrict the sale of… »3/03/15 5:55pm3/03/15 5:55pm

Teen World Cup Fan's Hunting Photo May Have Killed Her Modeling Career

It's a been a tough week for blonde teenagers who pose for Facebook photos with dead African animals. First, 19-year-old big-game hunter Kendall Jones had her photos of trophy leopards, elephants and rhinos scrubbed from Facebook after an internet backlash. Now the career of a 17-year-old Belgian model, discovered in… »7/11/14 11:05am7/11/14 11:05am

NBC Sports Network Cancels NRA-Sponsored Elephant Hunting Show

NBC Sports Network is dumping the show that featured a guy shooting an elephant in the face. The show—hosted by NRA lobbyist Tony Makris—isn't being canceled for that episode with the elephant shooting, exactly (though that didn't help). Instead it's because Makris compared his critics to Hitler earlier this week. He… »9/28/13 8:44am9/28/13 8:44am

No, It’s Not Ironic Justice That A Hunter Was Murdered By A Jealous Husband With A Handgun

Gregory G. Rodriguez was having a glass of wine at a friend's home when her husband showed up and shot him to death. The husband, Wayne Bengston, pictured above, then beat up his wife, took their 2-year-old kid to a relative's house, and drove away to kill himself. This is all according to police in Whitefish, Mont.,… »3/09/13 3:52pm3/09/13 3:52pm

West Virginia Student Mascot Shoots A Bear; Bear Falls Out Of A Tree; Everyone Hollers

According to the YouTube description, this is Jonathan Kimble, the senior who's spending this year as the Mountaineer, WVU's (human) mascot. The costume includes coonskin cap, buckskin jacket, and a usually-unloaded musket. It's black bear season and Kimble proved, at the expense of a bear driven into a tree, that… »12/04/12 11:45pm12/04/12 11:45pm