Browsing All posts tagged under »league against cruel sports«

persecution of birds of prey in Scotland

March 22, 2013

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Today (22nd March), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Three too many’. ‘… The League attended the Scottish Wildlife Crime Conference, which was held in Tulliallan on Thursday 14th March. One of the major items for debate at the conference and one that was trailed in […]

‘Planned attacks on saboteurs by Essex & Suffolk hunt supporters’

March 17, 2013

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Today (17th March), the Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Planned attacks on saboteurs by Essex & Suffolk hunt supporters’. ‘… On Saturday 16th of March, as part of a clearly planned attack, saboteurs from the Essex and Suffolk group were attacked. Using sticks tipped with metal, supporters of […]

‘Drones may be used to target “illegal hunting”‘

March 16, 2013

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Today (16th March), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Drones may be used to target “illegal hunting”‘. ‘… Remote control aircraft could be used by an anti-hunting group to gather evidence of hunts breaking the law. The League against Cruel Sports will use cameras mounted on the aircraft to monitor any […]

‘Badgers and foxes – their destinies intertwined’

March 11, 2013

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Today (11th March), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Badgers and foxes – their destinies intertwined’. ‘… We have seen a 300% increase in badger persecution during December 2012 and it seems to be  down to fox hunters. Although the bloodsport brigade claim it is “natural” […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

March 9, 2013

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Today (9th March), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

‘League condemns cruel stag hunting exposed this week in Co. Down’

March 8, 2013

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Today (8th March), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted an item on their web-site titled ‘League condemns cruel stag hunting exposed this week in Co. Down’. ‘… Following the investigative work of the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA), footage has been  captured of the County Down Hunt, releasing a […]

‘League issues public appeal as badger persecution reports soar’

March 7, 2013

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Today (7th March), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted an appeal on their web-site which they issued on the 6th March, titled ‘League issues public appeal as badger persecution reports soar’. ‘… Wednesday 6th March 2013: Leading anti-hunting charity, the League Against Cruel Sports, is issuing an appeal for the public to report any […]

‘Animal cruelty in N. Ireland – double standards in political action?’

March 5, 2013

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Today (5th March), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Animal cruelty in N. Ireland – double standards in political action?’. ‘… Double standards in politics are all too often overlooked, passed off as an inevitable consequence of the modern day government model. But, when the casualties […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

March 2, 2013

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Today (2nd March), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

‘Prison time for evil Grimsby animal cruelty gang’

March 2, 2013

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Yesterday (1st March), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘Prison time for evil Grimsby animal cruelty gang’. ‘… Friday 1st March: Animal welfare charities, the League Against Cruel Sports and the RSPCA, celebrated an important victory at Grimsby Magistrates Court today after three members of an animal […]

League Against Cruel Sports’ ‘reaction to summer 2013 badger cull’

February 28, 2013

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Yesterday (27th February), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) posted a news item on their web-site titled ‘League’s reaction to summer 2013 badger cull’. ‘… Pilot badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire have been approved – The League Against Cruel Sports is saddened and outraged to hear that the Government has announced that the cull of thousands of […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

February 23, 2013

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Today (23rd February), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

Scotland: air-gun licensing – respond to public consultation NOW

February 21, 2013

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Today (21st February), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Air gun licensing consultation’. ‘… The League is asking its supporters to help us protect animals in Scotland from air gun injuries. The Scottish Government want to make sure that anyone using an air gun has to […]

‘League attends PAW seminar’

February 20, 2013

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Today (20th February), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘League attends PAW seminar’. ‘… The League Against Cruel Sports was delighted to attend, and have a stall, at the annual Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime (PAW) seminar at Kew Gardens last Wednesday. PAW is a […]

House of Commons: ‘Chris Williamson leads debate on hunt violence’

February 20, 2013

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Today (20th February), an item was posted on the web-site of the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) titled ‘Chris Williamson leads debate on hunt violence’. ‘… Last week Chris Williamson, Member of Parliament for Derby North and a trustee of the League, held an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons on policing violence at […]

Wales: ‘Fox killed by hunt dogs in Abergwili: Police investigate’

February 19, 2013

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Today (19th February), a news item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Fox killed by hunt dogs in Abergwili: Police investigate’. ‘… Police are investigating after a fox was killed by hunting hounds on a busy main road in Carmarthenshire. The fox had apparently been chased onto the A40 in the village of […]

RSPCA accused of using badger laws to ‘get to hunts’

February 19, 2013

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Today (19th February), an item was posted on telegraph.co.uk titled ‘RSPCA using badger laws as a “backdoor” way to get to hunts’. ‘… The RSPCA has been accused of using laws to protect badgers as a “backdoor” way to “victimise” hunts – … Now it has been revealed that six more people connected to hunts […]

‘League releases shocking pre-ban hunting film on eighth anniversary of Hunting Act’

February 18, 2013

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Today (18th February), the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) issued a media release which they also posted on their web-site titled ‘League releases shocking pre-ban hunting film on eighth anniversary of Hunting Act’. ‘… The League Against Cruel Sports is today releasing a new film to highlight the cruelty associated with hunting to coincide with […]

Britain: hunt saboteurs in action today

February 16, 2013

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Today (16th February), as it is a Saturday during the season, fox hunts all over the country will be out trying to kill any foxes which they can find – including in Essex and Suffolk. Volunteer hunt saboteurs will also be out, trying to save  lives and record any wildlife crime. (‘Fox hunts’ consist of […]

‘Foxes’ friends and foes say an urban cull is not the answer’

February 14, 2013

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Today (14th February), an item was posted on guardian.co.uk titled ‘Foxes’ friends and foes say an urban cull is not the answer’. ‘… From animal charities to pest controllers, there is little support for Boris Johnson’s suggestion of a mass kill – [Bruce] Lindsay-Smith is one of perhaps 100 people licensed to shoot foxes anywhere […]