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Donna Meuse of Cape Coral prepares for an animal rights protest along Buckingham Road in Lehigh Acres on Sunday. Some 200 were part of the organized protest against what they said were alleged illegal slaughterhouse operations in the area.
Protesting what they said was animal abuse and illegal animal slaughtering operations in Lee County, about 200 people lined Buckingham Road in east Lee County on Sunday near the accused sites. Kayla Leaming, an organizer with Okeechobee Animal Save, Orlando Animal Save and The Save ...

Dozens of protesters from across the state rallied outside four Lee County farms accused of animal abuse on Saturday morning. Recently, Miami-based Animal Recovery Mission group released videos showing severe animal cruelty taking place at Rancho Las Delicias and Rancho Santa Barbara in 2015 ...
Animal-rights organization Farm Sanctuary is hosting a comedy benefit, titled “A Moo-ving Night of Cow-medy” in New York City on April 30th. The show will feature a variety of acclaimed voices from across the mediascape, including Myq Kaplan from Last Comic Standing, queer/Latinx Emmy-nominated ...
Naomi Campbell reportedly gave her middle finger to animal rights activists outside Dolce & Gabbana's new store in New York after they accused her of wearing fur. The 47-year-old supermodel seemingly lost her temper with a group of protesters, who were holding up "Fur Is Dead" and "Dolce & Gabbana ...
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.- - Minutes before a Cal Poly class on butchery was to occur on Thursday, animal rights activist Zoey Rosenberg placed herself between a pig and its would-be slaughterer. The fifteen year-old delivered an impassioned appeal for the life of the pig, whom she named Dana.

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- An animal rights group based in Miami Beach is accusing four Lee County ranches of operating as illegal slaughterhouses. The Animal Recovery Mission says that after receiving citizen complaints of illegal animal and horse slaughter in Lee County, they set out to four farms. Following ...
A South Florida animal rights group released videos of their latest investigation Thursday, claiming abuse from several different slaughterhouses in Southwest Florida – and saying several Miami residents are taking advantage of it by helping to provide animals to the farms. Miami Beach based Animal ...
According to Eric Bahrt I am a liar for claiming that PETA wants to take our pets away. But of course I didn't say that; Eric is up to his usual tricks. In fact I stated that PETA wants to end pet ownership, as a few selected quotes by Ingrid Newkirk, one of the founders of PETA, will confirm. This lady has in the ...
More than just the namesake of your favorite ninja turtle or the subject of a gripping mystery novel, Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath, known just as much for his extraordinary artwork as for his scientific genius—but what many folks don't know about this Renaissance man is that he's ...
An animal rights activist group released videos Thursday of what they claim is the worst case of alleged animal abuse in the United States. Animal Recovery Mission, or ARM, held a press conference regarding their undercover investigations into several farms in Lee County. WINK News chose not to show ...
Animal rights activists gathered on Wednesday afternoon at the Benton County Fairgrounds, where the Jordan World Circus featuring elephants, tigers and other animal acts was performing. ... Some handed out animal rights leaflets or asked patrons if they'd like to talk about the use of animals in circuses.
An animal rights group discovered that several farms in Lee County were illegally slaughtering animals, selling horse meat as food and forcing some animals to drink blood that was being drained into their cages. During an investigation, activists found video evidence of severe animal cruelty taking place at ...
Updated |The identity of the suspect who allegedly opened fire at YouTube headquarters Tuesday has revealed a bizarre social media user with a hatred of YouTube and a love for animals. But animal rights and welfare organizations claim to hardly know her, and there's no indication that she was a ...
SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- The woman suspected in the shooting at YouTube headquarters Tuesday was a 39-year-old San Diego resident. Two law enforcement officials identified the suspect as Nasim Aghdam. Aghdam was quoted in a 2009 story in the San Diego Union-Tribune about a protest by ...
Details are trickling out on the identity of the woman who shot three employees at YouTube's headquarters in northern California on Tuesday (April 3), before killing herself. San Bruno police named the suspect as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, a 39-year-old resident of San Diego, Calif. They added that there was ...
A leading animal rights group has received 550 reports of illegal hunts in the British countryside since the start of the season last autumn. Anti-hunting group the League Against Cruel Sports said the recorded instances were “just the tip of the iceberg”, suggesting that thousands of foxes, hares and deer ...

This spectacle seems to have worked wonders for Michael Hunter, the chef of Antler, a Toronto restaurant whose name is now on the lips of ravenous carnivores around the world. The reason for this, ironically enough, is veganism. Animal rights activists have staged protests outside the restaurant several ...
Animal rights activists staged a protest both inside and outside of U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney's campaign fundraiser over her ongoing refusal to call off her ... “Pandas are wild animals who exist for their own purposes,” said Edita Birnkrant, Executive Director of the animal rights group NYCLASS.
An animal rights activist says she wants to have a dialogue with a Toronto restaurant owner who made international headlines after he carved up a deer's leg in front of protesters last week. On Saturday evening, animal rights protesters reappeared outside Antler Kitchen and Bar, a game-themed restaurant ...
Following his March display, Hunter said he received an email from Ugar who offered to reduce the frequency of protests in exchange for an animal rights sign to be displayed in the restaurant window. The chef said he now regrets his actions and is working with Ugar on a resolution which includes ...
The organisation's very public attack on Crufts comes just as the latest edition of the show was marred by an animal rights protestor who stormed Crufts arena claiming the event promoted “eugenics”. Caroline Kisko, secretary of the Kennel Club, said: “All breeders, from individuals who only ever breed one ...
OPED: Hey NRA: Keep your paws off animal rights laws. As the only Pennsylvania Political Action Committee (PAC) for animals, we at Humane PA have also experienced firsthand the disproportionate stranglehold that the NRA has in our state when it comes to our efforts to pass laws which would ...
A RESTAURATEUR'S response to a vegan protest outside his eatery had the animal rights activists seething. Michael Bartiromo. Fox NewsMarch 30, 20189:00am. A chef's response to angry vegans protesting outside his store has infuriated them.Source:Facebook. A CHEF at Toronto's Antler Kitchen and Bar had animal ...
Citing "outrageous" animal cruelty, the international (with a local Chicago office) nonprofit launched a public campaign this week that targets the fast-food giant in its own backyard. "Chicago is McDonald's home city, so we want people here to know what they're up to," says David Coman-Hidy, the Humane ...
The Massachusetts School of Law (MSLAW) 12th Annual Animal Rights Day is set to take place on Saturday, March 31st, giving the public a full day of animal-related activities, presentations, and demonstrations. The free public event will kick off in the morning with welcoming remarks from Dean Michael L.
An annual sheep race has been cancelled after more than 50,000 people signed a petition calling for it to be banned. The Hoo Farm Easter sheep race had been a bank holiday tradition in Shropshire since 1991. Animal rights group Lambentations said sheep racing was "cruel" and thousands signed a ...
The decision follows a 35,000 signature petition organised by animal rights group Lambentations, which says sheep racing goes against the 'timid nature of sheep'. Campaigner Samantha Francis, who started the petition, is "very pleased" with the decision to scrap the sheep race. "We do not believe that ...
We had a chat to Emily about her passion for animal rights. Uni Junkee: How did you get involved with this group? Emily Duncan: I'd heard about Anonymous for the Voiceless for a long time. Essentially it's a group that was formed around two years ago in Melbourne. Since then it's spread to over 400 cities ...
Animal Rights Day allows us to honor both.” The 2018 Animal Rights Day line-up features children's favorites such as live animal demonstrations, face-painting, crafts, story time and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Other programs include “Pet Training with Blue Dog" and "Divorce and Your Pets,” with attorney ...
WASHINGTON — Horse meat production won't resume in the U.S. anytime soon, a victory for animal-rights advocates under the spending bill signed last week by President Donald Trump. The $1.3 trillion spending deal, which funds the government through September, renewed the country's horse ...
AN Easter sheep race held for 30 years has been scrapped after threats from militant animal rights campaigners. The flock jumped over mini Grand National-style fences with dummy jockeys on their backs to reach food treats left at the end of the course. A harmless mini Grand National-style course where ...
As the expression 'nature red in tooth and claw' suggests there is an cruel inevitability to life and death in the animal world. So quite what a Welsh animal lover was thinking when he tried to rescue a tiny duckling which had just been eaten by a heron is open to question. More puzzling still is the fact that in ...
A Toronto chef, apparently exasperated at an animal rights protest outside his restaurant, carried what appeared to be a leg of raw venison to the front windows facing the sidewalk. As the protesters watched, he took a knife and began separating the meat from the bone. As he worked, one of the protesters ...
Anonymous for the Voiceless: Animal Rights. An Animal Rights and Vegan Activist speaks about the positive social influence of Anonymous. March 28, 2018 by Luke Park Leave a Comment. shares. There's a misconception that Anonymous is a left wing or anarchic group. It's a generalization which is a fallacy. Not all of the ...
A Toronto chef tired of animal rights activists crowding outside his restaurant to protest his meat-heavy menu, which includes venison and boar, decided to hold his own demonstration, butchering deer meat in the window of his shop before eating it in an apparent bid to taunt protesters. "He just started ...
A bill that had proposed changes to the treatment of pets and stray animals has been withdrawn from public discussion following vehement criticism by animal rights groups about its provisions. Agricultural Development Minister Vangelis Apostolou said on Tuesday the legislation would be reviewed and ...
“They rescue animals that couldn't go back to the wild … I support that,” Vidal said. “But I don't support bringing animals in from the wild to be kept in zoos.” This was her first animal rights project, she said. “I don't have any plans right now. I'm thinking of doing more advocating in a different way in the future,” ...
The Turkish Customs Ministry has begun handing over smuggled animals they have seized so far to Turkey's Animal Rights Federation (HAYTAP) before they are put up for auctions. Before a policy on the protection of animals was updated, animals that were caught at Turkish customs were held in rooms ...
Thanks to public pressure and decades-long efforts from animal welfare organization Viva!, UK supermarket Lidl has agreed to stop selling kangaroo meat by June 2018! Lidl is the last UK supermarket to sell kangaroo meat (also why were there ever any stores to sell this??). A spokesperson for Lidl told ...
Accompanying the brutal images on Instgram stories, he posted broken heart and crying emojis, asking people to 'open their eyes'. He shared a message that said: "If you can't bear this with your eyes, don't put them in your mouth." He added: "Go plant-based." ...
A fundraiser in the form of a comedy night, titled 'Wait Wait…Don't Kill Me 2!', is coming to LA to raise money for animal rights, Shoot reported. The star-studded event, featuring actress Lily Tomlin, is said to be “one of the most anticipated comedic events in Los Angeles”. The show will address topic events, ...
Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE) had been pressuring the South Korean Government to address animal welfare issues, like the dog meat trade, and garnered “countless” petition signatures from concerned citizens in support of change. CARE explains South Korea's new amendment bill as ...
A number of other activists and scholars, such as Harvard University's Cass Sunstein, insist that it's time to break down the legal barrier that separates humans from animals, calling for a limited set of animal rights that must be respected by the law. To be sure, animals would never be able to vote or run for ...
A number of other activists and scholars, such as Harvard University's Cass Sunstein, insist that it's time to break down the legal barrier that separates humans from animals, calling for a limited set of animal rights that must be respected by the law. To be sure, animals would never be able to vote or run for ...
Four animal rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) over its recent policy change on U.S. elephant trophy imports, warning that the new decisions won't be based on science. The groups — which include The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), the Humane ...
Animal rights and conservation groups are suing Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke over his recent decision to allow, on a case-by-case basis, Americans who have gone abroad to hunt lions and elephants to bring their kills back home. The lawsuit alleges that the Department of the Interior's (DOI) ...
Beyond the brightly lit marquee announcing the 2018 Hejaz Shrine Circus at Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Dawn McQuiston and Rosemary Thompson held signs with statements like “Don't Go In,” “Animals Suffer in the Circus” and “Don't Support Circus Cruelty.” McQuiston, an associate professor of ...
Casper Hilt is a social worker and animal rights activist from Copenhagen. The 35-year-old is the founding director of the group Fremtiden er Vegansk (The Future Is Vegan), and an active member of animal rights organizations Anonymous for the Voiceless, Go Vegan, and Direct Action Everywhere.
A battle is raging in Washington over how we process our meat. Last week, it was the chicken industry and Wednesday it's all about pork. The USDA says a rule change would allow facilities to slaughter hogs faster and free up federal inspectors to do more to make sure the meat we eat is safe but 7 On Your Side I-Team ...



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