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Judge William Brigham reported to Texas State Commission of Judicial Conduct - by Truth & Honesty
May 16, 2013 Mary Cummins filed a complaint against Judge William H. Brigham with the Texas State Commission of Judicial Conduct. In the complaint she alleges that Judge Brigham was unethical and did not rule according to the law and evidence because of his special relationship with the Plaintiffs' attorney Randy Turner and with the sitting Judge for that court Judge Bonnie Sudderth.
Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 3:57PM
On Mother's Day, don't forget animal moms - by Jeff Mackey
Some of the best mothers in the world are found in the animal kingdom, yet few animal moms on today's farms are ever allowed to nurture their babies as nature intended. This Mother's Day, honor all mothers … with a vegan celebration.
Posted: Wed May 8, 2013 10:16AM
Vegan is the 'new green' for Earth Day - by Heather Moore
Planting trees and cleaning up rivers won't mean much in the long run if we continue to trash the planet with our meat habit. To truly "go green," we must start with what's on our plates.
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:55AM
Animal Rights Groups Offer Rewards In Shelton Snake’s Death - by Caine Weiner
Animal Rights Groups Offer Rewards In Shelton Snake’s Death
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:21PM
Think your animals are safe in your backyard? Think again - by Martin Mersereau
Every day, countless animals are used for target practice, stolen for experimentation, used as bait for dogfighting and worse after being left outside alone for “just a few minutes.” Protect your animals: Keep them indoors.
Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:41AM
Hero, Actor James Cromwell, Arrested In Animal Rights Action - by transmitter
Once again, James Cromwell is involved in animal rights action, this time arrested for speaking out against Univ. of Wisconsin animal torture.
Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:28PM
Mary Cummins appeals Texas freedom of speech case - by Mary Cummins
Mary Cummins of Animal Advocates filed her appeal to the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth, Texas Cause No. 02-12-00285-CV. The appeal stems from a district case originally filed in 2010 by Amanda Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary. Appellees sued Appellant for defamation and breach of contract. In trial Judge William Brigham of the 352nd District Court ruled in favor of Appellees.
Posted: Sat Apr 6, 2013 2:49PM
Rhino poacher indictment & plea illustrates real scheme trafficing endangered species - by semp
In February of 2012, Jarrod Wade Steffen, his mom and new wife all got caught with a large amount of cash at the Long Beach, CA airport after selling rhino horns in Orange County to Mr. Kha. The family had been monitored by U.S. Fish & Wildlife agents. Steffen's mother and wife appeared to know exactly what was going on, but for some reason the Feds choose not to prosecute. Steffen pled guilty and agreed to surrender his trucks, horse trailers and the $337,000 in cash that was seized at the L...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:00PM
An Unsettling Buffalo Dance - by Jim Macdonald
Traveling back onto a familiar trail unsure of why I was there, I saw the familiar beauty of the Gardiner Basin north of Yellowstone National Park. This is a land where so much tragedy happens to wild buffalo. Dancing my way through this journey, I rediscovered old wounds and came out with a new sense of purpose to tell their story.
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:21AM
Texas states Amanda Lollar, Bat World Sanctuary are not bat experts - by For The Love Of Bats
August 2011 Amanda Lollar of Bat World Sanctuary intended to give a symposium on White Nose Syndrome (WNS) with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT). She invited biologists, rehabbers and educators to the symposium. Someone from BRIT questioned TPWD about whether or not Amanda Lollar and Bat World Sanctuary were capable of giving the symposium and if they were properly permitted to bring live bats. TPWD became alarmed and quickly wrote a letter stating Amanda Lollar is not an expe...
Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:19PM
Crufts: Making dogs suffer for 'beauty' - by Mimi Bekhechi
Dog shows such as Westminster and Crufts put dogs at risk. Dog breeders routinely use inbreeding and genetic manipulation to achieve certain "desirable" traits, and as a result, as many as one in four purebred dogs is plagued with a serious genetic health problem.
Posted: Thu Mar 7, 2013 11:21AM
A mouse is not a man—or a tool - by Kathy Guillermo
A new study has found that decades of burn, sepsis and trauma experiments on mice have led nowhere. It’s time to switch to sophisticated human-focused research that will help people rather than waste resources and needlessly harm animals.
Posted: Wed Mar 6, 2013 11:43AM
Amanda Lollar commits animal cruelty at Bat World Sanctuary - by Say NO to animal cruelty
Amanda Lollar is a "wildlife rehabilitator" who treats bats in Mineral Wells, Texas. She is not a veterinarian yet she illegally performs surgery. She illegally possesses and uses controlled substances such as Isoflurane. Her illegal acts were reported to the Texas Veterinary Board. They stated, "she committed animal cruelty and should be reported to the police."
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:21AM
For chained dogs, it's a long, cold, lonely winter - by Teresa Chagrin
Hidden out of sight in the backyard, many chained dogs go without proper food and water, shelter and veterinary care, and they suffer through all weather extremes. If there are chained dogs in your neighborhood, please encourage their guardians to take them inside, where they can be a part of the family.
Posted: Mon Feb 4, 2013 12:28PM
Disney Owned Feld Entertainment And Ringling Brothers Continue Reign Of Terror - by Boycott Disney
Disney owns Feld Entertainment which through Disney's hundreds of billions of dollars has squeezed a 9.3 million dollar settlement from the ASPCA
Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:10AM
In 2013, let's remember: Kindness is not a finite commodity - by Alisa Mullins
Compassion is not something that gets used up and must be doled out sparingly. Standing up for the defenseless of all species helps make the world a kinder place for us all.
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:56PM
There is good reason to be optimistic about 2013 - by Heather Moore
As we head into the new year, let's reflect upon some of the things that made 2012 memorable for animals—and remember that we can continue to push for progress by taking simple steps such as buying cruelty-free products, choosing meatless meals and wearing animal-friendly fashions.
Posted: Thu Jan 3, 2013 10:20AM
'No-kill' is no solution to animal homelessness - by Teresa Chagrin
Every caring person wants to end the need for euthanasia of homeless dogs and cats. But the only real and humane way for communities to become no-kill is to first become no-birth—by passing mandatory spay/neuter legislation and by outlawing the unregulated breeding and sale of animals by breeders, pet shops and puppy mills.
Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:28AM
Not-so-merry mangers - by Jennifer O'Connor
It doesn’t take a wise man or woman to see that Christmas is anything but merry for animals used in live nativity displays. We can spread goodwill by keeping animals in our thoughts and prayers—not in our mangers.
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:41AM
As autumn sets in, be nice to mice - by Michelle Kretzer
If there’s a mouse in your house, don’t turn to poisons or glue traps. Keep rodents away with humane mouse-proofing techniques such as sealing up cracks in walls and storing food in chew-proof containers.
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:36AM