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blood sport

any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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BLOOD sport loving Theresa May is straining at the leash to revive fox hunting in England and Wales.
The literary and intellectual attacks upon fox-hunting in particular and blood sports in general became intense by the 1860s, but because some of the leading critics, such as Henry Salt, were pacifists (and vegetarians), their arguments concerning cruelty to animals in the name of sport drew little popular support until after the Great War.
Paolo needs you to understand that he in no way supports fox hunting or any other type of animal blood sports.
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.
Like Robinson's first novel, Monkey Beach, Blood Sports originates from one of the stories in Traplines, Robinson's first published book.
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.
RSPCA representatives from across the country will later converge on 10 Downing Street and present Prime Minister Tony Blair with the banners calling for the end to blood sports.
It is peopled with fearful raiders, savage slavers, and warlords who seek young women for their harems and use humans in blood sports.
The aim of the new coalition is to present a united front against the anti-field sports lobby but critics maintain that the NA does not truly represent the ordinary coarse angler, a large proportion of whom are probably against blood sports anyway.