Green Party to push for bloodsports ban, if in government after 2016 election
18 December 2015
The Green Party has pledged to push for bans on hare coursing, foxhunting, fur farming and badger snaring if they form part of the next government. The party's updated Animal Welfare Policy outlines that "the Green Party is opposed to all blood sports, and will bring in legislation to end hare coursing, fox hunting, hare hunting and mink hunting".
The party will also "ensure that sufficient resources are made available to enforce existing laws against stag hunting, dog fighting, cock fighting and animal baiting."
The Greens have also promised to
You can read the Animal Welfare Policy document in full at https://www.scribd.com/doc/293437435/Green-Party-Animal-Welfare-Policy
See a list of the Green Party’s 2016 General Election candidates at https://greenparty.ie/candidates/
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