Conservative politician campaign supported by convicted hunters
Paul Larby, Peter White and Jane Wright guilty of hunting a mammal with dogs

Conservative politician campaign supported by convicted hunters

Ben Bradley's (the Conservative Party candidate for Mansfield) campaign is being supported by members of a hunt recently convicted of a criminal act.

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CPS must start to hunt the hunters

Penny Little responds to the claim by Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of the Crown Prosecution Service, that it is wrong to imply that the CPS is "reluctant to, and does not, prosecute hunting offences".

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The cost of preventing cruelty in the UK

Alan Kirby of Protect Our Wild Animals explains the background to the successful RSPCA prosecution against David Cameron's favourite hunt and the failings of the British justice system.

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DEATH OF A HERO – Kevin Saunders

It is with the greatest regret that I have to announce the death of Kevin Saunders, the Press Officer of the League Against Cruel Sports in the 1990s.

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The “Countryside Against the London Olympics”

As the Olympics head to London, Mike Huskisson looks at the reaction of the bloodsport minority to the prospect of real sports. Countryside Alliance chairman, Kate Hoey, isn't a happy bunny.

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GWCT scientist clutching at straws

Jonathan Reynolds, senior research scientist at the shooting industry's Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, commented: "We don't know why they [foxes] are getting bigger, but one possible explanation is that they are getting better fed in urban areas."

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BBC regurgitate bloodsport propaganda as news

On the subject of hunting with hounds, impartiality is rarely a consideration for the BBC, almost every one of their regular reports on hunting leads with the pro-hunt viewpoint with a token quote from a wildlife advocate for 'balance'.

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Reverend blames hunting ban for women’s deaths
OFFENSIVE: Reverend George Pitcher

Reverend blames hunting ban for women’s deaths

While three women were shot dead in Peterlee, how many officers were busy policing the hunting ban? The Reverend Pitcher wants to know.

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Wasting taxpayers’ money UKIP style
DELUDED: UKIP Jane Collins

Wasting taxpayers’ money UKIP style

The UK Independence Party (UKIP), a posh version of the BNP, wants to waste £120million of British taxpayers' money to foot a referendum on fox-hunting.

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RBS chief Stephen Hester at play
Stephen Hester RBS hunting

RBS chief Stephen Hester at play

After being hounded by the media and politicians alike, RBS chief Stephen Hester has reluctantly waived his £963.000 bonus for 2011. It appears that the fox-hunt fanatic isn't too keen on hunting when he's the quarry.

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Badger Cull: Shropshire Star misleading its readers

On the day much of the media were reporting on the jailing of four thugs who were caught laughing as their dogs tore badgers to pieces, the Shropshire Star found a wildlife site owner who was happy to denigrate badgers.

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Attention-seeking Quentin Letts loses the plot again
Quentin Letts

Attention-seeking Quentin Letts loses the plot again

Daily Mail hack Quentin Letts can usually be found getting his knickers in a twist over some nonsense that even Theresa May would be embarrassed to mention. This time it concerns the arrest of 'middle-class pillars.'

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Henry David Thoreau and the Countryside Alliance

John Jackson, head of the Countryside Alliance, has a new inspiration in the form of the late American naturalist Henry David Thoreau

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The Ethics of Hunting – The Failings of the Burns Report

Public discussion concerning the future of hunting in the United Kingdom has centred on the Government’s own commissioned Report of the Burns Inquiry into Hunting with Hounds.

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The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away
Lord Mancroft, a hereditary peer.

The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away

An article by Lord Mancroft, a former Master of Foxhounds, demonstrates the muddled thinking and twisted ethics of the foxhunter.

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