Category: Animal Rights News

Is Rick Santorum a Closet Animal Rights Activist?

Forbes Frank Miniter, Contributor The question posed by this headline is buzzing in blogs in the agricultural industry and sportsmen’s rights groups. The anxiety stems from Rick Santorum’s backing (and, when in the U.S. Senate, sponsoring) bills animal-rights groups are…

Humane Society president responds to CCF claims

The Center for Consumer Freedom’s latest diatribe against The Humane Society of the United States is off the mark – off by miles. (Feb. 8). We are a 58-year-old organization with 11 million members and constituents, and we have a…

Judge tosses case seeking rights for orcas

(AP)  SAN DIEGO — A federal judge has dismissed an unprecedented lawsuit by an animal rights group seeking to grant constitutional protection against slavery to a group of orcas that perform at SeaWorld parks. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Miller issued…

Animal rights group criticizes magazine

A leading outdoor magazine has reacted to plans by an animal rights group to use a small, remote-controlled aircraft, nicknamed “Angel,” to videotape live pigeon shoots Feb. 9-12 at Broxton Bridge Plantation near Ehrhardt. SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness)…