Earlier this year, NYC Parks proposed a prohibition on feeding birds and squirrels. As detailed on the site, The Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule reads: NYC Parks proposes to amend […]
Animal Law 2019: Legislation to Follow [UPDATED 7/16]
With thanks to the National Link Coalition‘s newsletter, I present a selection of legislation that animal advocates may want to be following. The legislation summaries are courtesy of the National Link Coalition, […]
Today in Animal Law: Let’s help pass Intro 1425: The Carriage Horse Heat Relief Bill!
Recently, animal advocates had cause to celebrate: Starting on March 1, NYC carriage horses will no longer be forced to stand on the 59th Street hack line alongside traffic and car exhaust […]
Should there be a prohibition on feeding birds in NYC parks? I say no. But proposed rule would make it so.
Like many New Yorkers, I’ve had fond experiences of feeding birds and squirrels in public parks. A proposed rule, which would amend § 1-04(g) of Chapter 1 of Title 56 of the […]
NONHUMAN RIGHTS AND WHY HAPPY THE ELEPHANT SHOULD BE GRANTED LEGAL PERSONHOOD AND IMMEDIATELY RELEASED TO A SANCTUARY #AnimalLaw #AnimalRights #IStandWithHappy
A friend of mine who is a vegan activist and artist, Michael, reached out to me with a great idea – to create a tweet thread explaining the significance of the Nonhuman […]
Animal Law and New York: Bills to Watch Out For in 2018
This information came my way via the National Link Coalition newsletter for January. The National Link Coalition is dedicated to stopping violence against people and animals. I highly recommend its monthly newsletter […]
Today in Speciesism: Why does the Nebraska legislature want to protect animal abusers, but criminalize animal rights activists who use drone photography?
I was going through my Google alert notifications when I came upon “Bill seeks to stop drone use to spy on people, harass cows“, an article written by Grant Schulte. The headline […]
.@PETA files lawsuit challenging Iowa’s ag-gag law
Exposers of animal abuse should be protected, NOT punished! Why PETA is going to court to fight #Iowa’s #AgGag law. https://t.co/YhZhHQvjT9 — PETA (@peta) October 11, 2017 People for the […]
Dairy industry is shook! Outrageous legislation, shocking lobby spending, and more.
The dairy industry thinks consumers are confused about plant-based milk products. Could they be right? Readers, maybe it’s time we had the talk. In case you don’t know, products like “soy milk,” […]
Monday News Grab Bag! 4/10
This weekly grab bag of news is brought to you by a beautiful bird I found on Flickr. 10,000 dog adoptions, through HSUS pet stores conversion program via Humane Society of the […]