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But I Wanted a Pair of Transgenically Manufactured Sneakers!

For seven months, a group of well-heeled tricksters posed as a shoe wear company to spark a debate about the exploitation of genetically modified animals for commercial consumption.

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All the Missing Horses

Animal welfare advocates fear wild horses sold by the government to a well-known advocate of horse slaughter are being sent to the killing floor.

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Let’s Talk About Inequality, Baby

Occupy has opened up the conversation about economic inequality in the U.S.; UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi has had her hand in more than just the UC system; and a woman says she had an affair with Herman Cain for more than a decade. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 READ MORE


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Catalonia Hangs Up the Matador’s Cape

Depending on one’s perspective, the Spanish region of Catalonia’s decision to ban bullfighting represents either the beginning of the end of a time-honored tradition or a much-needed move in the direction of the humane treatment of animals. Actually, there may also be a third option.

Posted on Jul 28, 2010 READ MORE


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No Lawyers for Swiss Animals

In a referendum in which 70 percent voted “no,” the people of Switzerland have decided against a proposed law that would have assigned lawyers to defend animals in court. In its defense, Switzerland already has comprehensive animal rights laws, though many feel the vote was a cat-astrophe.

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Free Tilly?

One of SeaWorld Orlando’s resident orcas, Tilikum, made the kind of headlines that family theme parks never want to make when he killed trainer Dawn Brancheau this week, and now the question of whether “Tilly” should stay at SeaWorld understandably has arisen. Some killer whale experts think ... (continued)

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Olé! Catalonia Takes Steps to Stop Bullfighting

The northeast Spanish province of Catalonia has made the first step toward banning the practice of bullfighting, a cultural phenomenon but also a sizable thorn in the side of animal rights activists.

Posted on Dec 19, 2009 READ MORE


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Vick Signs With the Eagles

Disgraced quarterback Michael Vick, formerly of the Atlanta Falcons, has found a new job with the Philadelphia Eagles. It seems that the once-superstar athlete, jailed for two years for his involvement in a dog-fighting circuit, will be back in the NFL, much to the dismay of animal rights activists.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009 READ MORE


Man or Mouse

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PETA Goes to the Grave

Why settle for a mere lifetime membership when you can take your favorite cause all the way to the Great Beyond? That appears to be the logic behind People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ startling new marketing strategy.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008 READ MORE


Whale Watching
LA Times / Rick Loomis

A Whale of a Decision

While some whales’ hearts are as big as cars, the hearts on the Supreme Court that ruled Wednesday against a ban on high-powered sonar in Navy training exercises must be shrinking by the minute. The decision was a defeat to environmentalists, who argue that sonar panics whales, makes their ears bleed and pushes them to beach themselves.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008 READ MORE


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Bardot in Hot Water for Anti-Muslim Statements

Erstwhile bombshell Brigitte Bardot is being tried on racism charges for her controversial stance against Muslims in France. She communicated her position last year to now-President Nicholas Sarkozy and publish her letter to Sarkozy in her own foundation’s journal.

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PETA Exposes Taser Tests on Pigs

The animal rights organization has obtained video footage of pigs being stunned with Taser guns as part of a Pentagon nonlethal weapons testing program. (This video is not for the queasy.)

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