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DxE Open Rescue: Working Toward ‘Total Animal Liberation’

DxE Open Rescue: Working Toward ‘Total Animal Liberation’

It was a busy year at Direct Action Everywhere (DxE), the Berkeley-based animal rights group working to save animals from suffering and..

December 31, 2016 with 0 Comments
Michigan Senate Approves Anti-Animal Cruelty Bill Containing Unconstitutional Sodomy Ban

Michigan Senate Approves Anti-Animal Cruelty Bill Containing Unconstitutional Sodomy Ban

UPDATE: The New Civil Rights Movement reports that “the Michigan House will remove language from a bill that reaffirms the..

February 9, 2016 with 0 Comments
Federal Judge Rules Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Unconstitutional

A federal judge ruled Monday that an Idaho law criminalizing the secret filming of animal abuse at factory farms and other agricultural..

August 4, 2015 with 0 Comments
‘Blood Lions’ Exposes South Africa’s Canned Hunting Industry

‘Blood Lions’ Exposes South Africa’s Canned Hunting Industry

A new documentary sheds light on the highly controversial but perfectly legal practice of commercially breeding lions for ‘canned..

July 22, 2015 with 0 Comments
South African ‘Prophet’ Penuel Mnguni Commands Flock to Eat Live Snakes

South African ‘Prophet’ Penuel Mnguni Commands Flock to Eat Live Snakes

The leader of a controversial South African church who previously made headlines by commanding his followers to drink gasoline and eat..

July 15, 2015 with 0 Comments
San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Approve Circus Animal Ban

San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Approve Circus Animal Ban

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! But not if you live in or visit San Francisco, where lawmakers voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban wild..

April 15, 2015 with 0 Comments
Social Media Fury after Sarah Palin Posts Facebook Photos of Son Standing on Dog

Social Media Fury after Sarah Palin Posts Facebook Photos of Son Standing on Dog

Former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin triggered a social media firestorm after she posted Facebook..

January 3, 2015
Argentine Court: Captive Orangutan Sandra has ‘Human Right’ to Freedom

Argentine Court: Captive Orangutan Sandra has ‘Human Right’ to Freedom

An orangutan held captive in an Argentine zoo for more than 20 years is a “non-human person” unlawfully deprived of her..

December 22, 2014 with 0 Comments
NJ Gov. Chris Christie Vetoes Pig Gestation Crate Ban

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Vetoes Pig Gestation Crate Ban

Chris Christie, New Jersey’s Republican governor, has vetoed a bill that would have banned gestation crates, which severely harm the..

December 1, 2014 with 1 Comment
Miami Woman Sara Zamora Accused of Starring In Animal ‘Crush’ Porn Videos

Miami Woman Sara Zamora Accused of Starring In Animal ‘Crush’ Porn Videos

A Miami woman has been arrested and charged with appearing in pornographic videos in which animals were tortured and killed for..

April 6, 2014 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • Oklahoma Advances Bill Requiring Male Permission for Abortions
  • White House: Trump’s Failure to Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism, on Holocaust Remembrance Day Was Intentional
  • Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Punishing Abortion as Murder; Says It Will Teach Women ‘Personal Responsibility’
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank White Republicans’ for Ending Slavery
  • North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters
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