Saturday, April 1, 2023

Tag: animal rights

New legislation bans private possession of big cats in the US

The legislation, which was advocated by both Democrat and Republican lawmakers, will ban private possession of tigers, lions, cougars, cheetahs, leopards, cougars and jaguars.

There’s no such thing as ‘humane slaughter’ of livestock—federal records prove...

We know that “humane slaughter” is an oxymoron.

The meat industry has created a false dichotomy that pits people...

Factory farms are harmful to animals, the environment, local communities, and public health. We need a more logical and just food system.

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken...

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private...

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Zoo troubles: The plight of two pandas lays bare the flaws

Animals in zoos suffer greatly and are exploited for entertainment under the guise of education and conservation.

Dinner versus the truth: The problem with Facebook’s content warnings

The decision to prioritize our own comfort and convenience by looking away might feel easier, but it comes at a terrible cost.

How the USDA fails to enforce the Animal Welfare Act

The agency has neglected its federally mandated responsibilities—even in the face of years of their own inspectors’ reports of abuse.

One major way we can reduce the suffering of animals raised...

Veterinarians have an opportunity to uphold medical ethics—and give the nation’s factory-farmed animals a small bit of mercy when they are killed.

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Western monarch butterfly population reaches its highest number since 2000

“It is difficult to watch monarch butterflies and their extraordinary migration teeter on the edge of collapse, but there are signs of hope.”

Covering (up) antiwar protest in US media

The national press is a no show.

To hell and back

It is time to set in motion policies that would uplift veterans instead of pouring yet more staggering sums into a military that’s only sent so many of us to hell and back in this century?

US auctions giant stretch of Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling

Coming on the heels of the Willow decision, this certainly feels like another step backwards in the fight against climate change, which this administration has said is an existential threat.”

California passes law to fine oil companies over price gouging

The new law prohibiting fuel price gouging will go into effect June 26.