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Jordan Sillars

Jordan Sillars

Jordan Sillars is a supporting editor at MeatEater who writes about firearms, conservation, and American literature. He hails from the East Texas piney woods, where he likes pursuing squirrels, whitetail, wild hogs, and sand bass (but mostly squirrels).

Recent Posts

What Hunters Should Know About the New Gun Bill

Policy & Legislation

What Hunters Should Know About the New Gun Bill

In two bipartisan votes in as many days, the U.S. Congress passed the first major piece of gun-related legislation in over two decades this week. While the bill covers mental health, school security, background checks, “red flag” laws, straw purchases, and domestic violence, it does not include many...
'Right to Food' Lawsuit Could End Maine Sunday Hunting Ban

Policy & Legislation

'Right to Food' Lawsuit Could End Maine Sunday Hunting Ban

Does a “right to food” supersede a ban on Sunday hunting? That’s the question at the heart of a novel lawsuit filed in Maine last month. The plaintiffs, a husband and wife with four children, claim the state’s prohibition against Sunday hunting violates their “natural, inherent and unalienable right...
3 Things You Need to Know About President Biden's Gun Orders

Policy & Legislation

3 Things You Need to Know About President Biden's Gun Orders

President Joe Biden launched his first salvo at curbing gun violence this month with a slate of six executive orders aimed at regulating gun ownership, addressing mass shootings, and installing new leadership in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. In a speech announcing the orders...