Blood sports (essay)

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Blood sports have become a hot topic for debate in recent years. As society develops it is increasingly seen as an uncivilized activity and cruel to the helpless animals that are killed. All blood sports should be banned. Discuss the main arguments for this statement and give your own opinion.

Read and watch these following links for ideas about this topic.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/biggame-hunters-in-texas-bid-for-licence-to-kill-one-of-africas-rare-black-rhinos-9054250.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/eight-out-of-ten-want-to-keep-fox-hunting-ban-9025347.html

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/nov/01/fox-hunting-season-first-time-facebook-recruit

A lot of information/articles here: http://www.theguardian.com/hunt/0,,180772,00.html

http://www.rspca.org.uk/media/news/story/-/article/Cruelty_stats_April13

http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/dogfighting-undercover/

http://www.politics.co.uk/opinion-formers/rspca-royal-society-for-the-prevention-of-cruelty-to-animals/article/rspca-seize-horrific-dog-fighting-footage-from-london-man

http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,789432,00.html (need to subscribe to read the whole article)

http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-in-entertainment/animals-used-entertainment-factsheets/dogfighting-dogs-tortured-illegal-blood-sport/

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1150095/index.htm?eref=sisf

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