Hunting And Trophy Hunting Should Not Be Considered A Sport

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Holden Wiggins Mrs. Lanham English 101 2 Oct. 2015 Outline Claim: Hunting/ trophy hunting should not be considered a sport because it does not meet the requirements; it’s morally and ethically wrong. I.) Hunting does not meet the requirements to be considered a sport. A.) A sport must have rules and be fair. 1.) Hunting for game only results in the unjust death of animals. 2.) It is not fair to destroy the environment and tear apart species’ families. B.) A sport should not be extremely harmful to any of the players. 1.) Animals become extinct or endangered. 2.) They also do not know they are being hunted and they do not deserve to be killed for no reason. II.) Hunting does fit the definition of what is considered to be a sport. A.) Hunting is a sport because it’s a physical/ recreational activity. 1.) It is a form of entertainment. 2.) It is also a form of competition as well. B.) Hunters believe it should be considered a sport because it does no harm to the environment. 1.) It controls wildlife and balances out populations. 2.) It provides resources for humans. III.) Hunting is still extremely harmful and causes many conflicts to be considered a sport. A.) Hunters don’t follow the rules or play fair. B.) Animals are forced to participate in hunting and are killed in the process. Title A recent death of a lion named Cecil from Hwage National Park in Zimbabwe was brought into the world 's attention and it definitely caught my eye. The murder of this beloved animal sparked

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