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Biden Signs Five Animal Protection Measures into Law
State Legislation Introduced to Stop Nike from Driving the Slaughter of Kangaroos in Their Native Habitats in Australia
President Joe Biden Signs Big Cat Public Safety Act Into Law
Helping animals helps us all.
We work to prevent cruelty to animals and we promote enacting and enforcing good public policies. We see a time when animal cruelty is no longer common or accepted.
Anja Heister, Ph.D., a researcher, writer and life-long animal rights activist, talks about her new book and the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation, which is more a set of tenets that benefits “sportsmen” who take advantage of the model to hunt, trap and poison their way through much of our wildlife population.
The ACE Act would create an animal cruelty crimes section at the Department of Justice. Identifying and prosecuting individuals who hurt animals will help stop them from hurting people later.
Animal Cruelty Enforcement campaign
Last year, the Bureau of Land Management released a plan showing the intent to conduct massive roundups, which is a prescription for horse slaughter. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s enthusiasm for the plan is telling, given that it has been leading the push to reopen U.S. horse slaughter plants.