League releases grim exposé of shooting cruelty

The League Against Cruel Sports has released graphic footage showing the extent of suffering inflicted on game birds used on commercial shoots. The short film, ‘A Good Shot?’ is being released today to coincide with the start of the grouse shooting season. The Glorious Twelfth traditionally celebrates the first day of shooting but the League …

There’s Nothing Glorious About the Twelfth

By Kit Davidson, Shooting Consultant to Animal Aid Glori’ous a. possessing glory, illustrious, conferring glory, honourable, splendid, magnificent, intensely delightful, ecstatically happy with drink. There is nothing glorious about the Twelfth of August. The only similarity grouse shooting shares with the dictionary definition of this abused adjective is the connection with drink. The hip flasks …

Wales Against Animal Cruelty

http://walesagainstanimalcruelty.org.uk Welcome to our site - we are dedicated to campaigning against all forms of animal abuse. Wales Against Animal Cruelty aim to raise awareness in relation to many aspects of animal cruelty - including bloodsports, badger culling, intensive factory farming, live exports and religious slaughter. We also campaign against the use of animals for …

Vote Cruelty Free

What is Vote Cruelty Free? Vote Cruelty Free is a new non-partisan, coalition of non-governmental organisations working together to ensure the political process reflects public concern for animal protection. Its members are the BUAV, Compassion in World Farming, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), League Against Cruel Sports and Respect for Animals. Vote Cruelty Free …

Thousands of eggs are seized in raid as police swoop on collector

Police and bird conservation experts seized more than 5000 eggs in a raid on a home in a Scots village, it was revealed yesterday. Officers from Lothian and Borders Police and Tayside Police, along with representatives from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), took the haul from a house in Torphichen, near …