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Three weeks have passed since the conclusion of the highly anticipated 'Toronto Pig Save' court case, in which Anita Krajnc, an activist with Toronto Pig Save, was charged with 'mischief'.
An animal rights group is accusing one of Circus World's summer performers of animal mistreatment in a complaint filed with the U.S.
In the decade following the arson at Michigan State, the animal rights movement continued its aggressive tactics. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) gave $70,000 to the legal defense of the arsonist Coronado, and acted as a "media ...
Fairbanks, Alaska (AP) - The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors like Wells Fargo outside the state. wells Fargo spokesman David ...
WASHINGTON - A newly proposed federal budget is adding fuel to a decade's old fight between ranchers and animal rights activists.
ITHACA, N.Y. - A group of students plans to protest Cornell University's decision to name an ice cream flavor after former Vice President Joe Biden, who is the school's keynote address speaker.
It's hard to feel sorry for a man with a gun who hunts elephants for sport. But that's one of the many problems with animal rights extremists. In their religious zeal to place the world's beasts on an equal footing with people, they always manage to ...
(JTA) - An animal rights group will appeal the decision of a federal judge in California which dismissed a lawsuit against a synagogue for holding a kapparot ceremony, a pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered.
A Maryland-based animal rights organization, United Poultry Concerns, is appealing a recent federal court ruling that determined that Chabad of Irvine acted legally in its performance of kapparot, an ancient High Holy Day ritual involving the ...
The "Greatest Show on Earth" - the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus - closed for good Sunday night in New York, ending a 146-year run.
On Sunday, May 21, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus held its final show ever, after 146 years of performing for Americans.
animal rights activists Pack Alleged Dog Tosser's Bond Hearing. OAK LAWN, IL - An Oak Lawn man accused of throwing two toy poodles from the roof of a hospital parking garage appeared for a bond hearing Tuesday before a courtroom packed with ...
animal rights groups have called for hunters to be subject to compulsory breath-testing - much like drivers. Hunters and those bearing arms cannot be under the influence of booze or drugs when in control of firearms.
A woman has been charged after she allegedly dressed up as a dinosaur and scared two horses pulling a carriage of tourists. police did not reveal why Nicole wells, 26, jumped in front of the carriage, but the owners said it was likely to have been part ...
"When you're under attack by an animal rights group that believes (for example) that sheep can't give informed consent so all shearing is a kind of tyranny and oppression, it's useful to distinguish such groups from animal welfare groups, which ...
The reason is simple: When it comes to animal rights, the tide of public opinion has turned. A 2015 Gallup poll found that a majority of Americans - 62 per cent - believe that animals deserve protection, and 32 per cent believe animals should have ...
Lisa Lange of PETA says after decades of working on animal rights, she believes the movement has finally hit the mainstream.
animal rights groups have called for hunters to be subject to compulsory breath-testing - much like drivers. Hunters and those bearing arms cannot be under the influence of booze or drugs when in control of firearms.
I don't support "animal rights" as advocated by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which believes that animals have the same moral standing as humans - let alone more radical ideas about "animal liberation" whose supporters often use ...
I yearn for the days when teachers could use prayer and scripture in the classrooms.
An animal rights group is speaking out against calls to cull dozens of dogs in a Manitoba First Nations community following a tragic dog attack that took the life of a 24-year-old woman last weekend.
animal rights groups want the the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ban the breeding of so-called frankencats. Frankencats are typically rare ...
The reason is simple: When it comes to animal rights, the tide of public opinion has turned. A 2015 Gallup poll found that a majority of Americans - 62 percent - believe that animals deserve protection, and 32 percent believe animals should have the ...
"I have serious doubts if the army is interested in taking action against Major Thapa," the animal rights activist said, adding that the crux of the inquiry dwells on a dispute between the Army officer and a female Lt Colonel in his neighbourhood.
The annual festival in Yulin - a prefecture-level city in southwest China's Guangxi province - has in recent years emerged as a lightning rod for animal rights activism, granting the sleepy city a degree of global infamy. activists say thousands of ...
A petition to boycott Domino's Pizza for perceived cruelty to animal lovers and not seeking out more humane, healthy supply chains has gone viral, attracting ...
In a crowded courtroom Tuesday morning, Thomas Hostetler pleaded "not guilty" to seven charges.
Des Moines -- For five years running, Iowa has held an outsized place on the national Humane Society's annual publication of problematic commercial dog breeders.
Rihanna has received an open letter from animal rights organisation PETA after recently wearing fur. The 'Love On The Brain' singer arrived at last week's Dior Cruise show in a calf-length, Christian Dior fur coat, much to the dismay of animal rights ...
The reason is simple: When it comes to animal rights, the tide of public opinion has turned. A 2015 Gallup poll found that a majority of Americans - 62% - believe that animals deserve protection, and 32% believe animals should have the same rights as ...
The Humane Society and Safer chemicals, Healthy Families seem like two groups that could, conceivably, coexist in adjoining booths at your local Earth Day festival.
She said that animal rights advocates should not frame the issue around "prohibition" and Aborigines' accountability.
"Since ACF started operations in 2013, the attitudes of people have changed towards animal rights. They have definitely become better," shares Ayesha, the woman behind the shelter.
animal rights activists say the gory fights are among the planet's most blatant forms of animal cruelty, with bulls lanced and finally stabbed through the heart.
Idaho is asking a federal appeals court to reinstate a statewide ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses after a lower court judge sided with animal rights activists who said the ban violated free speech rights. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield ...
They were joined by a wide spectrum of allies, including animal rights and welfare organizations, labor unions, and reporters' groups.
The drama went down near Pittsburgh. A Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania restaurant called Cure is in trouble with animal rights activists after the chefs served raw horse meat during a special event earlier this week.
Wikimedia Commons/NASAIf you pass by the southwest quadrant of the intersection of gulf-to-Bay and U.S. 19 sometime between 11:30 a.m.
(BOZEMAN) An animal rights group based in Ohio has once again filed a complaint against Montana State University claiming research animals on campus are being mistreated.
Re "On the trap line" by Leila Philip (Opinion, May 5): Of course animal rights people "demonize" trappers. Why shouldn't they?
Nebraska livestock producers have been told to be on alert after alleged animal rights activists were spotted at several locations in Nebraska.
An animal rights group based in Ohio has once again filed a complaint against Montana State University claiming research animals on campus are being mistreated.
PHOENIX - An animal rights group has taken out ads in shopping centers around the Valley targeting Dolphinaris, the Scottsdale aquarium that lets people swim with dolphins for a price.
A national animal rights group has accused Montana State University of failing to protect the health of monkeys used in brain research, demanding a federal fine after another monkey got the same kind of infection that earlier had killed two research ...
Protecting defenseless animals. 22News was in Boston where animal advocates lobbied lawmakers to strengthen animal rights laws.
In this instance, he was charged for each animal he neglected, but the offenses are still listed as a misdemeanor. For years, local animal rights groups, senators and volunteers have advocated for increased protections for all animals. But each time ...
An animal rights group claims important animal welfare records are missing from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's website.
In a letter to faculty, Menon, who is originally from India, wrote, "I understand better than most the sentiments and arguments against animal protein from those who are vegetarians, vegans and animal rights advocates. However, nearly 90% of the global ...
Utah Democrats are proposing to put "animal rights" in the top-10 of their proposed platform for 2017. The draft platform posted online lists "animal rights" as the #9 governing principal for the party, ahead of government ethics, election reform and ...
The issue at a fundamental level reduces to one that of human versus animal rights. The matter is of a delicate balance, and has to go hand in hand.


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