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Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Commoners’ Right To Hunt Under Threat

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BY FROMA HARROP In Olde England, hunting was the privilege of the landed and the rich. The right to hunt depended on the number of acres owned or one’s income. This inequity led English jurist William Blackstone to complain in the late 18th Century that “50 times as much property [is required] to enable a […]
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Froma Harrop
Harrop is an American writer and author. She is best known for her bi-weekly syndicated column which appears in about 200 news outlets including the Seattle Times, Newsday, Denver Post, Dallas Morning News, Arizona Republic, Detroit News, and Real Clear Politics and The Providence Journal. She is represented by Creators Syndicate Inc. in Los Angeles. Media Matters ranks her column 20th nationally in total readership and 14th in large newspaper concentration.