Letter: Puritans in pursuit of fox-hunters

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The Independent Online
Sir: When will those in opposition, and the media, stop comparing hunting with hounds to bear-baiting, cock-fighting, and dog-fighting.

These so-called "sports", in which the hapless victim had no possibility of escape, were nothing more than the animal equivalent of boxing: an equally unattractive "sport" which must eventually be banned by a caring, socialist state.


Marden, Kent