Animal Rescue and Care

Rebuilding for a New Louisiana

By on May 18, 2007 in Animal Rescue and Care with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Rebuilding for a New Louisiana

© iStockphoto Yesterday, I blogged on the efforts in the Louisiana legislature to rid the state of cockfighting. The fight in Baton Rouge is far from over, and the outcome is uncertain. But everyone agrees there is more momentum than ever to ban cockfighting. When . . . 

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Big Wins for Cockfighting and Horse Slaughter Bans

By on May 17, 2007 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Big Wins for Cockfighting and Horse Slaughter Bans

There have been some signature wins in state legislatures this week—particularly on two of the worst forms of animal abuse The HSUS has been campaigning to stamp out through the law. First, on Tuesday, in the Louisiana Senate, lawmakers passed an immediate ban on cockfighting . . . 

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