Archive for June, 2009
Industrial agriculture groups want no government rules when it comes to their treatment of animals, or their role in climate change. That’s not an acceptable position, it’s not supported by the vast majority of voters, and you can bet they’ll get a fight from us as these issues play out in the months and years ahead.
There is news to report on two of our long-standing battles—the fight to protect wolves in the lower 48 states, and our campaign against Petland, the large retail pet chain, for its corporate practice of trafficking in dogs from puppy mills.
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum and 25 other state Attorneys General filed a brief arguing in support of banning these gruesome depictions of animal cruelty, which merit no protection under the First Amendment.