Simon Hart of the Countryside Alliance comments: "It is for the police to enforce the law of the land, not self-appointed vigilantes. Surely Trevor Morse’s death makes that clear?" Read the full article here.
With impeccable taste and timing, Griffiths' colleagues have vowed to continue their "fight" against the Warwickshire Hunt, declaring "the war is far from over."
Griffiths has told the Mirror "I've had a lot of sleepless nights. It's something I shall live with for the rest of my life."
From the Telegraph:
It can also be disclosed that John Curtin, 47, who was a passenger in the gyrocopter when Mr Morse died, is an animal rights' extremist with a string of convictions.
In the transcript of an interview he gave six years ago, Mr Curtin boasted of violence and arson against opponents.
He once plotted to dig up the remains of the 10th Duke of Beaufort and send his head to the Princess Royal.
Yet the jury at Birmingham crown court heard nothing about Mr Curtin's criminal past when it was ruled, after legal discussions that were not held in front of the jury, that his past record meant he should not give evidence.