Category: Animal Rights News

Beware PETA’s Attacks on SeaWorld

Will Coggin – The Blaze Own a pet? Visited a zoo? Enjoy grilled cheese? If so, you’re violating the core ideals of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. You’ve probably seen PETA before in the news organizing pickets…

EDITORIAL: The inhumane society

The Washington Times – Americans love animals, even cats. Eight million stray dogs and cats find their way into animal shelters every year, and the lucky ones are adopted into a warm home with a loving family. Shelters are operated…

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…

City Council Wavers on de Blasio’s Horse-Carriage Ban

Wall Street Journal – Support for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to ban horse-drawn carriages appears to be fizzling in the City Council, making the future of his campaign promise uncertain. Councilman Rafael Espinal, chairman of the…

Butt asks state AG to investigate HSUS

The Daily Herald ~ NASHVILLE — State Rep. Sheila But, R–Columbia, announced this week she has called on Tennessee’s Attorney General to launch an investigation into the fundraising practices of the Humane Society of the United States following reports of…

Veterinarians not fooled by HSUS

Blog: Ty Higgins,Ohio’s Country Journal – As many in agriculture know by now, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is full of tricks to raise gobs of money for a many number of reasons. A very few of…

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…