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01.14.15 Rhett Jones

Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, the legislator behind the recently passed bill to ban tattooing and piercing pets, now wants to ban the practice of declawing cats in New York. Rosenthal is seeking a co-sponsor for the bill, which would allow it to be introduced to the state Senate. There, it would need approval before requiring a […]

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12.30.14 Rhett Jones

Three fur vendors were hit with a variety of charges on Monday for throwing a mixture of ammonia and bleach onto animal rights protestors. The incident occurred on December 20th (see video above) in SoHo. According to a criminal complaint, police witnessed the incident, and at least four people and a baby stroller were hit by the […]

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12.18.14 Rhett Jones

The New York City Council passed a bill on Wednesday banning the sale of bunny rabbits. Pet rabbits have become an issue at city shelters, where owners bring them after experiencing buyer’s remorse. According to Reuters: Animal Care & Control of NYC, a shelter contracted by the city, said it took in 376 rabbits between January […]

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12.16.14 Rhett Jones

Governor Andrew Cuomo officially signed legislation that bans the ridiculous and cruel practice of tattooing and piercing pets. The bill was passed by state lawmakers earlier this summer and it is now officially a law. Governor Cuomo had this to say: This is animal abuse, pure and simple. I’m proud to sign this common-sense legislation […]

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12.01.14 Rhett Jones

According to reports, Mayor Bill de Blasio, who wants to eventually adopt electric “horseless carriages” over the horse-drawn carriages, is close to introducing legislation to ban carriage horses in NYC. Capital New York reports that no licenses for horse-drawn carriages will be renewed in 2016. Christina Hansen, spokesperson for the New York City Horse Carriage Association, […]

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07.01.14 Bucky Turco

Senior citizen and comedian Joan Rivers was promoting her new book, Diary of a Mad Diva, at the Union Square Barnes & Noble on Monday evening when animal rights activists interrupted a Q&A she was conducting. At around 8:20PM, a 32-year-old who only wanted to be identified by his first name Rob, asked Rivers why […]

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03.07.13 Julia Dawidowicz

Gucci is taking the notion of “conscientious consumerism” to another level with their new Eco Leather handbag line: each one includes a “passport” chronicling the life of the cow from which the leather was made. Because who doesn’t want to know all the details about the birth, life, and death of the animal whose carcass […]

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12.19.11 Marina Galperina

Spanish animal rights group AnimaNautralis has pulled a PETA style nudie protest in Barcelona, featuring a slumped, young, naked, brave protestor into a giant replica of a dinner at Barcelona’s Santa Caterina Market. […]

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10.27.11 Marina Galperina

The animals at Kiev’s ZooPark are dropping dead from malnourishment, cold and lack of care. To protest the “corrupt scum” running the place, Ukrainian protest crew FEMEN climbed the entrance, disrobed, threw bloody meat and got into a fight with the guards. NSFW. […]

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04.05.11 Marina Galperina

If you were as disturbed as we were by the sight of a starved 1-year-old puppy thrown down a trash chute in Newark, then you’ll want to make animal abuse a felony too. […]

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