Skip to comments.Gun Remark Kills Outdoorsman's Career (WP)
Posted on 02/24/2007 5:18:52 PM PST by xsrdx
SEATTLE - Modern hunters rarely become more famous than Jim Zumbo. A mustachioed, barrel-chested outdoors entrepreneur who lives in a log cabin near Yellowstone National Park, he has spent much of his life writing for prominent outdoors magazines, delivering lectures across the country and starring in cable TV shows about big-game hunting in the West.
Zumbo's fame, however, has turned to black-bordered infamy within America's gun culture -- and his multimedia success has come undone. It all happened in the past week, after he publicly criticized the use of military-style assault rifles by hunters, especially those gunning for prairie dogs.
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That's quite a varmint rifle!
Seriously though, the second amendment has nothing to do with hunting.
I'm happy to see so many folks here that understand that.
This is a sad day, though, none the less. (Head in hands)
I agree with every word of your post. Excellent.
Hope you have your asbestos undies handy 'cuz you're gonna need them. I'll be right back after my popcorn comes out of the microwave...;-)
Belated, but well deserved.
I still remember being infuriated with Rush on the day they voted on the AW ban. He started off his show talking about something really important happening in the House that day, and then went off about some BS bill I had never heard of, when I knew they were voting on the AW ban that day. He could have prevented that ban single-handedly if he had simply mentioned it on his show.
That was the great RKBA division of '34, I believe. That was the last time there was real success at spalling off one group of firearms owners and declaring their arms a 'device of evil'.
The 2nd amendment prohibits the federal government from making laws relating to arms - period.
Yes, but the hit parade of infringements just keeps coming and coming.
As long as people are too stupid or historically challenged to realize the founders (who had just wrested control from a tyrannical government) wanted the people to be armed to guard themselves against tyranny, the infringements will continue.
Hunting was viewed as a 'right' in need of protection about as much as we would seek to protect the right to go grocery shopping today.
That your gun and ammo? Impressive rounds.
Yup. But AnAmericanMother mentioned "assault weapons", so...
Also, there are often lurkers on these threads, including some who don't know a whole lot about firearms.
I try to keep that in mind, when posting to threads like this. I hope it doesn't make me sound too much like a broken record.
I think that will be the case for a long time. The sheeple seem to like being house slaves. It is pretty sad what happened to this country.
They won't stop until they get the guns designed to project the dangerous chemical dihydrogen monoxide. (did you know that even small children can legally buy them - with no background check?)
I can't take credit for it. I found it over at AR15.COM
I've got a couple, maybe three more I found there, and elsewhere, if anyone wants a chuckle.
Just trying to square the document with reality. Somewhere along the line we lost our rights to bear whatever arms we need to overthrow our government. Even the NRA doesn't seem interested in allowing that. So if the intent of the 2nd amendment was to keep government at bay through the threat of force and a bloody revolution every 200 years, how is that possible today?
That stuff can kill you! It should be banned for the children. They should make that a controlled substance to save the children from accidental poisoning.
The Washington Post one published anti-gun articles or Editorials over 300 days in a row. Don't expect truth from them. They are the "running dog lackys" of the forces of tyranny. The best thing about the Compost is that its circulation is declining like all other urban marxist rags
no wonder the groundhog didn't come out this year...
See post 103 above. Same idiot.
My personal opinion is that the battle rifle should be brought back for regular troops. "Spray and pray" has been no substitute for good marksmanship.
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