Another thing, if you don't want to carry a handgun, then fine, don't.
If you want to buy your animal already cooked in a restaurant, fine.
If you want to buy your already dead animal from the grocery store, fine.
You want to raise your own animals and slaughter them with a knife, then fine.
You want to go out and chase animals with a rifle, fine.
You want to go after animals with a handgun, fine.
You want to stalk animals with a muzzleloader, fine.
You want to pursue animals with a bow, fine.
You want to trap animals, fine.
What the heck makes one type of those things so much more superior than the others? What makes someone who does the one want to put down people who do the other?