posted on July 17, 2015 at 3:44 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday that it considers many factors when determining ways to euthanize large numbers of animals during a disease outbreak, and said it was reviewing an animal rights group's criticism of a recent...
posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:24 PM
A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging failure to address air pollution from large-scale livestock farms.
posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM
A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list — a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three states.
posted on November 21, 2012 at 12:42 PM
The settlement is the largest-ever penalty for an animal abuse case.
posted on March 23, 2012 at 8:37 PM
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is criticizing Nebraska governor Dave Heineman for recent comments he made about the animal rights organization.
At a recent meeting meeting in Lexington, Heineman said of HSUS, quote, “We’re going...
posted on March 23, 2012 at 3:31 PM
MONROE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 2010 ballot initiative to toughen oversight of dog breeders highlighted the rift between Missouri farmers and national animal rights activists. Two years later, the divide has only deepened.
Twenty-five farm groups...