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A 13-year-old Canadian boy, Mackenzie Clark, has been honored with a humanitarian award for his work for animal rights. Grade 8 student, Clark, has raised over $16,000 for his local animal welfare organization – Brandon Humane Society. The award was presented to Clark by the Manitoba Teachers ...
Then, Zoe Rosenberg learned about Berkeley-based Direct Action Everywhere, an international animal rights group that uses nonviolent direct action tactics toward the cause of "total animal liberation," described on the group's website as the idea "that every sentient being deserves the same safety, ...

Academy Award-nominated vegan actor James Cromwell, who played the farmer in the 1995 movie “Babe,” has appeared in a new public service announcement for animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). The video opens with Cromwell sitting poised against a ...
They now view animal rights groups as racist and desktop “conservationists” who get false information about elephants in Africa through the social media and fake news outlets. They increasingly view these conservationists as committing punishable environmental crimes. They have become the African ...
Moby is selling more than 100 vintage synthesizers and a slew of other musical equipment to benefit the animal rights group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. His Reverb marketplace store opens tomorrow, April 26. “This is the equipment I've used to make all my records,” Moby said. “I have ...
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA, is offering a $5-thousand-dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in the beating death of a Wichita man's dog during a burglary. On Sunday, Apr. 22nd Robert Miller returned to his northwest Wichita home to find his home had ...

One of the people arrested is the cofounder of Direct Action Everywhere, an animal rights group whose members have been previously arrested protesting at Whole Foods locations in Boulder. Boulder ... Hsiung, 36, is a cofounder and organizer with Direct Action Everywhere, an animal rights organization.
In a live video shared on the Facebook page of the animal rights activism group Direct Action Everywhere, Rosenberg appeared to jump over pens at the university's processing center before chaining herself to a gate, blocking workers from bringing a cow in a trailer into the unit. "I'm here today because ...
The man accused of killing a nine-week-old puppy for urinating inside his home was in court Tuesday morning. 31-year-old Jonathan Canda Torres was arraigned and formally charged on Tuesday morning at El Centro Courthouse. A local animal rights group was there as well. Animal Rights Advocate ...
An animal rights activist group released videos Thursday of what they claim is the worst case of alleged animal abuse in the United States. Animal Recovery Mission, or ARM, held a press conference regarding their undercover investigations into several farms in Lee County. WINK News chose not to show ...
Animal welfare groups say shocking conditions shown in footage of the Australian live export ship Awassi Express in which more than 2,000 sheep died are not uncommon and have been repeatedly reported to the federal regulator. The ship was due to leave Fremantle with 65,000 sheep and 250 cattle on ...
Updated |The identity of the suspect who allegedly opened fire at YouTube headquarters Tuesday has revealed a bizarre social media user with a hatred of YouTube and a love for animals. But animal rights and welfare organizations claim to hardly know her, and there's no indication that she was a ...
Nasim Aghdam had garnered a reputation as a campaigner for animal rights on the social media platform YouTube. But key animal rights group PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, sought to distance itself on Wednesday from the actions of the 39-year-old YouTube gunwoman. In a statement ...
A leading animal rights group has received 550 reports of illegal hunts in the British countryside since the start of the season last autumn. ... “The good news is the world is changing – advances in smart phone video cameras, new monitoring groups on Facebook, and the development of our Animal ...
But animal activists and organizations like the Humane League say those mandates fall short of commitments made by 100 other restaurants and companies such as Burger King, Sonic, and Subway, and fails to address their biggest concern about chicken production: birds bred to quickly grow to abnormal ...
Although the event appears to speak primarily about animal rights in regard to pets like cats and dogs, a growing number of people are becoming concerned with the rights of farm animals as well. Earlier this year Canadian animal rights group Animal Justice launched “Paw & Order”, a podcast that ...
Making the plea were the Save Elephant Foundation, SOS Animals Thailand, the Hope Thailand, A Call For Animal Rights Thailand, Thai Love Animals, the Man That Rescued Dogs, Pac Pattaya, Dog Nation, Soi Dogs Matter and Watchdog Thailand. An official at the Hua Hin Livestock Office, speaking on ...

The recently formed “United for Paws” group will hold a rally on March 25 to make a stand against animal abuse and neglect in the Cowichan Valley. The group had planned a peaceful protest on April 3 at the Duncan Courthouse as Duncan's Anderson Joe and Melissa Tooshley appear in court to answer ...
State officials have designated portions of three northern Michigan counties as "potential high-risk areas" for bovine tuberculosis. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development applied the label to parts of Cheboygan, Iosco and Presque Isle counties. The move came after four ...
TEN animal-rights groups and other animal lovers will rally outside the head offices of the Department of Livestock Development (DLD) in Bangkok at 1pm today to object to DLD officials' “cold-hearted” slaughter of dogs, Watchdog Thailand legal assistant and veterinarian Pattaranan Sajarom said ...
Four animal rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) over its recent policy change on U.S. elephant trophy imports, warning that the new decisions won't be based on science. The groups — which include The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), the Humane ...
Animal rights and conservation groups are suing Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke over his recent decision to allow, on a case-by-case basis, Americans who have gone abroad to hunt lions and elephants to bring their kills back home. The lawsuit alleges that the Department of the Interior's (DOI) ...
A man told a kitten how cute it was moments before violently stomping it to death, catching it all on video and sharing it to social media. New Zealand animal rights non-profit organisation Paw Justice has shared the “horrific” video in an appeal to identify the man in the video and see justice served.
He does a lot for animal rights groups." Another added: "We watched it last night and were very happy to see that bit too!" But others weren't sure, with one person writing: "I watched it yesterday, he mentions a few times that he doesn't eat meat, and tries to save dogs in China, but that's about all he says ...
It said the abandoned dogs appeared sad and had injuries and skin problems. They were apparently abandoned because they could not be sold as pets after they became ill, the group said. The group expressed concern that other dogs at the farm might be badly treated, so it urged police to act urgently.
Casper Hilt is a social worker and animal rights activist from Copenhagen. The 35-year-old is the founding director of the group Fremtiden er Vegansk (The Future Is Vegan), and an active member of animal rights organizations Anonymous for the Voiceless, Go Vegan, and Direct Action Everywhere.
The protesters were "armed with comical props such as toilet plungers to draw attention to how the agency is blocking comments from the concerned public", the group said. The league claims that Spider has not responded to comments on social media about the issue of caged hens, blocking it and ...
According to Dan Matthews, PETA senior vice president responsible for some of the organization's outrageous campaigns, “It plays on the universal fear. If there is a superior life form out there, would they treat us better than we treat animals?,” which he says is at least a sub-plot of a few science fiction films, ...
This most recent campaign by Compassion Over Killing is yet another publicity stunt by a group with the stated goal of completely eliminating meat from our diets. This group is opposed to the current inspection system because it opposes using animals for food, so it's not surprising the group would oppose any proposed ...
Born Free USA, the animal rights group, filed a suit against Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday, arguing that the agency failed to provide details they requested in a November Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about the agency's International Wildlife Conservation Council (IWCC).
According to reports from EastIdahoNews.com, the teacher is accused of feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle. PETA released the following statement Tuesday: PETA has learned that witnesses, including students, reportedly watched this teacher place a live puppy into a tank with a snapping turtle, who ...
As federal agencies investigate the death of a French bulldog in an overhead compartment on a United Airlines flight, animal rights advocates are calling on carriers to review how they handle pets and urging owners to weigh the risks of air travel for animals. United has faced a public outcry this week in the ...
Animal rights activists are fired up after a bill that would increase the penalty for people found guilty of having sexual contact with animals wasn't scheduled on Tuesday's state Senate calendar. "It's really crushing to be this close and to not get across the finish line," said Melissa Tedrowe, the Wisconsin ...
An intruder stormed into the arena as the winner of the Crufts dog show was announced on live television. The male intruder, who was named by Crufts organisers as a protester from the animal rights group Peta, was wrestled to the ground in the middle of the show arena, the NEC in Birmingham.
A bill that had proposed changes to the treatment of pets and stray animals has been withdrawn from public discussion following vehement criticism by animal rights groups about its provisions. Agricultural Development Minister Vangelis Apostolou said on Tuesday the legislation would be reviewed and ...
Dead bunnies were found scattered across the lawn of a valley mental health facility on Sunday, and animal rights groups were calling foul play. ... She added that her organization, Las Vegas Bunny Rescue has been working to create an animal sanctuary for the bunnies and hopes the collaborative efforts ...
Animal rights groups have reiterated their demands that the bill for a new animal welfare act be sent back to the drawing board. The groups ... Sari Sarkomaa (NCP), a member of a parliamentary animal welfare group, has similarly expressed her disappointment with the bill, urging lawmakers to address the ...
(Des Moines) -- Animal rights advocates say the time is right for Americans who choose a meat-based diet to pay taxes on both the production and ... In 2015, the World Health Organization announced a definitive connection between cancer and processed meat, such as bacon and hot dogs, but stopped ...
Republican Rep. Brenda Kupchick of Fairfield says the Legislative Animal Welfare Caucus works throughout the year with various animal rights groups, such as the Connecticut Humane Society, on possible legislation that's needed to protect animals. Kupchick says the group has "a moral obligation to ...
Formed two years ago, North Carolina Farmed Animal Save is a charitable organization devoted to vegan education and animal rights. The group meets monthly in Tar Heel for vigils. “What we do is bear witness to animals going to slaughter,” said Roxanne Kirtright, director of North Carolina Farmed ...
A Bay Area animal-rights group that's suing Diestel Turkey Ranch can't challenge the Sonora-based farm's use of certain claims on product labels because they were pre-approved by the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture, according to a ruling earlier this month by Alameda County Superior Court ...
I read a lot of news releases, articles and blogs every day, including those from animal rights groups. I've had my fair share of interactions with those folks, too. I once asked a prominent manager of an animal rights group if he'd ever been on a modern livestock farm, and he said he hadn't. This surprised me ...
Animal rights group PETA has purchased stock in travel company Thomas Cook to gain entry to its AGM and lobby executives in person to stop selling ... "These highly intelligent animals — who live in large, complex social groups and swim up to 140 miles a day in the wild — are forced to spend their days ...
Responding to pressure from the activists, Jewish and Muslim groups have agreed to make changes in an effort to preserve their slaughtering practices. ... Even though a compromise solution was developed, the Dutch animal rights party is again planning to introduce legislation early this year in an attempt ...
NEW photos of animal rights activists taking to Toowoomba streets have surfaced on social media as the group protests against the killing of animals for food. The same day the activists staged a protest outside Beef City west of Toowoomba, the group also took their action to Margaret Street outside Grand ...
HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Connecticut judge this week denied a petition by an animal rights group to grant personhood to three elephants in a travelling petting zoo, calling the request "wholly frivolous." The Nonhuman Rights Project sued in November on behalf of elephants at Commerford Zoo, based in ...
CLAYTON • As the region braces for single-digit low temperatures in the days ahead, an animal rights group is suing to stop carriage rides at Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park in Ladue. Dan Kolde, a lawyer and animal rights activist who has fought for stricter regulation of horse-drawn carriages in downtown ...
Her own group hunts for hares on foot using 12-15 beagles. She said her pack had yet to catch a hare this year. "It's not obvious that hunting is cruel as the League says," she said. "I hunt regularly because I found it a very enjoyable activity, following nature and watching hounds pitting their wits against wild ...
Animal rights campaigners REVEL in London Zoo fire saying zoo creatures will ALWAYS suffer. THE London Zoo fire which killed Misha the aardvark and four meerkats has been used by animal rights charities to stop people visiting zoos. By Laura Mowat. PUBLISHED: 08:17, Sun, Dec 24, 2017 ...
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) is urging Argyll and Bute council to reject the proposals for the project at Ardkinglas, near Cairndow, Loch Fyne. Fynest Caviar, of Edinburgh, hopes to begin work on the farm in the spring. The company aims to have Scottish- produced caviar on the market ...


 

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