Category: Animal Rights News

Action Alert – Massachusetts

Courtesy of Mary Lou Kelly A hearing on Massachusetts H 418 (an act relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts) and S 490 (an act relative to prohibiting wild and exotic animal performances) will have a hearing May…

Federal BAN on traveling animal acts introduced

 HR 6342, the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPA) was introduced earlier this month by Representatives Grijalva (D-AZ) and Costello (R-PA).  The bill text  available at https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/6342 .  The bill has been assigned to the House Committee…

Action Alert – Los Angeles Proposed ban on Exhibition of Wild & Exotic Animals

Press coverage: http://www.dailynews.com/government-and-politics/20161201/la-councilman-wants-to-bring-down-curtain-on-animal-entertainment http://laist.com/2016/11/30/exotic_animals_ban.php http://mynewsla.com/life/2016/11/30/ban-the-bears-from-la-circuses-elephants-and-snakes-too/   As many of you know, in 2013 the Los Angeles City Council voted to prohibit the use of elephant guides (bullhooks), which effectively prohibited any future elephant performances or elephant exhibitors in the city.…

Wild Horse Sanctuary Herd Impounded

The Horse By Pat Raia Oct 12, 2016 Authorities in two South Dakota counties have impounded hundreds of horses residing at a wild horse sanctuary operated by the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros (ISPMB). The impoundment…

Animal lawyers dog the legal system

Animal lawyers dog the legal system | Las Vegas Review-Journal By Will Coggin Special to the Review-Journal If you’ve ever tried to put your pet on a diet, you know what’s in store: A lot of meows or barks, a…

How to Avoid Hiring an Animal Rights Activist

How to Avoid Hiring an Animal Rights Activist | Successful Farming When hundreds of people are hired by large livestock producers, often for relatively short times, it’s difficult to keep track of them all. Even on smaller farms, if you…