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The animal-cruelty task force would comprise two full-time police officers, including a detective, and five full-time animal-control officers to investigate what many believe to be a growing number of street blood sports.
They've always been fond of bear-baiting and allied blood sports.
This is a concern as the Countryside Alliance is probably the most pro-active pressure group for the blood sports industry and it continually boasts of its educational campaigns to get more children involved in hunting and shooting in the countryside.
THE controversy regarding the rights and wrongs of blood sports must not take people's minds off the plight of animals which are factory-farmed for the sake of quick, substantial profit.
AN ANTI-hunting charity is targeting the North East as it steps up its efforts to curb illegal blood sports.
And viewer Joanna Osman said: "I'm not into blood sports.
JUNE POOLEY Highfield Road, Barry * I THOUGHT blood sports were banned in our country.
A lot of it is in semi-darkness, as you face a big screen and listen, as if to a giant TV and some of it is very hard-hitting - the blood sports room is sensibly banned to children.
To people with brain cells, she is undoubtedly the weakest link for not wanting to find out more about these barbaric blood sports she is intent on supporting.
But yesterday animal rights activists condemned her for joining the growing band of celebrities taking up blood sports.
Cock-fighting, dog-fighting and other blood sports were outlawed on the grounds of their cruelty.
I have horses,don't hunt,and have fought against blood sports for the best part of my life -fox hunting,beagling,hare coursing, stag hunting,etc ,and have witnessed some outrageous atrocities perpetrated against the various animals involved in these blood lust sports.