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New Horse Slaughter Rules to Appear in Canada

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The Animal Welfare Institute thinks these new rules could be a blow to the horse slaughter industry, but only if actually implemented.

Ringling Brother Accused of Violating ESA

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The treatment of circus elephants went on trial in federal court Wednesday with animal rights groups accusing Ringling Bros. Good. I don't care what anyone says, I can't stand circuses. And they certainly have no right to use endangered species as performers. These are ENDANGERED species.

Ringling Brothers Wins Court Case Over Elephant Abuse

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FEI) at the outset of a nine-year-old suit brought by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) that culminated in a six-week trial in March. Sullivan dismissed the star witness's testimony, saying Rider lied about receiving payments from animal activists and about his personal attachment to the giant animals.

Research Animals Rescued from North Carolina Lab

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An enormous victory was achieved for animals this week when nearly 200 dogs and 54 cats were rescued from a North Carolina animal testing facility that closed its doors after an undercover investigation revealed apparent abuse of the animals by workers at the facility. Their investigations produce results. From the PR Newswire.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

The exploitation of farm workers reverberates in the treatment of farm animals and degradation of the environment. 9, 2009 The writer is on the staff of the Farm Animal Program, Animal Welfare Institute To the Editor: The sentence in your Sept. Deborah Dubow Press Washington, Sept.