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Before I get into the main topic I would like to remind you that this editorial is meant for everyone, not just animal rights/welfare proponents. I’m generally not one to push my views on animal rights, veganism, etc. unless baited into the conversation like on Facebook, with friends
Read More… The Split Within The Animal Rights/Welfare Movements
The Humane Society of the United States commends Sens. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Richard Burr, R-N.C., for their leadership in winning unanimous approval by the full Senate for their Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act of 2010, which will ban the creation and distribution of obscene animal torture videos that show the
Read More… U.S. Senate Approves Kyl, Merkley, Burr Bill to Crack Down on Animal Crush Videos
If you’d rather go naked than wear fur, you’re in luck. This fall, faux fur is everywhere. Many of the hefty fashion magazines on newsstands this month include spreads spotlighting faux-fur coats and other creations. Designers and retailers from Anna Sui to Uniqlo are selling faux-fur bags, faux-fur jackets, boots trimmed with faux fur
Read More… Fall Fashion’s Hottest Trend: Faux Fur
The Humane Society of the United States praised Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell for signing an important bill that cracks down on poachers who attempt to hunt in Pennsylvania when their licenses have been suspended in other states. The legislation passed the House on Sept. 13 by a vote of 178 to 15 and previously
Read More… The HSUS Applauds Gov. Rendell for Cracking Down on Poaching
The American Lung Association and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) intervened on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to defend important air quality standards that will limit sulfur dioxide emissions from power plants, factories, and other sources. The court filing by Earthjustice seeks to oppose industry suits challenging the public health standards.
Read More… Health and Environmental Groups Intervene to Defend U.S. EPA Air Rules