Category: Animal Welfare News

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…

Bill Would be Alternative to PAST Legislation

The Horse Magazine By Pat Raia, February 28, 2014 A bill that would give federal lawmakers an alternate way to prevent the soring of Tennessee Walking Horses was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Last year, U.S.…

Utah defends law aimed at livestock filming

Beaumont Enterprise SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The state of Utah is pushing back against animal-welfare activists who contend a state law to prevent filming of agricultural operations is designed to silence them. The lawsuit is the first of its kind…

Animal activist cited for cruelty in Kersey cattle case

The Coloradoan An investigation into a cattle company near Kersey has led to several people being cited for animal abuse, including the animal activist who turned video footage of the alleged abuse over to authorities.Taylor Radig, who has been associated…

Sioux chief wants horse carriages to remain in NYC

Fox 5 New York – The spiritual leader of the Great Sioux Nation wants horse and buggy rides to remain a New York City fixture. Chief Arvol Looking Horse toured the Clinton Park stables and visited the carriage horses. Incoming…

Judge clears way for domestic horse slaughter

CBS News ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A federal judge on Friday cleared the way for horse slaughterhouses to resume operating in the U.S. as early as next week. U.S. District Judge Christina Armijo in Albuquerque threw out a lawsuit by The Humane…