Tag: Legislation

Ending Orca Captivity One Law at a Time

April 3, 2014
There is much great work to be done litigating on behalf of animals. Unfortunately, animals have far fewer protections than they need within our current legal framework.

All 50 States Now Have Felony Animal Cruelty Provisions!

March 14, 2014
On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the final state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty.

Wisconsin’s “Windchill’s Law” Reintroduced

March 9, 2012

Last year, “Windchill’s Law” was introduced in the Wisconsin Senate, but it fizzled as the legislative session ended. Named in honor of an abused colt, Northland’s NewsCenter reports that, “the…

Tom Vilsack Appointed Secretary of Agriculture

December 17, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama has selected former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack to head the Department of Agriculture. Vilsack has an animal-friendly record relative to some of the other candidates who had…

The Candidates on Animals

September 22, 2008

­­I’ve decided that I’m going to be like Angelina Jolie. [If you've seen what I look like, you're likely asking "how ya gonna pull that off?"] What I mean is,…

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