Archive for November, 2010
Last week, Missouri voters approved Proposition B. In campaigning against the measure, the Missouri Farm Bureau leveled an array of false charges against Prop B and also against The Humane Society of the United States, which worked to pass Prop B. I write to address these charges and to set the record straight.
Today I wanted to post some follow-up to a blog I shared here in July, about the mighty wolverine and the threats the animal faces from disturbance, habitat fragmentation and climate change. I’ve just learned that PBS’s popular Nature series will profile the species this . . .
This video will break your heart, and that doesn’t really say enough. Proceed carefully, but please proceed if you can — because from this achingly sad story it’s possible to do some good for untold thousands of dogs caught in the cruel teeth of dogfighting.
The HSUS I wrote recently about The HSUS investigation at the Bushway slaughter plant and the brave people involved in bringing the abuse of baby calves to light. Last week, Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell announced a plea deal with Frank Perretta, one of . . .
It’s very gratifying for me to see the growing number of young people who are stepping up for animals. Whether it’s expressing concern about a neighborhood dog chained day and night, or outrage at the plight of animals on factory farms, young people are getting . . .
I feel a deep sense of relief today, with victory on the puppy mill ballot measure in Missouri behind us. As the votes from rural counties were being posted on the state’s official website, Prop B fell behind, and badly so. At one point, we . . .
We have declared victory in Missouri on Prop B! We are winning now by 38,000, and we expect that margin to increase! What a night for the dogs! Missouri is the number one puppy mill state in America. We now have a pathway to turn . . .
The next few hours are critical for the future welfare of countless hundreds of thousands of animals—from dogs to wildlife. Please join me in the waning hours of the 2010 election season in making the calls and sending the emails to friends, family and acquaintances—and, . . .