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.
Across Africa, water conflict threatens security, health, and the environment
The scarcity-led conflict and crisis.
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.