Fur farming to end in The Netherlands by 2024 WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands––The discovery that ranched mink can become infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus may lend momentum to the Dutch national plan to phase out mink farming entirely by 2024. Concern that mink themselves might become a COVID-19 reservoir may also dampen Chinese enthusiasm for rebuilding […]
More cockfighters than stars in Doris Day/Clint Eastwood country?
Cock-breeding explodes around Carmel-by-the-Sea MONTEREY, California––By the look of it, more might have been done in Monterey County to enforce legislation against breeding gamecocks if California had remained a U.S. territory in 1850 instead of becoming a state, four years after overthrowing Spanish rule. Exulted Humane Society of the U.S. president Kitty Block […]
HSUS election picks are too few to stop the Trump juggernaut
Humane Society Legislative Fund fails to endorse enough Democratic challengers to slow anti-animal Republican momentum in the U.S. House & Senate WASHINGTON D.C.––If voters who care about animals follow the recommendations of the Humane Society Legislative Fund arm of the Humane Society of the U.S. at the polls on election day, November 6, 2018, […]