Category: Animals and Politics
|August 23, 2014||Posted by Laura Allen under Animals and Politics, Washington, Wildlife||
A growing body of scientific evidence supports the closing of all elephant exhibits at zoos and elsewhere. 27 zoos have closed or plan to close their elephant exhibits. It’s time for Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle to do the same. [Read more…]
|September 26, 2013||Posted by russmead under Animals and Politics, Connecticut||
A Connecticut appellate court in the case of Anthony Vendrella v. Astriab Family Limited Partnership issued an opinion that horses are naturally inclined to do mischief or be vicious to human beings. In other words, the appellate court found that horses are inherently dangerous. [Read more…]
|January 6, 2012||Posted by Laura Allen under Animals and Politics||
Update February 20, 2012: Efforts are underway to incorporate H.B. 1226/S.B. 5151 into the state budget.
For more on this bill and how you can help pass it, read Animal Law Coalition’s reports below.
|December 20, 2011||Posted by Laura Allen under Animals and Politics||
Five people who say they are "committed to changing public opinion and corporate policies regarding
animal mistreatment and cruelty", have filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal
court in Boston to challenge the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act ("AETA"),18
U.S.C. § 43 (2006).