A leading huntsman in the United Kingdom was fined after a video of him encouraging fellow hunters to illegally kill foxes surfaced. This fine is important, but not enough - the horrific slaughter of foxes will continue if trail hunting is not abolished altogether.
Sign now to demand that the UK Parliament act to prevent the death of innocent animals and abolish trail hunting!
After the Hunting Act of 2004 banned hunting a fox with hounds because of its grotesque animal cruelty, hunters in the United Kingdom started using more insidious methods to kill innocent animals. "Trail hunting" is only supposed to simulate a real hunt, but has been repeatedly shown to be a smokescreen for actual hunting to continue. When hunters "trail hunt" and slaughter animals in the process, they are able to claim ignorance and that the death of the animal was an accident.
It is clear that these hunters have no respect for wildlife and will continue to find loopholes to slaughter foxes and other small animals if trail hunting is not abolished. The Hunting Act of 2004 was a great start, but does not do enough to protect Britain's foxes and other small critters. This is just another example of what animal rights groups have been saying for years - that trail hunting is an excuse to continue killing foxes. Even house pets, such as an innocent kitten, have been horrifically killed by hounds using these methods. Parliament must make every loophole that could result in the death of these innocent animals illegal.
Sign now to tell members of the UK Parliament that these animals matter, and their deaths are unacceptable! We must abolish trail hunting altogether!