The UK’s new guidelines regarding gatherings and activities in the time of COVID-19 set restrictions for public gatherings, but contain exceptions for hunting and shooting.
186 horses died in England in 2019 as a direct result of racing. This alarming figure shows no sign of improvement in comparison to the fatality records over recent years.
As of January 20th, circuses performing in England will no longer be allowed to use wild animals as part of their act.
This shocking number of individual victims were killed over a period of 4,645 days, which equates to the death of a horse almost every other day on British racecourses.
Race horses are the only animals in the UK who can be legally beaten in public in the course of a “sporting” event.
Christians are increasingly exploring compassion towards animals as a faith issue, thanks to individuals willing to start conversations in their churches and Bible study groups.
The fourth conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) in London this week has seen high-level participation from governments, NGOs, and the private sector, focusing the attention of the international community on commitments to tackle IWT as a form of serious organised crime.
Taking place in Waterloo, London on Saturday, November 3rd from 5pm to 9pm, this unique event aims to provide people, primarily Christians with an interest in animal advocacy, with a chance to network with others from a variety of backgrounds and traditions.