Why I Might Give Up Eating Meat…Forever

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“I do not like to feel trapped by a box of one size fits all manliness, and a template for stepping outside of it, even in a realm as simple as that of cuisine, feels like a liberating idea,” writes strongman and BBQ aficionado N.C. Harrison.

A Day w/o Gun Sanity = A Day with Senseless Death & Heartbreak

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Sending our kids to elementary school or college, attending a political rally or going to the movies, hanging out at the corner store or walking home with a snack, should not be a death sentence.

What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Guns

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Love them or hate them, chances are if you were raised in America someone in your family owned a gun. James Stafford tells his family tale of firearms, and of the event that holstered his forever.

“Guns themselves are not the issue, taking lives is.”

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This comment by Mike Welch on the post The Handgun Rules

Poetry Book Review: Brock Guthrie’s “Contemplative Man”

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Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Brock Guthrie’s forthcoming debut poetry book Contemplative Man, a “blunt and evocative” offering from Sibling Rivalry Press.

Shooting an Elephant

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In deceptively simple language, Lee Patton brings together mortality and isolation, elephants and teeth.

Do You Hate This Man Enough To Hope He Gets Cancer?

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Where is the line between mindless slaughter and good conservation? Is there one?

My Wife and I Work for Food and Shelter

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How we stopped using our money and revitalized our marriage.

Have Yourself A Tacky Christmas: Psycho Shootin’ Santa

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If encountered, stand up straight and walk away slowly.

A Modern Day Genocide in The Americas: Part 1

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Karapiru’s story of life on the run.

Military Dad Makes Camo Prom Dress for Daughter

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Mariah Herron was frustrated because, like many girls, she couldn’t find find the right prom dress. Her prerequisites: affordable and made of camouflage fabric.

A Theology of Hunting

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“If you don’t hunt, you might not understand it. It’s a bit like explaining the Eucharist to a Hindu.”

Gun Dreams

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In our fantasies, a gun ends all arguments in our favor.

Learning How to Grow

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After a stroke, Bryce Emley’s father suffers permanent physical and mental impairment, but the cruelest effect has been the damage to his manhood.

Hunting for Dad: How Men Bond and Why Family Comes First

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Three generations of hunters say good-bye to the patriarch and take aim at Big Snotty

Paid to Stay out of the Way

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Most boys learn to be a “real man” from their dad. Mine paid me to stay out of his way.