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All Fox Hunters Are Scum – Well, Anyone Rural, Traditional And Conservative Has To Be

by | 29th, December 2013

The Avon Vale hunt makes its way to the Village of Laycock, Wiltshire on the traditional Boxing Day meet.

 

ARE hunters scum? Is their desire to dress in tights and cropped jackets (for him) and hunt foxes offending you? Or is your problem with hunters, that they embody all the things you aren’t allowed to like, things labelled “rural”, “traditional”, “local” and “conservative”? Is that why you want these ninnies banned, because you despise what it is you think they stand for? Are these people who bay for blood and treat animals like, well, animals, a bit reckless, untamed and savage?

Do you hate fox hunters because you are a bigot?

Fox-hunting is not something I’d ever want to do. It’s pathetic. Foxes aren’t my enemy. I’ve no desire to torture them and inflict unimaginable pain on their flesh. Hunters could argue that the vermin is elevated to the rank to quarry by the hunt. But any debate over whether or not giving the condemned beast a head start is not worthwhile. Rats, mice and moles are not hunted by men on horseback because they are very small. Although, again, new traditions enabling pit ponies and chihuahuas should be considered.

Also, when you see Nigel Farage supping a pint at the Old Surrey Burstow and West Kent Hunt, anyone sane would be somewhere else.

Members of the Middleton Hunt.

 

Luke Tomlinson leaves Charing Cross Police Station in central London. He is one eight protesters accused of entering the chambers of the House of Commons.

 

A police officer and a member of the public face to face during a pro-hunting demonstration in Parliament Square, central London, ahead of the vote on a controversial Bill which could finally see fox-hunting and hare-coursing banned in England and Wales.  The Hunting Bill will be rushed through the House of Commons in a single day, and the Government has made clear that, if MPs vote for a ban, it will invoke the Parliament Act to quash expected resistance in the Lords.

 

Gemma Richards 22 from Baston Hill, South Shropshire protesting  outside Parliment.

 

The Liberty and Livelihood march, organised by the Countryside Alliance, passes over Westminster Bridge in central London to show its opposition to the proposed ban on fox-hunting and hunting with hounds.

 

Prince William during the Beaufort Hunt

 

The wife of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Cherie Blair, (right) who hosted a tea part at No.10 Downing Street, for winners of the Motorola Youth Parliament Competition 2000.  * Cherie signs a book of their choice for, "Best Speaker" Felicity Galt from St Leonards School, St Andrews, for her debate on The abolition of fox hunting and "Best Backbencher" Paul Evans from St Michael's Roman Catholic Comprehensive School Billingham, for his debate : To re-nationalise the railways in the UK.

 

Hunting - Old Berkeley Foxhounds - Cholesbury

 

He holds a dead fox in his hands. But Dave Wetton of the NX Hunts Saboteurs Association is not allowed to stop to make a protest. The Police moved him on from outside The British Sports Society's Office in Caxton St.London. 2-12-1973

 

Member of the Duke of Beaufort Hunt takes a dead fox from the hounds after a "kill"  near Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Member of the Duke

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