This Saturday, several events are organized throughout France to defend hunting and rurality. In Redon (35), the rally gathered between 8,000 and 9,000 people at 11 am, according to the gendarmerie. The demonstrators come from Brittany and Pays-de-la-Loire. The demonstrators gathered since the beginning of the morning near the racecourse of the city attended various speeches. The procession that formed began, around 10:30 a.m., to march calmly towards the city center.
“Fed up with lesson givers”
“It is a decision of the Council of State relating to the use of devices (nets and cages) for hunting birds (larks and wood pigeons) which is at the origin of this event, very open to all. of a rural world which feels threatened “, explained Régis Hargues, director of the federation of hunters of the Landes. And to get carried away: “Fed up with the lesson givers who claim to tell us what is right or wrong.” It is an attack on our freedoms which are inalienable and constitutive of our DNA ”.