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Witness to abuse: Animal cruelty often borne of ignorance

This is a really well written article on what animal control officers face on a day to day basis. The officer in this article is based in Kansas, but much of the information in this article can be applied to other states as well. The discussion of “what is animal cruelty” is important for all Full Article

Animals Were Harmed

Detailed and with no punches held back, abuses to animals by the movie industry are given in this article with copies of emails and letters as documentation. It seems ...Full Article

Reward Offered in Shooting Deaths of Wild Horses

Central Oregon Wild Horse Coalition, The U.S Forest Service, Crook County Sheriff Press Release By: Humane Society of the United States The Humane Society of the United States is ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill ...Full Article

OpEd: Cruelty to farm animals demands exposure

Washington Post, April 26, 2013 SO GUT-WRENCHING are the images — cows being shocked, turkeys being stomped, horses being burned with chemicals, piglets kicked like soccer balls — that the videos ...Full Article

Editorial: Animal abuse bill should draw a veto

The Tennessean, April 23, 2013 The Tennessee General Assembly slunk out of the capital last week, having again done more harm than good for the people they supposedly represent. ...Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

Undercover Activist Details Secret Filming of Animal Abuse & Why “Ag-Gag” Laws May Force Him to Stop

Democracy Now with Amy Goodman & Juan González, April 8, 2013 (NOTE – This is a viewer supported news site)   An animal rights investigator details how he has spent ...Full Article

Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. – April 6, 2013 On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming ...Full Article

Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts Former Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Jackie McConnell

The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring ...Full Article