Tag: animal cruelty

Bill threatens food safety

Less than three weeks apart, Iowa and Utah governors signed a bill, named by New York Times food writer Mark Bittman, the “Ag-Gag” bill, that stops undercover animal abuse investigations.

Commentary: A whale of a problem

It was terribly sad to hear the news about Dawn Brancheau, the SeaWorld whale trainer who was drowned by one of the show’s orcas last week. It’s hard to imagine what her family is going through at this moment.

Let’s paws and think about cats

There is an ethical point to be considered – the morality of inflicting pain on cats. We know the practice of onychectomy – declawing cats – is cruel.

Don’t dishonor croc hunter’s legacy

While many of crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin’s fans have been busy sending flowers and gifts to the Australia Zoo in memorial of the late wildlife preservationist’s untimely death a few weeks ago, we at the Campus Times were disappointed to learn that others may be paying their respects in a much more alarming way; killing stingrays in retaliation.

Not can they talk, rather can they suffer?

In this time of war some of you reading this might question why I am choosing to write about the horror of the fur industry. But the way I see it, the topics are one in the same.

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