PetArmor Protection Promise.

4 The Love Of Animals

Actress and rescue advocate Amy Smart is teaming up with the ASPCA for the PetArmor Protection Promise, a national campaign that will provide more than 20,000 flea and tick treatments to shelter pets from coast to coast. PetArmor is the fipronil-based generic flea and tick treatment that offers the same protection as Frontline at about half the cost. “As

Sea Shepherd Goes on Mission to Protect Bluefin Tuna

Critter News

Looks like they'll need to since nobody else wants to protect them. So it doesn’t affect our campaign,” he says. In Qatar yesterday nations voted down a proposed ban on exporting Atlantic bluefin tuna. Greenpeace says the New Zealand Government voted against the ban – spelling disaster for the future of the species. Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully wasn’t available today to confirm how New Zealand voted. But Mr Watson is unfazed by the outcome in Qatar.

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Should the Military Force Protect the Environment?

Critter News

Thought-provoking article in the Boston Globe.some green thinkers are now coming to a surprising conclusion: In exceptional circumstances, they say, the only effective way to protect the environment may be at the barrel of a gun. For example, a government might refuse to protect - or even willfully destroy - its own natural treasure, as when, in the 1990s, Saddam Hussein's regime drained the wetlands that were home to the persecuted Marsh Arabs.

Bill Introduced in Congress to Protect Wild Horses

Critter News

Nick Rahall and Raul Grijalva have introduced a bill that would protect healthy wild horses from being killed by the BLM. The crusade she started--which included a massive letter-writing campaign and eventually a beloved children's book--culminated in 1971 with enactment of the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act. In a written statement, Rahall says the intent is to help spur alternatives to killing excess wild horses that are in holding facilities.

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Hal Herzog's "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat"

Animal Person

Most informative for a discussion about vegan advocacy is the section about the animal rights movement (and unfortunately he alternately calls it “animal protection” and also refers to welfare, perhaps because of the Humane Research Council’s study that people prefer the word “protection”).

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Traveling with dogs

4 The Love Of Animals

You might even want to buy some “Doggles” to protect their eyes, just in case your dog loves hanging their head out of the window. campaign, as always, we only shares new for things we support. Does your dog love traveling in the car with you?

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Quash the Squash

4 The Love Of Animals

The RSPCA are trying to raise awareness of its urgent campaign to protect the welfare of UK meat chickens. Right now, the UK government is considering new EU legislation that may increase the number of chickens allowed in rearing sheds.

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Listen Today on WALO Radio

Animal Person

Today, March 30th, at 3:00 East Coast time, Susan Soltero of Puerto Rico will interview me live on the air at WALO Radio about Responsible Policies for Animals' 10,000 Years Is Enough campaign to get our universities out of the meat industry! Responsible Policies for Animals Members & Friends!

On Small Victories

Animal Person

Both, of course, were seen as victories, but the article's author, Richard Foot, asks: Do such successes mean the animal rights movement is winning its long, controversial campaigns to gain the same legal protections for animals as those ascribed to humans? I'm not sure why he thinks we "appear" to be effective, as I can't think of one campaign that I've supported, other than the banning of greyhound racing in individual states, that has actually succeeded.

Book Chronicles History of Animal Rights

Critter News

In a brisk, readable narrative, The Longest Struggle traces the campaigns of animal rights pioneers like Henry Spira, Alex Hershaft, and Ingrid Newkirk, as well as leaders who have come more recently on the scene like Heidi Prescott, Karen Davis, and Bruce Friedrich. The Longest Struggle concludes with an overview of current campaigns and tactics, and an assessment of the state of the movement as we enter a new century, including the threat represented by an overzealous "war on terror".

Organizations Putting Animals First

4 The Love Of Animals

Through heart-wrenching rescues, informative awareness campaigns and much more, they are striving to make a difference in the world for those that don’t have a voice. Understanding that threats to animals can range from illegal trafficking to utter exploitation, these leaders strive to promote the safety and protection sanctuaries offer our fury, feathered, four-legged friends. In the fast-paced world of today, it seems people are always on the go.

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From the Animal Rights Action Network re: Greyhounds

Animal Person

John Carmody | Campaigns Director | Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) Tel: 087-2391646 | Intl' +353-87-2391646 | Email: arancampaigns@eircom.net Website: www.ARAN.ie "Fighting Animal Abuse Across Ireland" Please include all previous correspondence when replying! ARAN works with volunteers, activists, members of the public and other animal protection groups. on a frequent basis to keep up to date with ARAN's latest lifesaving campaigns work.

We Interrupt Regularly Scheduled.

Animal Person

One is Lanny Davis, an influential lobbyist who was a personal lawyer for President Bill Clinton and also campaigned for Hillary. President Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder had been a Covington partner and a defender of Chiquita when the company was accused of hiring “assassination squads” in Colombia (Chiquita was found guilty, admitting that it had paid organizations listed by the US government as terrorist groups “for protection” and agreeing in 2004 to a $25 million fine). (3)

See OCEANS, Save Oceans!

4 The Love Of Animals

See OCEANS, Save Oceans ” is an initiative developed with The Nature Conservancy where a portion of each ticket sold for the film’s opening week April 22-28 will help establish new marine protected areas in The Bahamas. “We

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Push Land-Grant Universities Out of the Meat Industry

Animal Person

In addition to heaps of information at www.RPAforAll.org about RPA's 10,000 Years Is Enough campaign to get our universities out of the meat industry, there is now a current list of all 50 governors with address and their state's LGU. RPA launched its 10,000 Years Is Enough campaign to get our universities out of the meat industry in 2003. Responsible Policies for Animals Members & Friends!

On Dolphins as a Gateway to Animal Rights

Animal Person

Would you actually actively campaign against rights for some species? They can also learn how "to hold sponges over their snouts to protect themselves when searching for spiny fish on the ocean floor." My life-as-a-tweeter is less and less significant these days. It's just not all that interesting to me. Something about jockeying for position in 140 characters or less, rather than interacting and sharing, I guess.

Deconstructing Slate's "Pepper" Series

Animal Person

To this day, 95 percent of the animals used in research labs receive no federal protection whatsoever under the Animal Welfare Act." If Engber does a good job with anything, it's with pointing out the flaws in the strategies of pro-animal activists and in the outcomes of their campaigns. The animal-welfare groups have failed in their most ambitious efforts to protect laboratory rodents. "We

Animal Rights is Pernicious Nonsense?

Animal Person

link] Of course, the animal activists don't even really care about the health or welfare of deer herds except to protect them against the "cruel" hunter who killed Bambi's mother. The issue has surfaced again recently, as focussed hunts have been scheduled in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, with the "animal rights" zealots militating for expensive and basically ineffective birth control practices to curb overpopulation.

Flight to Freedom

4 The Love Of Animals

About Animal Defenders International (ADI): With offices in Los Angeles, London and Bogota, Animal Defenders International (ADI) campaigns to protect animals in entertainment; replacement of animals in experiments; worldwide traffic in endangered species; vegetarianism; factory farming; pollution and conservation. ADI gathered evidence has led to campaigns and legislative action all over the world to protect them.

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The Animal Legal Defense Fund Public Registries

4 The Love Of Animals

Such registries would help protect animals, pet guardians and communities by preventing repeat offenses from anyone with an established history of abusing animals. Through its campaign, www.ExposeAnimalAbusers.org , the animal protection organization is promoting model legislation that state legislatures could enact. It should be motivation enough to protect our animals from repeat offenders – and any abuse of any kind.”.

Some Good News In NJ Farm Animals Case

Critter News

In a unanimous decision, New Jersey’s Supreme Court rejected a broad challenge by animal protection advocates to the state’s rules on the care of farmed animals) but struck down regulations that regard husbandry practices as being “humane” merely because they are routine. Farm Bureau spokesperson expressed disappointment at the decision while animal protection advocates deemed it a victory. Thanks to Farmed Animal Net for this information from August 8.

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Hello, We've recently launched a new website, the PB&J Campaign. It takes a slightly different take on vegetarian advocacy—trying to quantify the effects of single meal decisions to protect the environment and improve animal welfare. At this point we're emailing websites and blogs that have related themes, our goal being to get the word out that the site exists. Please let me know if you have any questions about it. Cheers, Bernard Brown

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

6): I do not agree that “anyone with an appreciation for the First Amendment” must conclude that “crush videos” or videos of vicious dogfights are protected speech and that the federal law in question should therefore be struck down. 7, 2009 To the Editor: You make the argument that the First Amendment has historically protected free discourse and should, in the same spirit, protect depictions of animal cruelty.

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

As you know, the Animal Legal Defense Fund is committed to protecting the lives of animals everywhere. We’re launching the Free Baby Mendes campaign to mobilize consumers and animal lovers to sign on to a letter we’ll deliver to Land O’Lakes and Challenge Dairy. Would you be willing to post something on your site about the campaign? Information about the campaign can be found here. Greetings, We need your help.

From the Mailbag

Animal Ethics

Philadelphia, PA Find out how you can become an active participant in national efforts to protect farm animals from abuse at this one-day conference. Designed to raise awareness about current farm animal issues and campaigns, this unique event offers educational opportunities for activists of all experience levels. Hi Keith, Farm Sanctuary’s Farm Animal Forum will be here before we know it! Would you be interested in helping us promote this event by posting the notice below?

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