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Growing backlash against the brutality and rural vandalism of grouse shoot owners

A new Animal Aid report charts the growing backlash against grouse shooting, and attacks the Tory-led coalition government for the way in which it has ‘increased the flow of public money in the moor owners’ direction while stripping away controls that could moderate their reckless excesses’.

More on Animal Aid's updated report, Calling the Shots 2014, which reveals that wealthy moorland shoot owners are receiving even more financial and regulatory encouragement to wreak havoc on sensitive moorland habitat Take action and write to Defra now
Say yes to CCTV in all slaughterhouses

Visit SlaughterhouseCCTV.org.uk

Animal Aid has launched a powerful addition to our campaign for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses: a new film hosted on a dedicated website – SlaughterhouseCCTV.org.uk. The website outlines the support for the campaign from the public, animal protection groups, vets, supermarkets, the Food Standards Agency, UNISON and MPs, and calls for the public to sign a Number 10 petition.

More about our new website calling for mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses SlaughterhouseCCTV.org.uk Visit the website now
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Home Office minister calls for an end to animal testing

Norman Baker, the minister responsible for regulating animal experiments in the UK, has called for an end to animal testing. Speaking to the BBC, he said that a ban ‘would not happen tomorrow’, but that he was working to persuade industry of the economic advantages to ending the practice.

More about the statement Read the article on the BBC website

Other top stories

Giving up meat is better for the environment than giving up your car, says new study Two-thirds of British chicken contaminated with campylobacter Keep animals cool in hot weather Another increase in animal experiments: Government tries to airbrush GM animal suffering New poll reveals overwhelming opposition to battery cages for game birds Appeal for common sense from new Environment Minister Animal Aid Shop achieves high rating in Ethical Consumer survey Open letter regarding Cheltenham Racecourse Culling badgers ‘won’t control bovine TB’ New poll reveals overwhelming opposition to battery cages for game birds Crustaceans feel anxiety New reports reveal animal and human cost of fish trade Help us compile new farming deaths report Monkeys brain-damaged and given ecstasy in ‘disturbing’ experiments Government figures on effective stunning in UK slaughterhouses attacked as 'wildly inaccurate' Huge rise in horse deaths recorded on courses across the country

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