New Zealand

Public Backlash Against The Lion-Killing 'Hardcore Huntress'

Public Backlash Against The Lion-Killing 'Hardcore Huntress'

When American TV presenter, Melissa Bachman posted a photo of herself grinning over the body of a huge male lion she’d shot on safari in the northern Limpopo province of South Africa at a so-called Maroi “conservancy” (actually a legalized canned hunting reserve which even advertises all the animals you’re allowed to kill on their land, including rare giraffes and zebras), she ignited a social media firestorm.

Bringing Democracy To YOUR Country

New Zealanders and Australians have good reason to fear the “Americanization” of their civil liberties. And the US didn’t have to even employ one single soldier to do it, either.

Open Thread

Open Thread - terrific pro-gay marriage speech from the floor of the New Zealand Parliament.