Paul McCartney Condemns British Government Over Fox Hunting

Paul McCartney has spoken out about the British government's impending amendment that will once again open the door for fox hunting in England and Wales. In a statement, the
longtime animal rights activist called the sport "cruel and unnecessary." He said that, by passing the bill, the conservative Tory party "would lose support from ordinary people and animal lovers like myself." McCartney said "The people of Britain are behind this Tory government on many things, but the vast majority of us will be against them if hunting is reintroduced." In 2004, the British government placed stricter restrictions on fox hunting, which was practiced legally for sport for nearly five centuries until the legislation passed. However, current Prime Minister David Cameron revealed in March that he hoped to repeal the ban as long as the fox hunts were "appropriate" and done "efficiently,"



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