Deer Hunting

Boxing Day Hunting: A Cruel Pastime Overwhelmingly Rejected By Today's Society

Eduardo Goncalves | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK
Eduardo Goncalves

The message from voters this year is clear: people want animal cruelty crimes prosecuted properly. They want tougher, not weaker, laws to stop animals being persecuted for 'sport'. It is time the hunt lobby admitted defeat, put an end to this Boxing Day charade, and found non-lethal pleasures to pursue.

Has Andrea Leadsom Got The Message After Tories Rally Against Hunting?

Eduardo Goncalves | Posted 08.10.2017 | UK Politics
Eduardo Goncalves

Voters in Andrea Leadsom's own constituency -and indeed those in the constituency of Theresa May - are opposed by huge margins to a return to fox-hunting. According to a projection carried out by Ipsos MORI, 81% of voters Andrea Leadsom's constituency back the Hunting Act, with just 18% favouring repeal. In Theresa May's constituency, the figure is 80%.

Has the Threat to the Hunting Act Passed? Not on Your Nellie...

Dr Toni Shephard | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Toni Shephard

There has been much talk about the threat to the Hunting Act, and expectation that the government's promised 'free vote' on repeal would be mentioned in the Queen's Speech. It wasn't. Does that mean the Hunting Act is safe? No, it doesn't.

Spanish Politician Poses With Deer Testicles On His Head

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

A Spanish politician with a love of hunting has caused uproar after he posed for a picture with a pair of freshly sliced-off deer testicles on his hea...

Oppose the Whippenscott Deer Cull

Giles Bradshaw | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics
Giles Bradshaw

There is currently a golden opportunity to get the Hunting Act changed as David Cameron as called for a free vote on it. I very much hope that it is before the police finally take action against me. Until that point I shall continue proudly refusing to kill any wildlife on my property as I believe should be my right.