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Unconditional Anti-Oppression: The Rise of Anti-Speciesism in the Anarchist Movement - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
Negotiation is over. Moving beyond liberal veganism.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:50PM
District Attorney’s Handling of Cat Shooting Case Probed by Animal Legal Defense Fund - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
AUSTIN — On June 26, the Animal Legal Defense Fund invited Austin County District Attorney Travis J. Koehn under the Texas Public Information Act (Tex. Gov. Code § 552.001 et seq.) to produce all records relating to the criminal case against Kristen Lindsey, a veterinarian who killed a cat with a bow and arrow. Ms. Lindsey outraged animal lovers in April after posting a photo of herself on Facebook holding an orange cat with an arrow through its head, stating “My first bow kill, lol. The...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:27PM
AWI Applauds Humane Cosmetics Act Introduction - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) applauds Representatives Martha McSally (R-AZ), Don Beyer (D-VA), Joe Heck (R-NV), and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) for introducing the Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2858). This bipartisan bill would phase out the use of animal testing for cosmetics manufactured or sold in the United States.
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:37PM
University of Denver Sturm College of Law Launches New Professorship in Animal Rights Law - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
DENVER, CO — The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is gratified to announce the creation of a new Professorship that will bolster students’ ability and interest in representing animal rights. Funded by a generous gift from the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and appointed by the dean of Denver Law, the ALDF Professorship will provide support for a faculty member dedicated to advancing the interests of animals through the legal system and engaging students in this field of work. T...
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:34PM
Eastern Puma Declared Extinct, Removed From Endangered Species List - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today declared the eastern puma extinct and removed it from the list of protected wildlife and plants under the Endangered Species Act. The eastern puma was a subspecies of the animal also known as cougar or mountain lion, which is still widely distributed across the West. It once roamed as far north as southeastern Ontario, southern Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada, south to South Carolina and west to Kentucky, Illinois and Michigan.
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:43PM
Animal Liberation Front Destroys Two Trucks In Ontario, Canada - by Animal Liberation Press Office
June 8, 2015 For Immediate Release
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2015 9:14PM
1600 Captive Mink in St. Marys, Ontario (Canada) Liberated by Animal Activists - by Animal Liberation Press Office
For Immediate Release June 2, 2015
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2015 9:11PM
Canadian risk assessment finds GMO salmon susceptible to disease - by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A never-before-seen draft environmental review of AquaBounty Technologies’ (ABTX) genetically engineered (GE) salmon reveals that Canadian government scientists disagree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on key questions related to the safety and performance of what may be the first GE animal approved for human consumption. In light of these findings, Food & Water Watch, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Consumers Union today called on the ...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:48PM
Demand Permanent Closure Of A Taxpayer Funded "Meat Animal" Research Center in Nebraska - by ARC9
help shut down a 55 square mile animal concentration camp in southern Nebraska run by the USDA
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:39PM
Corporate Trade Agenda Attacks Americans’ Right to Know - by via Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.—Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL) rules for meat and poultry that went into effect in the United States in 2013 are not compliant with global trade standards. The WTO continued to find that the goal of providing information to consumers was compliant with international trade rules, but it decided narrowly that the implementation of the rules for COOL labels negatively impacted livestock imports from Canada and Mex...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 5:13PM
Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium on Imports of Salamanders for Pet Trade - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs today filed a formal petition to the Interior secretary seeking an emergency moratorium on the import of salamanders for the pet trade to prevent introduction of the deadly fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) into the United States. Bsal is a highly virulent pathogen from Asia spreading through the salamander pet trade and killing wild salamanders; it has already nearly wiped out wild fire salamanders in the Neth...
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 8:33AM
CDC Lies Calling Cigarettes Number 1 Cause Of Preventable Death - by AVFN
Since its founding in 1946, the CDC has by censorship, distortion and falsehood hidden the cause of the majority of deaths in the US which is consumption of animal and fish cadavers as well as eggs and dairy products.
Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:41PM
Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the US, end the current export of American horses for slaughter abroad, and protect the public from consuming toxic horse meat. The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act, H.R. 1942, was introduced by Reps. Frank Guinta (R-NH), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), and Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM). The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of...
Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 11:48PM
New Study: Common Pesticides Pose Significant Risk to Wild Bees - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— A study published today in the journal Nature finds that the use of neonicotinoids, the most widely used insecticides in the United States, has serious consequences for wild bees. The study, conducted in Sweden, finds that in field conditions, neonicotinoid use as a seed coating reduces wild bee density, solitary bee nesting and bumblebee colony growth; it concluded that the “contribution of pesticides to the global decline of wild bees may have been underestimated.” The fin...
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:48PM
American Airlines Announces on Twitter Shark Fin Shipment Ban - by Joanna Nasar
American Airlines sent out tweets today announcing that they will no longer be shipping shark fins.
Posted: Tue Apr 7, 2015 12:38PM
Endangered Hammerhead Shark Fins Exported from Costa Rica, Touch Down Illegally in U.S. - by Joanna Nasar
Conservation groups PRETOMA and Turtle Island Restoration Network and have found evidence that hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) are being exported from Costa Rican ports and flown to plates in Hong Kong by way of stop-overs on U.S. soil.
Posted: Mon Apr 6, 2015 11:18AM
Court Rules Navy War Games Violate Law Protecting Whales and Dolphins - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
LOS ANGELES (March 31, 2015) —A federal court today announced that the U.S. Navy’s training and testing activities off the coast of Southern California and Hawaii illegally harm more than 60 whale, dolphin, seal, and sea lion populations. The U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, found that the National Marine Fisheries Service – the agency charged with protecting marine mammals – violated multiple requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act when...
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2015 4:44PM
Pheasants Liberated by ALF in Beavercreek, Oregon - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
On the night of March 16th, 2015, a gate on an aviary was opened at the Estacada Game Farm (25395 South Beavercreek Road, Beavercreek, OR) liberating a flock of ring-necked pheasants into the wild. These birds were bred, among other reasons, to suffer and die in pre-orchestrated canned hunts; a practice which represents the height of human arrogance and disregard towards animal life.
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:14PM
Where Does California’s Foie Gras Law Stand After Faulty Federal Ruling Overturned Ban? - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
January 9, 2015
Posted: Sat Mar 7, 2015 8:26PM
CBS, Ford, Las Vegas, Kawasaki, Randy Houser, Country Radio Sponsor Rodeo Brutality - by ARC 22
It's time for CBS, Ford, Kawasaki, Randy Houser, Clear Channel, the city of Las Vegas etc. to end their profiteering from blood sports causing deaths and injurieds to human beings and animals.
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 12:43PM