Soooo…. I was just at the general store getting a sandwich for a late lunch, and as I walked out, I saw a sign that said “Ham Shoot- two dollars.” I looked at the cashier and said “They’re going to shoot pigs? That hardly seems very sporting.” She looked at me and said “What are you, stupid? They shoot at targets and whoever wins gets a ham.”
I had been operating under the impression that every time I saw a turkey shoot sign, they were actually selling tickets to shoot live turkeys, and that always disgusted me because real animal lovers such as myself don’t shoot turkeys for sport, we buy them at Kroger after they have been tortured for a year in cramped quarters at a turkey farm. At any rate, I was very relieved to learn that they will not be shooting pigs around here any time soon.
Hard to believe I actually grew up in WV, but I guess now you know what I think of any and all gun/hunting culture. I swear, though, I thought they still shot animals like that. I guess I read Bless the Beasts and the Children too many times.