Daniel Koller, a long time veterinarian practicing in Oregon (and previously California) has been seen abusing pets for many years–sometimes violently–leading in some cases to their deaths. But the dominant U.S. culture’s continued perception (and therefore U.S. laws and judicial system’s position) of pets as “property” has protected him and his egregious actions–for decades.
We look back on 21 new state laws that were enacted in 2019 that address The Link between animal abuse and domestic, child and elder abuse and other crimes, and list 45 new bills that have already been introduced in the young 2020 sessions.
The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act 2019 prohibits extreme acts of cruelty when they occur in interstate commerce or on federal property.
Animal abuse at Fair Oaks Farms documented by Animal Recovery Mission (ARM). Video depicts employees violently abusing calves at Fair Oaks Farms, producers of popular FairLife milk products.
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Another undercover video has surfaced showing abuse of animals at yet another supplier of Hormel… Hormel stops operations at … More
Seriously folks, we need a global public education campaign–and fast. Yet another baby dolphin has been killed in the name … More
Group Says South African Donkeys Killed for China Market Associated Press JOHANNESBURG — Animal rights activists in South Africa say … More