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French law supports limesticks use under heritage (1 Viewer)

PYRTLE

Old Berkshire Boy
This is obviously a backward step in many ways and must have repercussions throughout other EU countries such as Italy and Cyprus where efforts to ban and prosecute hunters using this method have been met with a high level of resistance also citing traditional culture. Makes a mockery of EU directives and conservation policies does it not.
 

Jon Turner

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We'll be back to Cock fighting and Bear baiting next. However now we have left the EU we no longer have a voice to express our concerns. Ho hum...
 

Andy Adcock

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England
We'll be back to Cock fighting and Bear baiting next. However now we have left the EU we no longer have a voice to express our concerns. Ho hum...
What did our immense, influence, ever manage to change in our 40 years of membership, they still eat Ortolans in an archaic ritual too and they still shoot obscene numbers of birds in Cyprus and other places and they still have bull fights.
 

etudiant

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'Cultural Significance' indeed. I would think that child marriage and FGM also have this status.
This person is the EU Advocate General, so I wonder how she reconciles the difference in EU treatment of the latter.
 

rosbifs

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France
What did our immense, influence, ever manage to change in our 40 years of membership, they still eat Ortolans in an archaic ritual too and they still shoot obscene numbers of birds in Cyprus and other places and they still have bull fights.
Certainly have more chance to influence if you were in it...

Sadly the hunters have far more sway than the 'wildlife' groups. This is the case world wide and isn't just a French (although Macron got it suspended for a year) or EU problem! What did the UK 'driven shooting' petition achieve in the UK parliament? Embarrassment! If you didn't watch the debate then do - it will give you an understanding of how these topics are viewed in the upper echelons.
 

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