Brit Gets Busted: England’s controversial fox-hunting ban claims first conviction

A judge in Devon, England, has ordered 52-year-old hunter Tony Wright to pay a 950-dollar fine for violating Britain's bitterly disputed Hunting Act. Under the controversial law, sportsmen can use dogs to chase foxes into the open, but once there, the fox must be shot dead, and not harmed by the dogs. Wright argued that his dogs were "under control," but video-tape evidence persuaded the judge otherwise. The hunters lawyers say the decision makes an already "illogical and unclear" law even more confusing. They have announced plans to appeal.
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