Update on Proposition 2 in CA

Critter News

Efforts for such a ballot initiative in Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire and Vermont have failed but efforts are currently underway to establish similar legislation in Colorado and Washington. Again, thanks to Farmed Animal Net for this update on California's proposition 2.

Chipping Away at Greyhound Racing

Animal Person

In March of 2007 I wrote, " in a horribly-depressing vote of 198-138, New Hampshire's House voted AGAINST a bill that would shut down live racing at its three greyhound race tracks." E-mails were exchanged between yours truly and NH legislators, and though I knew the hounds would someday be free of racing, they were going to have to wait at least another year. At least. Nearly two years later, one of the tracks closed.

Following Atticus

4 The Love Of Animals

As the author, Tom, describes it, two very unlikely hikers set out on doing what few hikers ever had; climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s four thousand- foot peaks twice in one winter while raising money for charity! I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first started reading Following Atticus: Forty-eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship. After all, it was a memoir of a middle aged man who didn’t seem to be very happy.

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