USHS Alleges Animal Abuse at the University of Louisiana New Iberia Research Laboratory

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This is a story of inhumane treatment and a story of psychological torment for these animals,” Wayne Pacelle, president and chief executive officer of the Washington-based animal rights group, said at a news conference Wednesday. Actually, it's more then allegations. They have video. The video footage shows monkeys biting themselves and slamming against the bars of small cages.

Prop 2 Passes in California

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4, 2008) – Voters in California approved an historic ballot measure to halt the inhumane confinement of animals on factory farms by an overwhelming margin. California voters have taken a stand for decency and compassion and said that the systemic mistreatment of animals on factory farms cannot continue," said Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, the primary back of the YES! Proposition 2 has been passed in California.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Snakes may die during the capture and transport process, or they may be housed inhumanely in a small aquarium they can barely fit into. Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive Humane Society of the United States Washington, Jan. To the Editor: Re “ Snake Owners See Furry Bias in Invasive Species Proposal ” (news article, Jan. 9): The Fish and Wildlife Service is right to propose a ban on the sale of nine large constricting snakes for the pet trade.