Category: Animal Rights News

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)…

Animal rights activist arrested at gunpoint in Key Largo

Animal rights activist arrested at gunpoint in Key Largo Florida Keys An off-duty Miami police officer arrested at gunpoint an animal-rights activist outside a marine-mammal rehabilitation site in Key Largo. Arnold Christopher Lagergren, 41, also of Miami, is charged with…

Vandals strike Casa Grande Salmon project again

Vandals strike Casa Grande  Salmon project again petaluma.com Heaping insult on injury, vandals struck again at a salmon restoration project in Tiburon and released the 20,000 hatchery-raised chinook smolts that were left in place after the first attack last week…