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(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 consumption of meat-based products. Ashley Byrne, associate director of campaigns with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said while there are no ...
Some one thousand people gathered at the Helsinki Railway Square at midday on Saturday to protest the government's proposed animal rights bill. rights organisations say the proposal, begun in 2010, is unacceptably lacking and old-fashioned in many of its key policies. Finland's current animal rights ...

The legislators plan to unveil their list of animal welfare legislation on Tuesday at the Legislative Office Building. 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, ...
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 ...
An animal rights campaigner has urged the public to help strengthen the regulation of how puppies are bought. Former veterinary manager Yonni Wilson has campaigned for a ban on third party puppy sales, which is now being considered by the government. A consultation on a potential ban, which would ...
animal rights organisation PETA, whose motto reads, in part, "animals are not ours to wear", exposed that animals on fur farms spend their entire lives in horrific conditions. Foxes, minks and other animals are confined to tiny, filthy cages before brutal killings. They are either poisoned, gassed, electrocuted or ...

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 ...
On Thursday, folks in Pueblo are rallying together to act as a voice for the voiceless. A group of animal lovers are hosting a protest calling for the maximum penalty for two men behind a recently discovered dog fighting operation. Early in February, 19 dogs were found with scars and wounds at a property on ...
The livelihood of my family and my seven employees are at risk because the mayor and council are seeking to advance the ideological interests of national animal rights extremist groups through an ordinance to ban the sale of dogs and cats at stores in the borough rather than learning about how my ...
"We walk down the street and people will walk completely around us because they don't want to see our dog. "But our dog is probably the most loving creature around." Several of the animal rights activists said they plan to have a presence at the judicial building, and inside the courtroom, every time Grady ...
Do you love to eat meat? Yes? Do you love to watch big ag videos that exhibit the living conditions of big ag farm animals? No! But they are real. People from all walks of life who eat meat, care not only about the health and safety of the meat they eat raised in that industry, they also care about how those ...
Animal-rights activists have protested outside the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. They say it irresponsibly promotes dog breeding when many dogs in shelters need homes. A small band of protesters from groups including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals held signs Tuesday afternoon ...
However, we cannot have a full conception of human rights without considering animal rights as a part of this. The concept of animal rights as fundamental to human rights relies on the recognition that humans are in fact an animal species, and therefore the compartmentalization of different kind of behavior ...
animal rights advocates were defeated Tuesday in their bid to block a proposed poultry slaughterhouse from opening in San Francisco. The Board of Supervisors voted 11-0 Tuesday to reject an appeal by the Animal legal defense Fund of a 2,100-square-foot poultry slaughter proposed for 1526 Wallace ...
Evangeline Wendt, 7, right, visits with a golden retriever named Tank during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). NEW YORK. The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):. 3:40 p.m.. Animal-rights activists ...
Sue Hayman, the shadow environment secretary, said: "With new trade deals on the horizon and the UK no longer subject to EU-wide rules on animal welfare, we want to ensure there is a comprehensive legislative agenda in place so that the UK becomes a world leader on animal rights." She said it was ...
Masked animal rights activitists campaign in Romford town centre. PUBLISHED: 10:04 13 February 2018 | UPDATED: 10:15 13 February 2018. Liam Coleman. Pictured are members of the Romford group of Anonymous for the Voiceless (AVA) at a protest in South Street in Romford. Photo: Connor Anderson.

NEW HAVEN -- An animal rights group is seeking an independent investigation into what it alleges is "multiple incidents of negligence within the animal experimentation program at Yale University." In a letter sent Feb. 10 to Yale President Peter Salovey, the group Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! asked for ...
animal rights groups claim the consultation paper issued by NRW does not cover the issues adequately. Animal Aid director Isobel Hutchinson said: "We are extremely concerned to see that the issue of animal welfare does not even merit a proper discussion in the main consultation paper, despite strong ...
The bill does not touch directly on religion, let alone Judaism, Schudrich said: it aims to protect animal rights. As formulated now, it would allow the Jewish community to continue slaughtering animals in the kosher way - but not allow slaughter products to be exported from Poland to the rest of Europe.
HYANNIS -- Hunters and gun rights activists traded jeers with animal rights advocates picketing outside a gun shop on Barnstable Road on Saturday to voice opposition to what the store is calling its "first annual Coyote Contest." "Killing animals for pleasure is the number-one symptom of psychopathy," ...
university-of-nottingham-animal-protest Protesters made their point on the Ningbo Friendship Bridge over the A52 by the QMC on Wednesday, drawing attention to the 25,000 animals a year tested on by the university. But some criticised the demonstration for its use of the word 'torture'.
In honor of the Annual Knesset animal rights Day, Israeli lawmakers went vegan for a day, enjoying animal-free foods instead of beef and chicken at the Knesset cafeteria. However, it was more than a day about food. Dishes like a meatless lasagna, vegan rice dishes, vegan potato strudel, and eggless ...
... everything in life it probably has its good points and bad ones but saying that Irish farmers are cruel to animals is abhorrent to me. It's so inaccurate and ridiculous. "farm organisations need to stand up and be advocates for our industry. Maybe we could organise fundraisers for animal rights organisations ...
HYANNIS, Mass. (WHDH) -- An animal-rights group is criticizing a planned hunt on Cape Cod, where a business is offering prizes to hunters who claim the most coyotes. Powderhorn Outfitters in Barnstable posted about the contest on its facebook page, offering cash prizes and a mystery grand prize for ...
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 ...
Kyle Keegan, 23, appeared before Craigavon Magistrates Court on Wednesday afternoon charged with animal cruelty, after the appalling killing of an 11-week-old pup called 'Sparky' was posted on Snapchat. Keegan's mother clashed with animal rights activists inside the court after they shouted angry ...
Now the 39-year-old founder of an animal rights group, Bellotti last month achieved an important victory for opponents of animal testing. He played a key role in pressuring the Food and Drug Administration to shut down a nicotine-addiction study in which four monkeys died, and prompting the appointment ...
While penalizing offenders is a promising deterrent, and the bill goes along way in establishing a platform for promulgating animal rights, there are many aspects of the Act that require reform. The provision of facilities for restitution of sick animals that have been mistreated should also be taken into account ...
Huw Longman, a spokesman for Nottingham animal rights, said: "We believe there is no longer a requirement to carry out barbaric and cruel experiments on animals with such huge advances in technology for animal-free research which provide tangible results without causing distress, injury and death to ...
A few years ago I came across some animal rights activists who said they were encouraging people to vote UKIP in the upcoming general election. Their reason, to them, seemed like a no-brainer: "It's the best party for animals," one woman told me. They clearly hadn't heard of the Animal Welfare Party, but ...
The animal rights group disagrees with SeaWorld's treatment of orcas and other animals. The park faced accusations of cruelty last August after an ex-trainer made allegations against it over the way whales are treated after one called Kasatka had to be put down. Her former trainer, John Hargrove, left the ...
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 ...
"We try to educate the community and students about animal cruelty and ways to prevent and stop it," Jessica Albright, marketing graduate student and president of the animal rights Club, said. "One of the things that we do is we organize a protest here on campus because the circus that comes to campus ...
animal rights activists invested in travel company Thomas Cook in a protest against its stance on SeaWorld. PETA bought around £1.20 of stock to gain access to Thomas Cook's AGM in London and lobby executives and shareholders. Campaigners object to the company selling tickets to SeaWorld, which they think is cruel ...
An animal rights activist braved the freezing cold wearing only a white bikini and bunny ears in Pyeongchang on Tuesday (February 6) to call on Olympians and visitors to stop wearing fur. Part of animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), Ashley Fruno stayed around 15 ...
The Animal Aid group will be challenging people to watch horrific footage of abuse carried out inside English abbatoirs. The group will be in Reading, Berkshire, on Wednesday, February 7, and posing the question 'do you dare watch footage secretly filmed inside English abbatoirs?" The group will be ...
Cork dairy farmer branded 'rapist' and 'Nazi' by animal rights activists after sharing clip of cow giving birth online. Peter Hynes said he was ... A DAIRY farmer has said he was called a "rapist" and a "Nazi" by animal rights activists after he posted a video online of a cow giving birth. Peter Hynes, from Cork, ...
The Human Society of the United States (HSUS) CEO Wayne Pacelle resigned from his position on 2 February 2018 following sexual molestation that led to donor threat to stop funding the HSUS if he did not resign. Well-known for investigating animal rights violations worldwide, Mr Pacelle came under ...
Meanwhile, the Ontario Fur Breeders Association is condemning break-ins at fur farms by animal rights activists. The OFBA takes animal welfare very seriously and works with veterinarians, and animal welfare experts in their farming activities. "I'm willing to accept the responsibility of that. The government ...
Unfortunately, the animal rights and welfare movement is not immune to these very same problems, as discussed in a statement released by Compassion Over Killing (COK) Executive Director Erica Meier this week. According to Meier, although the overwhelming majority of people working within this ...
Currently, Michael Vick embodies repentance, redemption, and restoration. The former NFL star understands the consequences of his actions and shared this with students at the Liberty University convocation Monday. Michael Vick Spoke About Redemption and animal rights At Liberty University.
And these days, most circus shows that feature live animals carry controversy with them, besieged by animal rights groups who want to see live animals removed from the shows. The animal rights Club of Springfield plans on having protesters at every Carden circus show this weekend. "I think all smart ...
The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority should take great care when consulting stakeholders in wildlife legislation, especially animal protection groups. We all share the common ground that animals should not be subjected to unnecessary suffering. But to misguide the general population into believing that ...
Now, the 26 remaining animals will be placed in a permanent sanctuary home, and the FDA is working to establish an Animal Welfare Council to oversee all animal research under the agency's purview, Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement last week. While animal rights activists celebrated ...
TAR HEEL -- An animal rights protest outside Smithfield's packing plant Thursday afternoon resulted in more than a dozen protesters being arrested, if eye witnesses are correct. Around 1 p..m. Thursday, what organizers called the "largest group of protesters to ever protest at Smithfield" converged on the ...
TAR HEEL -- An animal rights protest outside Smithfield's packing plant Thursday afternoon resulted in more than a dozen protesters being arrested. Around 1 p..m. Thursday, approximately 15o protesters converged on Smithfield's Tar Heel plant. Waving signs that said "Meat is murder" and "Smithfield ...
An Ohio animal rights organization proposed Thursday the withholding of federal funding and dismissal of a research administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center in response to alleged abuse of research animals. Stop Animal Exploitation Now, a nonprofit group based in Milford, Ohio, submitted to federal ...
And in Hong Kong, lawmakers voted Wednesday to ban the sale of ivory--a move hailed by animal rights campaigners as a major step toward protecting elephants. This is Michael Lau with the World Wildlife Fund in Hong Kong. Michael Lau: "This will show the commitment by Hong Kong government ...
But while many were amazed by the sound of an orca recreating words including "hello," "bye bye," and "one, two, three," animal rights activists were furious. Four animal rights organisations told Business Insider that Wikie's training was cruel and inhumane, and that she should be free rather than in ...



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