Sanctuary property to be sold, proceeds to go to wildcat conservation TAMPA, Florida––If Howard and Carole Baskin had hoped to make headlines with their March 27, 2023 announcement that the Big Cat Rescue large and exotic cats are soon to be relocated to the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, they picked the […]
Pollster: pro-cockfighting votes by Oklahoma lawmakers flout voter opinion
Bill to reduce cockfighting from felony to misdemeanor cleared the Oklahoma House & is now before the Oklahoma Senate OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma––A bill to allow individual Oklahoma counties to reduce cockfighting from a felony to a misdemeanor is halfway to becoming law, despite overwhelming opposition from Oklahoma voters. House Bill 2530, by state representative Justin […]
Can the Horseracing Integrity & Safety Act save horse racing from itself?
Marty Irby leaves Animal Wellness Action on a high note, but horses are not drugged just to get them high WASHINGTON D.C.––Former Animal Wellness Action executive director Marty Irby on March 23, 2023 spoke in Oxford, Mississippi at the “Celebration of Life” for his friend and ally Clant Seay, founder of the Citizens Committee Against […]
Why didn’t Jasper County, Texas sheriff bust a big alleged cockfight?
Alleged host of cockfight previously characterized by law enforcement as a “career criminal” BUNA, Texas––“On March 12, 2023,” disclosed Showing Animals Respect & Kindness in a video posted to Facebook ten days later, “a SHARK drone located an active cockfight in Buna, Texas, in Jasper County. “The cockfight pit,” Showing Animals Respect & Kindness founder […]
Charles River Labs sending bootlegged macaques back to traffickers
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals & Born Free USA sanctuary offer snubbed HOUSTON, Texas––If 1,000 juvenile long-tailed macaques held in Houston at this writing by Charles River Laboratories had the rights of humans, they would either be returned to their homes in the wild in Cambodia or be granted asylum as refugees. If […]
“Greatest anti-soring advocate of all time” Clant Seay dies at 76
Walking horse defender BillyGoboy never slowed down in fight against the “Big Lickers” OXFORD, Mississippi––Citizens Committee Against Big Lick Animal Cruelty founder Clant Seay, 76, remembered by fellow campaigner Marty Irby as “quite a character and in my opinion the greatest anti-soring advocate of all time,” died on March 6, 2023 in Oxford, Mississippi. […]
Beagler fined $10,000––for wildlife trafficking, not for torturing hares
Allegedly hired Maine trappers to supply Massachusetts field trials PORTLAND, Maine––Jon Thomas Rioux, 36, a landscaper in Attleboro, Massachusetts, entertained himself and friends for years by setting beagles on snowshoe hares, until, apparently running out of rabbits locally, he ventured more than 150 miles north into Maine to find more. Jon Thomas Rioux might […]
Death by Pit Bull: Bred to Kill, by Richard W. Morris, J.D., Ph.D.
$9.95 paperback, $2.99 Kindle A 52-second video trailer is live on: YouTube https://youtu.be/mrE1-bM_tdk Rumble https://rumble.com/v2a7ztq-death-by-pit-bull.html Bit Chute https://www.bitchute.com/video/DzP2jI9g2OSu/ Reviewed by Merritt Clifton “My history with pit bulls goes back to 1990,” retired San Diego and Tucson prosecutor Richard W. Morris opens in Death by Pit Bull. “That year, while my wife and I were out […]
Can hounding help Wyoming pumas evade human hunters & wolves?
If pumas learn from the canine chase, pursuit without being killed might make them more elusive prey CHEYENNE, Wyoming––A new Wyoming state law meant to placate frustrated puma hunters who hunt with dogs might actually benefit pumas more. If, that is, the hunters and their dog packs obey the law. Wyoming governor Mark Gordon on […]
Starring Miyoko Schinner in “The Decline & Fall of the Dairy Empire”
The Romans imagine they are still in charge while the Visigoths & Ostrogoths fight over the spoils of conquest SAN FRANCISCO, California––Imagine the U.S. dairy industry as the Roman empire, Miyoko Schinner as Alaric the Visigoth, who sacked Rome in 410 A.D., and the venture capitalists who ousted her from Miyoko’s Creamery in a recent […]
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