Humane Society Cites Abuses at University of Minnesota

Critter News - The Humane Society of the United States has obtained government reports showing that the University of Minnesota has violated federal standards of care for animals in laboratories. University of Minnesota should publicly affirm its commitment to minimizing the suffering of animals in its research labs.". Tags: animal research humane society university of minnesota All this stuff makes me sick.

Available Rescue Resources in North Dakota & Minnesota

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Equestrian Mag has provided this information on rescue efforts going on in Minnesota and North Dakota.

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Minnesota Activist Indicted for Animal Terrorism

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From the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.I don't see any mention in this article (or in this one from the Chicago Tribune ) about threats to human life in this incident. Straight vandalism and economic loss. Is this a valid prosecution? Is it terrorism? Scott DeMuth, who is being held in jail in Davenport, is scheduled to make his first appearance in U.S. District Court Friday.

How to Plan a Vegan Wedding

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Filed under: Animal Rights , Veganism Tagged: Minneapolis wedding , Minnesota , planning a wedding , vegan food , vegan wedding , Veganism. Animal Rights Veganism Minneapolis wedding Minnesota planning a wedding vegan food vegan weddingI’m sorry for my incredible inactivity these past several months. I mean, I have been M.I.A. But I have a somewhat reasonable excuse, you guys: in September, I got engaged!

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DeMuth Agrees to Plea Bargain

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Scott DeMuth, a sociology graduate student at the University of Minnesota charged last year with felony conspiracy under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act agreed yesterday to a plea bargain. Instead, DeMuth will plead guilty to conspiring to damage a Minnesota company that breeds ferrets. From the Science Insider.

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Court Overrules Federal Government on Wolf ESA Decision

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The ruling today affects wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Good news for wolves in the Great Lakes area. TRAVERSE CITY - State officials say they're not pleased with a federal court's ruling overturning the government's decision to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list for the Great Lakes region. It's in response to a lawsuit filed by several environmental groups, including The Humane Society of the United States. The U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.,

Obama's Rules Freeze May Help Wolves

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Wildlife conservationists say the freeze will delay and possibly prevent the removal of gray wolves from the federal endangered species list in Montana, Idaho, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, and also in portions of Washington, Oregon, Utah, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Let's keep our fingers crossed.

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Animals Have Personalities? No WAY!

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The husband and I took the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) a couple of months ago and received the most unremarkable results. When I started blogging in May of 2006 I was very snarky. Snark defined blogging back then. And of course, as a (pop) culture whose sensibility has been formed by The Onion and The Daily Show , it's no wonder. My snarkiness increased, and turned into ranting, but then ranting for some reason got old.

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Angel’s Miracle

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We especially love playing in the snow, which we get lots of here in Minnesota! My name is Jan. On May 5, 2010, I adopted a two-year-old poodle/terrier mix from our local shelter, Animal Allies. I named her Angel. She came from another shelter as a stray, had been abused, was very skinny, and she was extremely shy and afraid of everyone. I fell in love with her immediately.

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