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Video of the Day: Dairy Farm Abuse in New Mexico

I’m so sad that Mercy For Animals has uncovered yet more rampant abuse at a dairy farm. This time, it’s Winchester Dairy whose employees committed egregious acts of abuse to cows and calves. Winchester Dairy supplies milk for Leprino Foods, who is the “primary cheese supplier to Pizza Hut, Domino’s and Papa John’s restaurants nationwide.” … Continue reading

Animals and the Law: Spotlight on Protection Orders

Note: Help for Abused and Battered Women, via helpguide.org If you need immediate assistance, call 911 or your local emergency service. For domestic violence helplines and shelters, click here. If you’re a man in an abusive relationship, read Help for Abused Men. In this post, I will be discussing orders of protection for companion animals … Continue reading

Animals and the Law: New York’s “Traveling Wild and Exotic Animal Protection Act”

Learn about the proposed bill in New York, which would ban exotic or wild animals to be used in traveling circuses or shows. Continue reading

New York Gets Its First “Animal Cruelty Court”

In New York, a new “court” has been established to streamline animal cruelty cases. It’s not an official court, but all misdemeanor animal cruelty cases in the city of Syracuse will be prosecuted by assistant district attorney Laura Fiorenza and will go before City Court Judge Stephen Dougherty. The animal cruelty court has a couple … Continue reading

Today In Speciesism: Real California Milk’s latest ad

This offensive ad gets one thing right: cows are maternal, sentient beings. In the video, that fact is exploited for comedic purposes. But if you know what the dairy industry entails – a life of suffering – you know this video is not funny at all.  Out of all the animals exploited for food, I personally … Continue reading

On Animals, Pain, & NJ 101.5

Recently, Judi Franco and two fellow co-hosts (Dennis Malloy and Ray Rossi) of NJ 101.5 allegedly made terrible remarks concerning animal abuse during their radio programs, and the conversation carried over onto social media. The statements were made during discussions of Sammy, a cocker spaniel who was the victim of abuse. The following graphic summarizes … Continue reading