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Hunting in the sights of antispeciesists


INVESTIGATION - For animal rights activists and anti-speciesists of all stripes, the hunter, considered nature's number one public enemy, has become a target to be killed without any other form of trial. What hides this opposition, as systematic as it is radical?

New laws, senatorial reports, debates in the National Assembly, endless appeals to the Council of State to prohibit or authorize certain traditional practices, commissions of inquiry, petitions, forums and polls follow one after the other at a ever more frantic.

Never has hunting in France been so much the subject of reforms, attacks and controversy.

Since 2013, its legislative framework has been overhauled nine times and no right or left government has so far escaped the thorny issue of hunting.

Between the "pro" and the "anti", the dialogue of the deaf dominates.

Underpinned for twenty years by sometimes violent speeches and actions, the debate has become almost impossible and its media noise deafening.

“Theorized in Anglo-Saxon countries and constructed in the United States and England, opposition to hunting gradually became essentialized to focus on the Western hunter and more…

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Source: lefigaro

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