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Tag: animal rights

Federal Judge Rules Idaho’s Ag-Gag law ‘unconstitutional infringement of the First...

"This latest ruling affirms our right to report abuse in order to protect animals and our health.”

Trump caves to Big Ag, reverses humane requirements for “USDA Organic”...

Consumers pay more for organic with the expectation that the animals are treated more humanely than in conventional farming.

Brutal outlook for healthy wild horses and burros: BLM calls for...

“A balance must be struck between ranching and mining interests and wild horses and other wildlife as part of a fair interpretation of BLM’s multiple-use mandate on the range.”

United Kingdom to ban ivory trade

More than 20,000 African elephants die every year to feed the ivory trade.

Deafening ocean noise threatens marine life

If we wouldn’t inflict such pain on our worst enemies, then why are we so ruthless to our neighbors in the sea?

Mega farms are on the rise

Even though large farms can keep food costs low, as the human population continues to grow, we have to think about the costs to our health and the health of the animals and the environments involved.

Republican governor against Trump’s offshore oil plans

With South Carolina’s economy dependent on coastal business, such as fishing and tourism, any damage to the coast could have a major impact on the state.

Around the world, environmental laws are under attack

Without our hard-won environmental protections, we would all already be breathing polluted air, drinking befouled water, and living in a world with much less wildlife.

Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of...

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides further evidence that, even if we haven’t already entered a sixth era of species extinction on a global scale, it may yet be imminent.

Poachers break into French zoo and kill rhino for its horn

Of the five rhino species in existence, all are currently on the endangered species list.

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This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the homeless

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North Korea has nukes

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

The world according to Trump

“Trump administration’s foolish and self-defeating decision to abdicate the United States’ global influence — something that has taken more than 70 years to build.”

Scientific studies conclude neonicotinoids damage bee populations

What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?

Bannon & Trump deserve each other — divisive, grandstanding demagogues at each other’s throat

However very similar yet very different, two warring demagogues threaten law, order, civility, trust and the good will still clinging to the American experiment.

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