Tag: animal cruelty

Law to criminalize cruelty to animals

The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, or PACT Act, which would ban extreme acts of cruelty against animals, was approved by both houses of Congress and is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump. 

Horse racing has run its course

Over the last three months 23 race horses have died at Santa Anita Park, a Thoroughbred racetrack in Arcadia.

No more orca shows

SeaWorld, the world’s largest holder of orcas in captivity, is finally putting an end to its killer whale entertainment shows at SeaWorld San Diego in 2017.

Animal cruelty to be ‘A’ felony

The FBI will increase the consequences of violent crimes against animals by reclassifying such crimes as  Group A felonies, FBI officials announced last month.

Speaker makes a ROAR at lecture

Karen Dawn advocated the importance of animal rights Monday for an event hosted by Reaching Out for Animal Rights Club.

Leos ROAR to bring attention to good cause

While University of La Verne has diverse clubs that cater to student interests, a new club called Reaching Out for Animal Rights’ main ambition is to serve the animal community and bring awareness.

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