Archive for November, 2013

Typhoon Yolanda Leaves Devastation in Philippines

By on November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Typhoon Yolanda Leaves Devastation in Philippines

Today, our thoughts, more than ever, extend outward. The devastation wrought by Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Typhoon Haiyan) in the Philippines, a longtime American protectorate and sovereign ally, is in the early stages of assessment, but it is massive and life-changing for perhaps millions . . . 

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A New Sheriff in Town

By on November 8, 2013 in Companion Animals, Public Policy (Legal/Legislative) with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A New Sheriff in Town

On many occasions, I have written about our collaboration with our nation’s law enforcement professionals in our efforts to stop animal cruelty and abuse. So I was delighted to see that this month’s edition of Deputy and Court Officer—the magazine of the National Sheriffs' Association—is . . . 

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Anthony Bourdain Adds Wrong Ingredients to Seal Hunt Mix in Canada

By on November 7, 2013 in Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Anthony Bourdain Adds Wrong Ingredients to Seal Hunt Mix in Canada

Earlier this week, I debated Canadian Senator David Wells on Canada’s most popular morning TV show about the nation’s commercial seal slaughter off Canada’s east coast. The debate was prompted by comments made days earlier by celebrity chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain, who criticized . . . 

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Fairy Tales in Michigan

By on November 5, 2013 in Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Fairy Tales in Michigan

We all remember what happened with weapons of mass destruction and the Iraq war. The U.S. government’s claims about the weapons never panned out, and the public felt duped about getting involved in a conflict that has cost the nation thousands of American lives and . . . 

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Auction, Action, Traction for Chimps

Auction, Action, Traction for Chimps

Back in August we held a very special art contest that created quite a stir in the press – it was a first-ever contest focused on chimpanzee art. And by chimpanzee art, we don’t mean paintings of chimpanzees, we mean paintings by chimpanzees. Now, after much . . . 

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State Lawmaking for Animals Surges in 2013

By on November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

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