Animal Rights

French Cinema Legend Brigitte Bardot to Be Charged with Hate Speech

The French star of classic cinema faces charges of hate speech and inciting racial hatred following comments she had previously made about islanders on the French-ruled island of Réunion. The charges came after Ms Bardot labelled the natives on Réunion, “aboriginals

French actress Brigitte Bardot in Rome, Italy, circa 1962. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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


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.

Kapparot (Jack Guez / AFP / Getty)

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


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.

Bernie Sanders protected (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)

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.

An eagle is seen gliding straight toward a drone before clutching it and dragging it to the ground in Rotterdam, Netherlands January 29, 2016, in this handout photo released by the Netherlands police to Reuters on February 1, 2016. REUTERS/NEDERLANDS POLITIE/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

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.


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


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.