Pressure On The Government For A Fur Free UK

Three senior Labour ministers have written to Liz Truss calling for a Fur-Free Britain, supporting the aims of Respect for Animals' Early Day Motion 267 on banning fur imports.
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Mink farms in Ireland will be shut down ‘by the end of the year’

Successive governments have pledged to ban fur farming in Ireland for some years now, after a campaign co-led by Respect for Animals. Finally, the government has confirmed that mink farming will be outlawed in Ireland by the end of the year. Banning fur farming is a part of the programme for government and was listed as a priority bill when the new year’s legislative programme was published. It is listed for
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Slaughter on Denmark’s Covid-hit fur farms

Photos depicting long lines of killing boxes being marched to fur farms have caused shock and anger around Europe. The devices are being used to gas mink after more Covid outbreaks on fur factory farms in Denmark. Danish veterinarians and farmers have begun slaughtering at least 2.5 million mink in northern Denmark, authorities have confirmed, after coronavirus was reported in at least 63 farms. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
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Horrific fur farm footage from France reveals the truth about fur

New footage, taken in August 2020, has been published by French organisation, and Fur Free Alliance colleagues of Respect for Animals, One Voice, detailing once again the truth about animal suffering on fur farms. Mink were documented with long-lasting physical injuries and serious mental anguish. There is no doubt that these animals experienced high levels of suffering. Such animal welfare failures are common on fur farms, as documented in this
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Ireland: fur farming ban included in Programme For Government document

Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party are set to form the next Irish government, with all three parties agreeing on a programme of government this afternoon. Respect for Animals is delighted that the document includes a firm commitment to end fur farming in Ireland as a matter of urgency. Once the document, known as “Our Shared Future,” is signed off by parliamentary members of each party, the next
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3 reasons to donate to the campaign against the cruel fur trade

The fur trade thinks that the Covid-19 crisis will stop us campaigning to save animals. Prove them wrong. Donate today. You might have seen that the fur trade’s mentality was recently expressed in a fur industry propaganda blog, which shockingly described the coronavirus crisis as a ‘small silver lining’ and ‘an opportunity’ for the fur trade, with animal protection organisations unable to mount effective campaigns. Let’s show them a thing
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Writer Liz Jones’ Blogspot

Liz Jones is one of Britian's most prominent writers. Did you know she's also a committed supporter of the campaign against the cruel and unnecessary fur trade? Liz has written a blog for us in which she expands on her heartbreaking experiences tracking the barbaric Canadian seal hunt.
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Tell Boris Johnson to ban fur imports

As the law stands, imports of fur are legal. The law must change. The import and sale of fur is allowed even though the main ways fur is obtained, including fur farming, are banned in Britain. Killing animals just for their fur is cruel and barbaric, and we must stop funding it by banning imports of real fur immediately. Fur import bans have been successfully implemented elsewhere. There is a
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Fur trade financial crisis continues- but the industry declare they will fight back in 2020

“It’s one more sign the fur industry is struggling”- that was the reaction of a local anti-fur actvisit in the US recently, as it was confirmed that the North American Fur Auction (NAFA) had been taken over by Finnish fur group Saga Furs, having descended into near financial ruin. Last autumn, NAFA, entered court-supervised restructuring- a serious admission of its financial woes. According to court documents, NAFA has almost $25.8
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Actress Carol Royle’s Blog Spot

Carol Royle was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Blake's 7 (1978), Life Without George (1987) and Storyboard (1983) to name just a few highlights in an acclaimed career. Carol has been a longtime supporter of Respect for Animals in our long campaign against the cruel and unnecessary fur trade. Click on the link above to read a blog by Carol, in which she expands on her commitment to improving the lives of animals..
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