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  • NYC’s Green New Deal Butchers Truth About Meat

    On Earth Day this year, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio unveiled his Big Apple version of the Green New Deal, called “One NYC 2050: Building a Strong and Fair City.” Despite the proposal’s name, it’s an anemic solution in search of a problem that merely expands the nanny state.   The proposal itself cites beef cattle, managing manure, and manufacturing […]

  • Does This Country Music Star Support HSUS?!

    During a recent stop in Gainesville as part of her “Trisha’s Tailgate” series, country music star Trisha Yearwood had an adorable pup named Snoopy on to promote animal adoption and the spaying and neutering of animals.   There was one slight problem though. In her excitement over Snoopy, she misidentified The Humane Society of North […]

  • HSUS Exploits Tragic Death for Politics

    In a move that resembles its more openly extreme counterpart PETA, the Humane Society of the United States used the death of an animal enthusiast to push its political agenda. This week, national news reported on the untimely death of Marvin Hajos. The 75-year-old Florida man owned and bred cassowaries, a large, flightless bird native […]

  • PCRM’s Latest Crappy Ploy

    We haven’t heard from the so-called Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in a while. Readers may remember PCRM as the PETA-linked vegan scolds whose leader once said, “To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse.” We’re sure the kids enjoying ice cream on a hot summer day would beg to differ. […]

  • Members of Congress Should Reject HSUS Award

    The Humane Society of the United States recently released its scorecard for Congress. There’s much irony to be found in the situation considering the organization receives a “D” from CharityWatch and was recently embroiled in a major sexual harassment scandal in which the board of directors tried to cover for the alleged sexual predator CEO. How can HSUS have […]

  • Ad: Taking on Animal Extremists Behind California Fur Ban

    Today we published a full-page ad in Sacramento Bee to raise awareness of the animal extremists who have been working to ban the sale of fur across California—starting with Los Angeles and San Francisco before now moving to a statewide ban. It’s about more than just fur coats—anti-fur activists such as PETA ultimately want to ban leather, […]

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