Category: Animal Rights News

The difference between animal rights and welfare

The Daily Collegian We’ve all seen the commercials with Sarah McLachlan advocating animal rights and pushing to end the abuse of animals. But what exactly do animal rights entail? Commercials like these would have you believe that animal rights look…

ASPCA settles with Ringling Bros. for $9.3M

Washington Business Journal The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has settled a lawsuit filed against it by Feld Entertainment for $9.3 million, ending 12 years of litigation between the two. Full Article

HSUS Gets Another “D” Grade from Charity Watchdog

Humanewatch.com Ever get déjà vu? We feel like we’ve written this article before. And that’s because we have—about half a dozen times. The Humane Society of the United States has once again gotten a “D” grade from the American Institute…

HSUS horse sanctuary director sues over firing

Capital Press The former director of a horse sanctuary operated by the Humane Society of the United States claims she was fired for “whistleblowing activities” involving environmental and workplace safety rules. Kathleen Strek, former director of the group’s Duchess Sanctuary…