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blood sport

any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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For police, combating blood sports is a way to cut down on the ``broken windows'' that can beckon other crime.
David Cameron and his Chipping Norton set chums had a day of blood sports, with him acting as "beater".
Paolo needs you to understand that he in no way supports fox hunting or any other type of animal blood sports.
According to a recent blood sports poll conducted by the ASPCA, one in every 10 Americans suspects that someone they know is involved in organized animal fighting, a notable statistic considering that animal fighting is an underground, illegal activity.
It came as the Irish Council Against Blood Sports called for a Garda investigation into allegations the Westmeath Foxhounds club threw a live fox to a pack of hounds to be savagely torn into pieces.
Blood Sports is the sort of work always described as "gritty" a violent quasi-thriller set mostly in Vancouver's downtown Eastside during the years (though this is never mentioned) a serial killer casually murdered the "working" women of the area.
Blood sports gave moral offence to many, and produced an unconvincing justification for the landed monopoly's exclusion of the people from thousands of acres of 'waste' moorland in upland Britain, to which access has only recently been 'restored'.
Blood Sports Eden Robinson McClelland and Stewart 288 pages, hardcover ISBN 0771076045
Dear Editor, - Kate Hoey MP, a Countryside Alliance member and ardent supporter of blood sports, is no example to children when it comes to cruelty.
But not even her beauty could save her from the wrath of the Irish Council Against Blood Sports.
It aims to not only prevent animals from being mauled in blood sports, but prevent a culture of human and domestic violence that can stem from cruelty to animals.
No surprise here, your readers may think, until one delves into the background of blood sports.