Category Archives: BOVINES & CATTLE

BOOKS—Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

From Animal People September 2013 Loving Animals:  Toward a New Animal Advocacy   by Kathy Rudy University of Minnesota Press (111 Third Avenue South,  Suite 290,  Minneapolis, MN 55401),  2011.  260 pages hardcover,  $16.98. Trained in theological ethics and women’s … Continue reading

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Badger cull is called “costly distraction from true solutions” to bovine TB

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  September 2013: (Actually published on October 8,  2013) LONDON––Four weeks into a six-week government cull of up to 5,000 badgers in Gloucestershire and Somerset counties,  Guardian environment correspondent Damian Carrington on October 1,  2013 recommended that the … Continue reading

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EXCHANGE: The long and winding road to environmentalism

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  September 2013: (Actually published on October 8,  2013) I have been involved in animal rights since 1985,  and am grateful for the way that our movement has grown and evolved.  When I first began practicing animal law, … Continue reading

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Legislation advances to protect Spanish bullfighting as cultural heritage

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  September 2013: (Actually published on October 8,  2013) MADRID––Legislation to protect bullfighting as part of the cultural identity of Spain,  pushed by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of the center-right Popular Party,  moved closer to passage on October … Continue reading

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Factory farming, livestock disease, & vaccination evolved together

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  July-August 2013: Raising millions of animals per year in close confinement for decades longer than most other nations,  The Netherlands has correspondingly had much more experience than almost anywhere else with how contagious diseases spread among large … Continue reading

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What does “Vaccination for Life” mean for intercontinental live animal trade?

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  July-August 2013: Dutch state secretary of economic affairs Sharon Dijksma did not directly address intercontinental live animal transport in introducing her “Vaccination for Life” initiative to the Dutch Parliament.   But Dijksma noted that “Vaccination for Life” has … Continue reading

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Dutch to push “vaccination for life” ––may end culls of healthy livestock

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  July-August 2013: DEN HAAG––Dutch state secretary of economic affairs Sharon A.M. Dijksma on June 4,  2013 committed The Netherlands to trying to reverse European Union and other international policies which require culling livestock who have been exposed … Continue reading

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Obituaries [May-June 2013]

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May/June 2013: Obituaries “I come to bury Caesar,  not to praise him.  The evil men do lives after them.   The good is oft interred with their bones.”  ––William Shakespeare Bowatte Indrathana Thera,  a Buddhist monk of … Continue reading

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New Gentle Barn IRS Form 990 filings respond to probe by California Attorney General

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  July-August 2013: SANTA CLARITA,  California––Newly accessible IRS Form 990 filings for 2010 and 2011 from The Gentle Barn Foundation hint at a history of financial irregularities,  some of which were also alleged in three lawsuits filed in … Continue reading

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Editorial feature: Ag-gag laws & changing frameworks of perception

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  May/June 2013: Editorial feature: Ag-gag laws & changing frameworks of perception   The most deeply held conviction shared among U.S. meat industry executives and advocates of not eating meat may be the belief that if most people … Continue reading

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