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Animal Rights Activists

Pamela Anderson, Ocean Hero

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Dr. Reese Halter

Hollywood actress, model, producer, and iconic blonde bombshell Pamela Anderson is a long-time fearless animal rights activist and vegan. Anderson...

Giving a Voice to the Silencing of the Lambs

Bernie Shine | Posted 08.23.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

Where is their outrage at these atrocities and crimes against nature? Instead of "unacceptable," they should say it's "revolting," "vile," "disgusting," "shocking," "ghastly," "sickening," "evil," "depraved," "repulsive," and/or "immoral."

The Cecil Paradox: A Conversation With Hal Herzog

Todd R. Miller | Posted 08.12.2015 | Science
Todd R. Miller

In addition to our concern for animals, and this animal in particular, there's also something that might not have anything to do with animals, which is our sense of fair play.

Intersectional Activism: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

It is easy to get caught up in organizing and activism around a single issue or cause. This week, we proudly supported grantees who are working at the intersection of multiple issues, addressing the complexity and interconnectedness of the world we live in through their activism.

Nonprofit Is Fighting To Stop The 'Industrialized Cruelty' In Greyhound Racing

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.21.2015 | Good News

Despite causing broken bones, heart problems and even paralysis -- as well as using questionable practices -- dog racing is still legal in a handful o...

Have Yourself a Cruelty-free Christmas

Tim Ward | Posted 02.20.2015 | Green
Tim Ward

I interviewed author Mark Hawthorne, a passionate advocate for the compassionate treatment of animals as living beings. Hawthorne believes that most people would choose to avoid being needlessly cruel to animals, and he has written a book so that the average person can be well informed about these issues.

How a Man Named Jingles Changed My Life

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.30.2014 | Good News
Ari Nessel

That was the beginning of how I started thinking how every choice I made had an impact, so with those choices, I had the power to create harm or good.

From Killer Looks to No-Kill to Nabbing a Kitten Killer: The Barbi Twins Connect the Dots to Save Animals

Joan K. Smith | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

What do stray cats and the ocean have to do with each other? Quite a bit in the current work of Shane and Sia Barbi, better known as the Barbi Twin...

How This Law Violates Animal Activists' Freedom Of Speech

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.08.2014 | Green

According to the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, videotaping any livestock operation without consent can be considered an act of terrorism. U...

Ringling Brothers vs Animal Activists (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

Elephants perform at the Ringling Bros circus, July 15, 2014 "Ladies and gentlemen... boys and girls... children of all ages...." There is no phrase...

A Dad, an Animal Rights Protest and the Exploitation of Children

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

On Friday, April 25th, 2014, I witnessed the inappropriate political use of several elementary school age children.

Animal Rights Activists Shift Tactics

| David Grimm | Posted 03.16.2014 | Science

Animal rights activists have dramatically shifted their tactics over the last decade, targeting individual researchers and the businesses that support...

Farmer, Animal Activist Continue The Debate Over 'Ag-Gag' Laws

Posted 03.13.2014 | Green

Following Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter's signing of a bill that imposes jail time and fines for animal rights activists who take undercover foota...

FBI Hunting Hawaii For Country's Top Domestic Terror Suspect

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.12.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday agents are hunting in Hawaii for the nation's most wanted domestic terrorism suspect. The FBI office in...

FBI Hunting Hawaii For Top Domestic Terror Suspect

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 03.12.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI says agents are hunting in Hawaii for the nation's most wanted domestic terrorism suspect. The FBI office in San Franc...

Mourning a Friend I Never Met

Sherman Yellen | Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News
Sherman Yellen

She didn't email or have a computer, but she had something better than that for communicating: a generous heart.

Compassion, Integrity and our 'AHA!' Moments

Ari Nessel | Posted 12.30.2013 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Chloe created a vegetarian club at her school and continues to improve it. She explains, 'you can't be a good activist if you can't learn from your mistakes.' Chloe's passion is helping other youth show their compassion for animals and for the planet.

Bob Barker Shells Out $1 Million For Elephants, Is Moved To Tears

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

When it comes to shelling out for animal welfare, the price is always right for Bob Barker. On Monday, former "The Price Is Right" host and animal ...

The Ethical Meat Fallacy

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Video footage released last week which shows sickening scenes of cruelty to pigs reportedly taken at a Freedom Food-certified farm in Cheshire is deeply jarring and makes it clear, yet again, that the notion of ethical meat is a myth.

Dog Meat Festival Goes On As Planned Despite Widespread Protest

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.20.2013 | Green

Despite widespread outrage, a dog meat festival in China will be going ahead as planned this week. The festival, which kicks off on Friday, is an ...

11 Celebrities Who Love Animals

Posted 04.28.2013 | Green

From Vetstreet's Margaret Bristol: With all the glitz and glamour that comes out of Tinseltown (not to mention the endless tabloid fodder), it's no...

In 100 Days: 100 Grants to 100 Inspiring People

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Ari Nessel

With all the problems facing us as a society, and all the challenges in our world, it is easy to lose sight of the possibility of making a difference with our lives.

Animal Abuse, Oil Leaks, and the Freedom of the Press

Lisa Wade | Posted 06.09.2013 | Media
Lisa Wade

Corporations, and governments too, have an incentive to limit the freedom of the press. These are powerful entities, often in cahoots, that can and will ignore the First Amendment when they can get away with it.

WATCH: Puppies Are Mike Ruiz's Passion

Posted 02.13.2013 | Gay Voices

When Mike Ruiz isn't busy with his professional career, snapping photos of stars like Nicki Minaj, Betty White, and Khloe Kardashian, among many other...

15 Artists Who Enrage Animal Rights Activists

Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts

This fall has been a rough month for animals in the art world. First, we found out that British bad boy Damien Hirst killed 9,000 butterflies for a qu...