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Statewide Pet Sale Ban Making Same Mistakes as LA Ban

citywatchla.com By Mike Bober PET POLITICS–Earlier this week, Phyllis Daugherty published an analysis of some of the failures of the 2012 Los Angeles ban on cat, dog, and rabbit sales. Her piece is worth reading in full as the Senate considers…

Animal Cruelty Laws Don’t Depend on Animal Rights

New York Times – Vigorous prosecution of animal cruelty is appropriate, but not based on animal rights. All members of nonhuman animal species are incapable of significant moral responsibilities, and thus affording them “rights” just doesn’t fit. Rather than focusing…

Missouri’s ‘Right to Farm’ passes…barely

Dairy Herd Management In a narrow margin, Missouri voters passed Amendment 1, a proposed constitutional amendment creating a right to farm. According to the Associated Press, the amendment had 498,751 votes for it and 496,223 against it with all precincts…

HSUS Contributions Drop $20 Million in 2013

Humanewatch.org It must be a bad day for Wayne “I don’t love animals” Pacelle and company over at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). They’re desperately trying to put lipstick on a pig, and it’s obvious. Today Pacelle…