Monday, April 15, 2024

Tag: animal welfare

New York bans native wildlife killing competitions

The statewide law, signed by New York Governor Kathy Hochul, "prohibits events during which contestants compete to kill the most, the heaviest, and the smallest animals for cash and prizes."

Animal rights activists accuse Direct Action Everywhere of misconduct, retaliation, and...

Activists say core members of Direct Action Everywhere’s leadership team fostered a cultish environment at the California animal rights nonprofit.

Supreme Court’s ruling on humane treatment of pigs could catalyze a...

While the ruling was fractured and reflected complex legal questions, it is a major victory for those working to improve farm animal welfare.

Supreme Court upholds California Prop. 12

California's Prop. 1, which bans the in-state sale of pork, eggs, and veal from animals “confined in a cruel manner,” was challenged by the corporate pork production industry.

Are America’s biggest food companies making progress toward reducing animal suffering?

Like countless animal lovers, I have always considered myself as someone who deeply cares for animals. As a kid, my pet dogs,...

Humanity is getting increasingly serious about enforcing animal rights protections all...

The scene was heart-crushing: 21 dogs, many sick, wounded and infected, on heavy chains or trapped in filthy kennels with no food...

If we want antibiotics to work, consumers have to put big...

Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.

SeaWorld Agrees to End Killer Whale Shows in San Diego

Blaming public outrage and dwindling attendance, SeaWorld will phase out the signature killer whale shows at its San Diego theme park next year. But why will killer whale shows at its Orlando and San Antonio theme parks continue?

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Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Unveiling the titans of carbon: How 57 companies drive the global climate crisis

The quest to curb emissions becomes not just a matter of individual or national effort but a pressing need for accountability at the corporate level.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.

Re-electing a brutal outlaw-in-chief makes America a rogue outlaw nation

Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.