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This week, a group of Britain’s top 50 celebrities sent a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding that he implement a ban on selling animal fur in the United Kingdom. The letter was sent in support of the Fur Free Britain campaign—organized by a coalition of animal-rights groups—and was signed by Queen guitarist Brian May, comedian Ricky Gervais, legendary actress Dame Judi Dench, and vegan musician Leona Lewis, amongst many others. While fur farming has been illegal in the UK since 2003, the government has not implemented a ban of the sale of the cruelly begotten material. However, Fur Free Britain campaign is looking to end fur sales in the UK for good. 

“As long as Britain allows the sale of cruel fur from overseas, we remain complicit in an industry that causes immense animal suffering, environmental harm, and also presents risks to human health through the spread of deadly…

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