Animal Rights

MPs vote 'that animals cannot feel pain or emotions' into the Brexit bill

MPs have voted to reject the inclusion of animal sentience – the admission that animals feel emotion and pain – into the EU Withdrawal Bill.<p>The move …

Michael Gove

'She was being eaten alive:' Animal rights group takes calf from dairy

Animal rights activists lined outside Zonneveld Dairy in Laton, Calif., Tuesday. They claim calves there are being abused.<p>In a video they shot, they …

Rights & Freedoms

Public campaign saves the life of Sweden's rare albino elk

The elk had been under threat after it charged a woman who was walking her dogs.<p>Authorities in Sweden have decided not to kill a white elk after a …

Animals

Artist tattoos 40,000 cross marks on his body to highlight animal rights

This is Alfredo Meschi.<p>He turned vegan three years ago, having spent the past 50 years fighting for animal rights.<p>Initially from a family of …

Body Art

First-ever animal rights lawsuit filed on behalf of zoo elephants

Pachyderms are people, too.<p>That’s the argument being made by the Nonhuman Rights Project, which filed the first-ever animal rights lawsuit this week …

Animal Welfare

Australian council offers $5 bounty for scalps of dead kittens – and animal rights groups are furious

Authorities have set aside $25,000 for the offer and will accept scalps of dead cats, dingoes and foxes.<p>A council in Australia has sparked outrage by …

Cats

Animal rights group asks Connecticut court to recognize zoo elephants as persons

HARTFORD, Conn. – An animal rights organization has asked a court to legally recognize the personhood rights of three elephants at a Connecticut zoo …

Rights & Freedoms

Canada Goose protest: Hundreds of animal rights activists to stage demo outside London store over coyote fur

Hundreds of animal rights activists are set to descend on a busy London shopping street to protest against the opening of a new clothing store.

Man spotted ‘repeatedly throwing terrified greyhound into freezing sea’

Animal rights campaigners are searching for the identity of a man who appeared to throw a greyhound into the sea.<p>Witnesses reported seeing the man …

Animal Welfare

Long-Suffering Elephant Will Finally Be in Caring Hands

Written by |<p>Nosey the elephant will finally be in caring hands after the Lawrence County District Court in Alabama issued a seizure order on her …

Animal Welfare

Animal rights group claims workers abuse cows at dairy farm

BOCA RATON, FL (WFLA) – An animal rights group based in Florida claims cows are being abused at an Okeechobee dairy farm.<p>The Animal Recovery Mission …

Rights & Freedoms

Outrage as zookeeper SLAPS tiger around the head while colleague drags it by its tail

Animal rights group have branded footage of the treatment received by the animal in Australia as 'appalling' but the tourist attraction has defended …

Animal Welfare

How You and PETA Shut Down a Shocking Dog Blood Farm in Just Weeks

Written by |<p>Five weeks after a PETA exposé revealed that roughly 150 discarded greyhounds kept in decrepit conditions were farmed for their blood at …

Animal Welfare

Animal rights groups oppose Indigenous deer hunt

A dispute that pits an Indigenous group's observance of traditional hunting practices against animal rights activists is playing out in a provincial …

Canadian News

End Indonesia's dog meat trade

Tell President Joko Widodo to end the dog meat trade in Indonesia.<p><b>Act Now</b><p>Please fill out the form below to add your name to the letter calling for an …

Animal Welfare

Anti-Fur Protestors Aren’t the Problem – Fashion’s Inability to Take Responsibility Is

A closer look at the price of luxury.<p>What does luxury mean to you?<p>It’s a question that has lingered on since Gucci announced it would go fur-free …

Activism

Morrissey teams up with PETA for ‘Holidays Are Murder On Turkeys’ campaign

The musician has famously been a staunch supporter of animal rights<p>Morrissey has teamed up with animal rights charity PETA for a new ad campaign …

Morrissey

Rescue at Oakland Slaughterhouse Shows New, Potent Tactics of Growing Animal Rights Movement

Though confronting such abuse was traumatic, Sawhney said that both the size of the protest, and the diversity of the participants, made it unique, …

Liberal View

Animal rights activists and Inuit clash over Canada's Indigenous food traditions

Seal meat on a Toronto restaurant’s menu has stirred up a decades-long conflict over anti-hunting campaigns, which the Inuit say threaten their existence<p>A newly opened restaurant in Toronto sparked heated online debate recently by revealing that two dishes on its menu would contain seal meat. …

Canadian News

Dying, Chained, and Sick Dogs Found at Iditarod Champ’s Kennel

Written by |<p>A whistleblower has come forward with disturbing photographs and video footage that apparently reveal dying puppies and injured, sick …

Animal Welfare

This "Stranger Things" Star Went Vegan after Being Inspired by Woody Harrelson

This ‘Stranger Things’ Star Was Inspired by Woody Harrelson to Go Vegan<p>Written by |<p>If you’re anything like the millions of folks who loved the first …

Vegan

14 DIY Cat Toys, Because Cats Just Wanna Have Fun

14 Easy DIY Cat Toys for Your Favorite Feline<p>If you have a cat, you’ll love this post. Cat guardians will do anything to get their feline friends …

Cats

Oh, So You Work At A Kill Shelter?

Written by |<p><i>Written by Alex Mays, founder of Muddy Paws, Full Hearts.</i><p>It’s 4:30 in the morning, and I know if I don’t write this now, I won’t be able …

Animal Welfare

Cocaine and steroid-fueled hamster cage fights slammed by animal rights group

A university has been carrying out bizarre taxpayer-funded experiments where hamsters are injected with cocaine and steroids before being forced to …

Lifestyle

Meet the New Real Leather That's the Future of Fashion

Introducing Real Leather, Completely Cow-Free<p>You’ve heard of lab-grown meat, but what about lab-grown leather? It’s real, and it’s almost here. PETA …

Animal Welfare

NYC animal rights group fined for campaign finance violations

An animal rights group that was a major contributor to Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2013 was slapped Thursday with nearly $40,000 in fines for campaign …

New York City

Starving bears are forced to watch people dine at restaurant from their cage

<b>Starving bears are forced to watch tourists dine from their cages in the hope that they’ll be thrown some scraps of food from a leftover …

Bears

This German Documentary Is Absolutely Going To Ruin Gummy Bears For You

“Your children’s candy contains traces of slavery.”<p>One of the interviewees in a documentary released Thursday by German public broadcaster ARD has popular gummy snack confectioner Haribo in a corner, after it claimed both human workers and pigs are enduring oppressive, harmful conditions at the …

Brazil

Monkey's bizarre transformation sparks outrage among animal lovers; video goes viral

The video of the monkey in red pyjamas has caused outrage among animal lovers.<p>A video of a monkey being shaved by a man has caused outrage among …

Viral

Circuses Banned From Using Elephants In New York State

The law comes four months after New York City outlawed all wild animals in circus acts.<p>There’ll be no more elephants under the big top in New York state, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a bill into law that prohibits the pachyderms in entertainment events like circuses and parades.<p>“Elephants …

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