Tag: Animal Rights

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Exclusive: London Hospital Canteen Only Serves Halal Meat

Visitors to the canteen of a major London hospital have been left with no choice but to eat halal food, a decision apparently taken despite the Muslim population of the local area being a small minority.

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Dairy Cows are ‘Raped’ to Produce Milk, Says PETA

The animal rights group, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), says dairy cows are raped to produce milk. The organization attempts to equate artificial insemination of farm animals to women being raped and human trafficking sex crimes. “When

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Activists Sue Religious Jews over ‘Kapparot’ Chicken Ritual

Animal rights activists are suing religious Jews in Irvine to stop the tradition of kapparot, an annual ritual in some Jewish communities in which chickens are waved in the air, slaughtered and donated to the poor as atonement for sin in preparation for Yom Kippur.

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Petition Against Halal Slaughter Nears 100,000

A petition calling on the government to ban halal and kosher slaughter of animals is well on the way to receiving the 100,000 signatures required to prompt a debate in Parliament on the issue. Halal and kosher slaughter of animals

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PHOTO: Animal Activists Rush Stage at Bernie Sanders Rally in Oakland

OAKLAND — Over a dozen animal rights activists from the Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) animal liberation group rushed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) as he spoke onstage at the Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland on Monday afternoon, before being assaulted by his supporters and taken away by the Secret Service.

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Turkey May Adopt Dutch Program to Train Eagles to Catch Rogue Drones

The Turkish government has announced an interest in adopting an eagle-training program currently in use in the Netherlands, which teaches eagles how to capture unmanned drones mid-air, allowing for a rapid elimination of the threat of any rogue flying objects.

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Fighting Dogs Bite Kasich At End Of Iowa Race

John Kasich, the Governor of Ohio and Republican candidate for President of the United States, refused to vote in favor of a bill that would increase dog fighting penalties, while he was serving in the Ohio Senate in 1980, Breitbart News has learned.

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CA Coastal Commission Killing SeaWorld San Diego

California’s Coastal Commission bowed to left-wing animal rights activists with approval of an amendment stripping SeaWorld of the ability to breed killer whales as a condition of building a massive new $100 million habitat expansion for the orcas living there now.

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Ricky Gervais: he used to be funny; now he tweets about cats

Another day, another heart-rending, animal-related tweet from Ricky Gervais, who has abandoned his once promising career as an irreverent and outspoken comedian in order to capitalise on the internet’s insatiable appetite for stories about cats, puppies and social injustice. RIP

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Extreme Roman Heat Triggers Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages

A city ordinance banning the use of horses to pull the traditional carriages around Rome went into effect Thursday, in response to a wave of 100+ degree weather that is said to threaten the horses’s lives.

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RSPCA Elects Vegan Who Compared Farming to Holocaust to Governing Board

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), formerly one of Britain’s most respected charities, has elected a radical vegan who compared farming to the Holocaust to its governing board. Peta Watson-Smith, who outraged Jewish leaders with

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PETA’s Dirty Little Secret: Shelter Puts Down 80% of Animals in Its Care

In a remarkable turn of events, Virginia legislators reportedly have had to step in to protect animals from PETA, which runs a gulag-style animal shelter at its headquarters on the banks of the St. Elizabeth River that euthanized over 80 percent of the animals in its care in 2014.

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‘Blackfish’ Continues to Cost Sea World

Fallout from the Blackfish documentary, and continued activist criticism, may be to blame for SeaWorld’s disappointing 2014 earnings report, which still shows a downward decline. Park attendance was down only a small amount–22.4 million in 2014, versus 23.4 million in 2013. Earnings, however, suffered more.

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‘Tawni’s Ponies’ Win First Round in Defamation Case

Small business owner Tawni Angel has won the first round of her court battle against a radical animal rights activist who is attempting to ban Angel’s popular pony rides from a weekly Santa Monica farmers’ market. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa Hart-Cole ruled last Thursday that Angel’s lawsuit against activist Marcy Winograd can proceed, finding that Angel demonstrated a “sufficient probability of prevailing” on the question of whether Winograd had defamed her.