Do your favorite products do animal testing?

Among the hundreds of emails and newsletters that come my way everyday, one quickly caught my attention. In it was an article that talked about companies that do animal testing, a topic I’ve been following for a while.

Let me be blunt. I despise that companies do horrendously painful and inhumane testing on defenseless, innocent animals. And I do my best to not use products that I know do such testing. Continue reading

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USDA allows agency to indiscriminately kill thousands of animals in the U.S.

Mountain lion cubs

Mountain lion cubs are threatened by our federal agencies

Wildlife in America is under siege – not only by climate change but also, in a more sinister capacity, by an agency sanctioned by the USDA.

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California ag-gag bill is dead

Farm animalsA number of states have recently moved to criminalize those who would go undercover and document abuses to farm animals. However there’s good news.

California’s efforts in this direction have now failed.

AB-343 is now dead in the water. The bill would have criminalized undercover photography and video footage captured at farms and slaughterhouses. It even would have exempted farms from turning over any footage of animal cruelty captured on surveillance cameras.

It’s a victory for farm animals and for those who care about how they’re treated. Hopefully this will send a signal to other legislatures that similar bills should be quashed.