Category: Animal Welfare News

Animal Rights or Welfare – The Big Difference

Huffington Post – The Blog Who, in this day and age, would stand up in parliament and oppose a ban on wild animals in circuses? Andrew Rosindell, the Conservative MP for Romford, did that last week and blocked Labour MP…

Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts

Note from the Animal Welfare Council – We are sad to lose the magnificent elephants from the traveling show that allow so many Americans to see them up close and personal.  We understand the decision and thankful to Feld Entertainment…

City council votes down proposed circus ordinance

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 – By Alana Cook, Citizen.Editor.Eureka@gmail.com Despite local citizens protesting during the Nov. 10 Eureka Springs City Council meeting and pleading with council members to pass the second reading of a proposed ordinance that would ban circuses…

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…

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…