Browsing Posts in Animal Rights

Small farmers and urban poultry owners alike are threatened by the USDA’s new proposal for animal identification. The agency has proposed a rule that imposes costs and paperwork burdens on farmers, ranchers, backyard poultry owners, sale barns, vets, and state agencies in order to track animals that cross state lines. The proposed rule is a […]

Is the HSUS really humane? Is it a group designed to solicit millions from animal lovers and at the same time destroy ranchers and farmers who own and care for most American animals? Watch this short film for the facts. Brad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJUiSjSw0Gc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

An electronic animal ID system has been the passion of USDA for over 18 years. Recently, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that hot iron branding was an acceptable form of future animal ID. History completely agrees with the secretary’s findings. Branding History The western cowboy did not invent hot iron branding. The documented history […]

The Last Frontier II By Vaughn Meyer – Nov 5, 2010 Throughout history “The Last Frontier” has been associated with the settling of the West during the 19th century. As children this time frame of history was narrated through history books and multi generation family recollections. Probably some of the most vivid attributes to this period were […]

Use extreme caution in hiring By Drovers news source  |  Tuesday, June 22, 2010 The Animal Agriculture Alliance urges farm managers to be watchful for a number of individuals who have been found responsible for some of the latest undercover activist videos released to the media and public in the past year. The alliance recommends that […]

Branding is still key form of identification By Candace Krebs La Junta Tribune-Democrat Posted Jun 20, 2010 @ 09:55 AM PUEBLO, Colo. — Scenes of brandings are one of the most iconic and enduring images of the ranching lifestyle. For centuries, brands have played a vital role in conveying title of ownership. Officials say this […]

By The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 09, 2010 GENEVA — The result was emphatic: Swiss voters don’t think abused animals need to have their own lawyers. It’s a proposal that would never even come near a referendum in other countries, but the measure’s defeat Sunday disappointed animal rights advocates, who say Switzerland’s elaborate animal […]

By Drovers news source | Monday, February 22, 2010 | Source: Center for Consumer Freedom In a landmark RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) lawsuit certain to have far-reaching implications for the animal rights movement, Feld Entertainment and the Ringling Brothers circus sued the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), its lawyers, and […]

By JESSE McKINLEY, New York Times | Published: February 21, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO — California may soon place animal abusers on the same level as sex offenders by listing them in an online registry, complete with their home addresses and places of employment. The proposal, made in a bill introduced Friday by the State Senate’s […]

By Rick Jordhal, PORK magazine  |  Wednesday, February 24, 2010, via Drovers Layer by layer, the facade of the Humane Society of the United States is being peeled back revealing the group’s far-reaching objectives. The world is learning that at the center is an animal rights group with a much more sinister agenda than saving dogs […]