Another Republican, Sen. Jim Rice, agreed with Patrick, calling the legislation an “anti-attack the innocent bill.” The innocent–in case you’re justifiably confused–are not the animals or the undercover justice-seekers, but the factory farms. Seriously, you can’t make this stuff up.
26 Feb 2014 Leave a comment
10 Feb 2014 Leave a comment
They waited and waited, but to De Leonibus’ astonishment, no one intervened, he tells TakePart in an exclusive interview. “The crowd was extremely furious. People were stomping their feet. Everyone wanted that dolphin to be helped,” De Leonibus recalls. “One man said he was going to go protest outside the park’s gates.”
04 Feb 2014 Leave a comment
Good news first: the media is covering animals to a greater extent than ever before. A fortuitous convergence of responsible advocacy, advanced science (animal ethology), and consumer demand for animal-related content has fostered a more sustained emphasis on a wider range of animal issues. The bad news, of course, is that most of it stinks. I mean, to high heaven.
28 Jan 2014 Leave a comment
Thousands of perfectly wonderful and safe dogs are put down in animal shelters every year because they are unwanted. Instead of putting its considerable resources behind saving these dogs, the nutters at the Lexus Project work to “save” dogs like Onion, who slaughtered his owner’s grandchild at his own birthday party.
Not afraid? You’re not paying attention.
27 Jan 2014 Leave a comment
This is the state of the government’s “terrorism priorities.” Favorable media coverage exposing animal cruelty–at a lab that was fined for abuses–is on par with weapons of mass destruction.