Hunter, author and TV star Steven Rinella is often seen as a frontman for hunters and meat eaters. His fame comes with the responsibility to defend his hunting morals and rights as a carnivore.
On his website, Rinella points out, “As a hunter, the question comes up all the time: how can I justify the killing of animals for food? My reply varies according to the circumstances, particularly to whether or not the person is actually willing to hear my response. Recently, I was posed this question while promoting my new book, Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter, at a Greenlight Bookstore event in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Here’s what happened.”