Category: Local and State Legislation

The Lies of the Animal Rights Racket

New York Post NYCLASS isn’t a one-trick pony anymore: Founded to crusade against Central Park’s carriage-horse operators, the group that spent $220,000 to elect Mayor de Blasio has now turned its attention to banning elephant acts in the Big Apple.…

Action Alert: Support the Circus in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Senate Bill 1626 Scheduled for Hearing on February 3, 2014  A hearing on Massachusetts Senate Bill 1626 has been scheduled for Monday, February 3 at approximately 2:00PM before the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts, and Cultural Development.  This bill…

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…

NH bill requires reporting animal cruelty

Concord Monitor CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Anyone witnessing cruelty to livestock would be required to report the incident or face a $250 fine under a bill before the New Hampshire House. The reports would be filed with police within 48…