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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 Rights Project’s landmark elephant rights case. With the help of him and fellow activist Leah, we worked on the following with the intent … Continue reading

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 as a way to stay on top of the latest in criminal justice, child protection, legislation, and more, regarding animal cruelty and “interspecies … Continue reading

Number of the Day: 44 (Wolves Killed in Wyoming trophy hunt)

44 wolves killed in Wyoming’s first trophy wolf hunt since 2013 https://t.co/TgagEhAiBI via @IdahoStateJ — NY Wolf Center (@nywolforg) January 27, 2018 In total, 76 wolves were killed in Wyoming in 2017. 43 were legally killed during the licensed hunting season of October through December, with an additional wolf being killed illegally. The remaining 32 … Continue reading

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 United States After launching this campaign in 2013, we’ve worked with 20 pet stores across the country to stop selling puppy mill dogs … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag! 3/27

These links are brought to you by shelter dogs… Court of Appeals rules airlines have right to ban hunting trophies  via Animal News 24-7 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on March 20,  2017 ruled that Delta Airlines is under no legal obligation to carry hunting trophies. The Fifth Circuit Court of … Continue reading

Animal Law & Environmental Law Tweets of the Week

Another week, another set of tweets! Please share, RT, click, and follow. (By the way, the featured image to this post is of my friend’s chicken, Penelope, who I often pet-sit!) Big thanks to @RepEdRoyce for your support in helping us take shark fins off the menu #FinBanNow https://t.co/UtWGk0Ei27 — Oceana (@Oceana) March 14, 2017 … Continue reading

Animal Law Tweets of the Week

Another week, another group of tweets! Read on for a roundup of links about the Dairy Pride Act, the Nonhuman Rights Project, dachshund racing (?!), and more… Help stop the Dairy Pride Act that will stifle #plant-based competition! https://t.co/PYZWfrjVKp #vegan #animallaw #unfaircompetition pic.twitter.com/PwY80RYtZU — Kelly Levenda (@KellyLevenda) March 9, 2017 The dairy industry claims this … Continue reading

Tuesday News Grab Bag

Hello readers! I’m currently in the middle of writing a bunch of posts, including a review and interview with the recently published Little Darling’s Pinups for Pitbulls book, a discussion about Mayo Gate, and a post about animal activists over at the other blog I help out on, Species and Class. But since I feel … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

Today’s news brought to you by a rabbit… Why? Scroll to find out! Dogs A PAINFUL REALITY: Nebraska among top states with dog breeders who neglect their animals. “Regulation alone cannot put an end to puppy mills. They will end for good only when consumers stop buying their puppies and insist on dealing only with … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

A collection of various news articles concerning animal law, the environment, health, and more, collected from around the web. Continue reading