Animal Rights

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Push To Block Wild Mustang Capture
Environment
Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Push To Block Wild Mustang Capture
2019-12-13 15:06:28
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of lawmakers wrote the House and Senate appropriations panels this week, asking them to withhold funding from a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of 130,000 wild horses across the west in the... Read More

Dog-Friendly Event Calls Attention to Lab Animal Retirement Legislation
Animal Rights
Dog-Friendly Event Calls Attention to Lab Animal Retirement Legislation
2019-12-06 21:41:56
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -Earlier this week members of Congress sought to draw attention to a bill that would allow for the retirement of dogs, cats and other animals used in federal lab experiments. The bill, called the Animal Freedom from Testing, Experimentation... Read More

NY Mayor Bans Sale of Foie Gras, Limits Central Park Horse Carriage Operation
Animal Rights
NY Mayor Bans Sale of Foie Gras, Limits Central Park Horse Carriage Operation

NEW YORK — Mayor de Blasio limited when horse carriages can operate in hot weather — six years after pledging to rid the city of the industry entirely. Hizzoner signed a package of legislation addressing animal welfare issues on Monday,... Read More

California Lawmakers Ban Exotic Animals at Circuses
State News
California Lawmakers Ban Exotic Animals at Circuses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Circuses in California would no longer be allowed to include wild animals under a bill state legislators sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday. Should Newsom sign Senate Bill 313, circuses in the state will no longer... Read More

Johns Hopkins Researchers Harmed Dogs, Animal Rights Group Claims
Litigation
Johns Hopkins Researchers Harmed Dogs, Animal Rights Group Claims

BALTIMORE — An animal rights group has filed a complaint against Johns Hopkins University for what it describes as botched surgeries on nine dogs that led to their paralysis and euthanasia. This is the second complaint filed with the U.S.... Read More

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