News & Research Blog Don’t turn back the clock When you vote today you have the life of a 7 week old fox cub in your hands. How you vote could be the difference between a fox cub being protected, or legally hunted and killed for sport. If we do not take that responsibility seriously the result on Friday could lead to the repeal of the hunting ban. Your vote may decide the fate of thousands of deer, foxes, hares and mink. Since it was passed the Hunting Act has protected thousands of animals, it has ensured that fox cubs like Vinny cannot be legally hunted and killed. When you think about your vote ask yourself which candidates will keep Vinny and his animal friends safe from being the victim of brutal blood sports. If everyone who cares about animals and wants to preserve their lives votes for the candidate that also wants to safeguard their future, we can stop the Pro-Hunt lobby in its tracks. We can send the message that we want to protect fox cubs, and do not want to see a world where the hunting and killing of animals for sport is acceptable. If we don’t take a stand now hunting could return before the year ends. We could see deer, foxes, hares, and mink lose the protections that shield them from hunters. When you vote today, please take a moment to think of the fox cubs like Vinny who rely on the protection of the hunting ban for their survival. Think about the deer, hares and mink that depend on the ban to preserve their lives. Your vote matters; don’t let them turn back the clock.