Letter: Cruel deer-hunt
Wednesday 14 October 1998
This ignores the fact that there have now been two reports indicating that, while not all deer hunted with hounds suffer very severely, the potential for such suffering occurs with every hunt.
The late Sir Richard Acland's son, Sir John Acland, has made clear that he feels sure his father would have supported the National Trust's decision to ban hunting with hounds, in accordance with a vote of the members, if he had had all the relevant information available to him when he asked that it should continue.
Devon & Somerset Residents' Association for Deer Protection
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