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Did you know that 80% of rural Britain is AGAINST fox hunting?

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Well, here’s the truth, folks.

Fox hunting is not only abhorrent in its concept and practice, it is also unpopular!

The wealthy not just chasing down small animals on the backs of huge horses with packs of hounds, but also riding (literally) roughshod over the rights of their tenant farmers, too afraid of the economic consequences to oppose them!

Well, bring your horse onto my garden in pursuit of a fox, and I’ll cripple ya, given half a chance.

Pride's Purge

(not satire)

We’re constantly told the debate about hunting is a matter of rural opinion vs urban opinion.

Well not according to this opinion poll by IPSOS MORI.

According to their survey, exactly the same percentage of rural inhabitants – 80% – are against fox hunting as urban inhabitants – also 80%.

And even more surprisingly, slightly more people who live in the country (89% and 94%) are against hare coursing and badger baiting than townies (87% and 92%).

The truth is that the Countryside Alliance and the National Farmers Union are NOT representative of rural opinion.

In fact the NFU is not even representative of farmers – they only represent a mere 18% of them, mostly the richest landowners:

Most farmers support the badger cull? Erm, no actually, they don’t.

But the question is, if the public in both rural and urban areas is so solidly against fox hunting, why…

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Written by Smiling Carcass

28/12/2014 at 4:32 AM

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  1. I see many Tories are opposed to Fox Hunting. This is why Cameron will never be able to repeal the ban. Like the title – The Blue Fox

    http://www.conservativesagainstfoxhunting.com/blue-fox-blog/

    Dr Llareggub

    08/01/2015 at 6:38 PM


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