In: Animal Welfare
Idaho’s ag-gag law ruled unconstitutional by federal judge
- August 5, 2015
Posted August 6, 2015 A federal judge struck down Idaho’s ban on undercover videos at factory farms, ruling that state legislators wrongly criminalized free...
Lab Chimpanzees are Treated as “Slaves”
- May 28, 2015
Posted May 28, 2015 A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that...
NY Judge Grants Chimpanzee Hearing
- April 22, 2015
Posted April 22, 2014 A New York judge ruled this week to grant lawyers representing two chimpanzees a hearing to...
Senators Reintroduce Antibiotic Prevention Legislation
- March 4, 2015
Posted March 4, 2015 Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act (PARA),...
Washington Lawmakers Introduce “Ag-Gag” Bill
- January 16, 2015
Posted January 16, 2015 A Washington legislator is fighting for an “ag-gag” law, House Bill 1104, according to a Farms article...
Californians Charged with Violating Ag-Gag Law, Charges Dropped
- January 8, 2015
–> Posted January 8, 2015 Four Californians have been charged with violating Utah’s “ag-gag” law when they took pictures of agricultural...
Foie Gras Legal in California
- January 8, 2015
Posted January 8, 2015 A U.S. District Court judge has struck down the ban prohibiting chefs from serving foie gras,...
HSUS Launches Farm Animal Reward Hotline
- October 28, 2014
–> Posted October 28, 2014 The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) has launched a hotline to report cruelty and neglect,...
Lawsuit Testing Chimpanzee’s Right as Legal Person
- October 10, 2014
Posted October 10, 2014 On Wednesday, a state appellate court heard cases about whether a chimpanzee can be considered a...
FBI to Track Animal Cruelty Cases
- September 24, 2014
Posted September 24, 2014 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will start tracking animal cruelty cases, according to a USA...
Wild Horse Lawsuit Gains Additional Plaintiffs
- July 28, 2014
Posted July 28, 2014 Two additional parties joined a federal lawsuit concerning wild horse policy, which demands the government gather...
Animal Rights Group Suing Insurers For Feld Settlement Cost
- July 9, 2014
Posted July 9, 2014 On May 15, animal welfare groups agreed to pay $15.7 million to the Ringling Bros. and...
Center for Food Animal Wellbeing Symposium Announced
- June 19, 2014
Posted June 19, 2014 The Center for Animal Wellbeing is hosting the fourth annual symposium August 7 on advances and current...
WTO Morals Decision Could Set Precedent for Trade Regulations
- May 23, 2014
Posted May 23, 2014 On Thursday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) appeals panel upheld the European Union’s ban on seal...
Animal Welfare Groups to Pay Ringling Bros. $16 Million in Elephant Lawsuit
- May 15, 2014
Posted May 15, 2014 Ending a 14-year long battle over the welfare of circus elephants, the Humane Society of the...