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Lawyers reveal — then retract — plan for more wall in Arizona and California, according to a court filing, Bloomberg reports.
BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen have distanced themselves from the studies or apologized.
His owner in Louisiana says he plans to get another big cat.
It's the first state to adopt this law.
What sets the case of Kristen Lindsey apart is that she was a licensed veterinarian at the time of this horrific and heartless killing -- someone who had vowed under oath to protect animals and their welfare, and to prevent their suffering.
The different outcomes in these two cases show that our laws are catching up to where we are as a society, but until animals
We've seen it before with the wild mustang horse roundups, the hunting of wolves, coyotes and other predators, black bear hunts and now Yellowstone Park is going to send over 900 bison to slaughter to appease local cattle ranchers.
You can see ALDF's map here, along with the five best and worst states for animal protection laws. The top ranking is based
December is prime time for year-end lists. They're an easy way to reflect on the past year, but lives aren't on the line when it comes to the top 10 albums of 2015, or the year's best-selling books. But there is one year-end list that can hold lives in the balance -- animals' lives.
More states are taking a tough stance on animal cruelty.
Conservation or Commerce? CITES requires its signatories to "designate one or more Management Authorities in charge of administering
Under the Poultry Product Inspection Act, the USDA has a statutory duty to prevent "diseased poultry" from entering the human food supply. And yet, the USDA continues to sit idly by as diseased fatty duck and goose livers make their way from factory farm to kitchen table.
"This is a huge victory not only for the Constitution but animals and consumers."
Antibiotic use in animal agriculture is increasingly under the microscope as the global emergency of antibiotic resistant diseases grows more severe. A recent study predicted that if bacteria continue to evolve at current rates, in just 35 years, 10 million people a year will die from currently treatable diseases.
"The Barbie brand has had a long, positive relationship to the animal kingdom," he said. "Whether the doll was released as