Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/23 en Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 03/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="329" title="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square" alt="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Par" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Freddie_Fox_300px.jpg?1395255283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s costumed fox will look on as two eye-catching ad vans chase each other around Westminster tomorrow (Thursday 20 March) to warn the public that the Hunting Act is under threat and the Government is seeking to allow a return to hunting &lsquo;by the back door&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting freddie the fox hunting act hunting with dogs Parliament Square Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:03:51 +0000 adintino 99623 at http://www.ifaw.org Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/98739 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 12/26/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="197" title="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" alt="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fox_Hunt_300_1.jpg?1388072013" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new survey released on Boxing Day, a major day in the hunting calendar, from the League Against Cruel Sports, RSPCA and <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>, shows 80 percent of the Great British public think that fox hunting should not be made legal again; 85 percent think deer hunting should not be made legal again; and 87 percent think hare hunting/coursing should not be made legal again. <sup>1</sup> Ipsos MORI</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/98739" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting foxes hunting hunting act Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:05:12 +0000 adintino 98739 at http://www.ifaw.org Guilty plea to Hunting Act offence - Huntsman fined after admitting illegally hunting a fox http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/guilty-plea-hunting-act-offence-huntsman-fined-after-admitting-illegally-hunting-fox <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 09/12/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="240" height="191" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/huntsman%20horn_300px.jpg?1379012001" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Huntsman of the Seavington Hunt today admitted an offence of hunting a fox with dogs at Yeovil Magistrates&rsquo; Court.</p> <p>Huntsman David Parker (18/1/74) of Seavington St Mary, Ilminster pleaded guilty to the Hunting Act offence which took place in the area around Causeway Lane, Winsham in Dorset in January 2013.</p> <p>He was sentenced to pay a &pound;500 fine, &pound;500 costs plus a &pound;50 victim surcharge.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/guilty-plea-hunting-act-offence-huntsman-fined-after-admitting-illegally-hunting-fox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs ban fox hunting fox hunt uk fox hunting Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:00:30 +0000 adintino 97578 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW celebrates start of UK hunt ban http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/9306 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 02/18/2005</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/www.ifaw_818.org?1321387242" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW has campaigned relentlessly for this ban since 1989, arguing that hunting with dogs is both cruel and unnecessary and cannot be made humane by any amount of regulation. Its two full-time hunt monitors have gathered vital evidence of cruelty and malpractice by hunts. Following the ban, IFAW&rsquo;s hunt monitors will continue following hunts to ensure that they obey the law.</p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/9306" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs 10317 Tue, 15 Nov 2011 20:00:42 +0000 tj.griffin 9306 at http://www.ifaw.org