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1 hr ago | The Straits Times

Australia seeks to stop animal rights groups with tough video laws

Australia is considering tougher laws to stop animal rights activists secretly filming on farms and abattoirs and airing the videos in an effort to protect a multi-million dollar livestock trade, a move rights groups say will hide abuse.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

Exporter breaks animal cruelty rules again

One of Western Australia's biggest livestock exporters could lose its licence to operate after being found once again to have breached animal welfare laws.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Detroit News

PETA will pay water bills for 10 Detroiters willing to go vegan

An animal rights group is offering to pay outstanding water bills for 10 Detroit residents on the condition they become vegan for one month.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Detroit, OR, Vegan, Activism, Vegetarian, Agriculture, Science

Patch.com

DA: Oyster Bay Man Sentenced in Animal Abuse Case

An Oyster Bay man was sentenced Thursday in a Nassau County Court for an animal cruelty charge, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Oyster Bay, NY, Nassau County, NY

Canada.com

Winnipeg pet store animals die after shop goes 32 days without water

Tanya Morgan of Pet Peripherals says she blames the city and will now have to close her business.

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WNDU-TV South Bend

Argos woman faces possible charges after dumping dog

An Argos woman is facing possible animal cruelty charges after admitting to dumping a dog on the side of the road last week.

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Related Topix: Argos, IN, Marshall County, IN

USA Today

Hundreds of birds poisoned and killed at Houston airport

Hundreds of birds poisoned and killed at Houston airport Flight safety vs. animal rights issues in discussion of how airport keeps birds from planes Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rDy2dc Workers at Bush Intercontinental Airport were shocked to see hundreds of dead birds scattered around the airport grounds.

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Mirror.co.uk

Horrific video shows officials in Bali SMILING while they cull island dogs on death row

WARNING DISTURBING FOOTAGE: Bali has been culling stray dogs for years to curb a rabies outbreak, but animal rights campaigns say the way it's done is inhumane The haunting 16 minute footage features Balinese officials giving a range of breeds lethal injections and then piling the corpses together.

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Examiner.com

Reward offered in connection with case of tortured cats

It's an endless battle against animal cruelty , and Alley Cat Allies steps in once again to help.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, IN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Observer

Puppy mill survivors make friends at NC legislature

Republican Rep. Jason Saine of Lincolnton stoops to greet Earnest, a Jones County puppy mill survivor.

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Related Topix: Jones County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Southport, NC, Raleigh, NC

ABC News

Film on animal rights movement to premiere next month

As momentum builds around laws to lock animal activists off farms, a new film documents the rise of the animal rights movement in Australian society.

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Related Topix: Activism

News9 Oklahoma City

Owner Of MWC Severely Neglected Dogs Turns Self In

The owner of two dogs found locked inside a cage and severely malnourished in Midwest City, has turned himself into authorities Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Midwest City, OK

The Raw Story

Pennsylvania man beats his cats to death with a golf club because they 'betrayed' him

A Pennsylvania man told a court on Monday that he beat his cats to death with a golf club because he felt "betrayed" when they scratched him.

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The Hartford Courant

CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon 's Nick News.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield, CT, Hartford, CT, East Hartford, CT, New Britain, CT

WWLP

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ANIMAL ABUSE BILL ADVANCES IN HOUSE The House on Tuesday advanced a bill increasing penalties for animal abuse and requiring veterinarians to report such abuse.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Back Bay (Boston, MA), Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Cats rescued from Gilbert home up for adoption Thursday

Police announced Tuesday that the woman suspected of hoarding 79 cats in her Gilbert home will be facing multiple counts of animal cruelty.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ

New York Daily News

40 flea-infested cats rescued from notorious Ridgewood animal hoarder's home

Kendra Mara of Animal Haven and Debbie Fierro of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals help remove 40 cats from an animal hoarder's home in Ridgewood.

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TheDenverChannel

Kiowa couple get probation for animal cruelty

KIOWA, Colo. - Prosecutors say two Elbert County residents who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty, were sentenced to five years of probation.

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Related Topix: Kiowa, CO, Elbert County, CO, Agriculture, Science

Fox News

16 cats, dogs found dead in Puerto Rico near bridged involved in earlier animal abuse case

Police in Puerto Rico have launched an investigation into the deaths of at least 16 cats and dogs found near a bridge where dozens of animals were thrown to their deaths seven years ago in a case that sparked international outrage.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

65 cats found in hoarding situation at Gilbert home.

The cats have been taken to the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ

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