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Steve King's Farm Bill Amendment Hurts Animals -- and California Farmers

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

The King Amendment is all about profits for Iowa Big Ag, at the tragic expense of hens, veal calves, sows, and California farmers.

NSA Surveillance Is Legal, and That's the Worst Thing About It

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

One of the most disturbing realities the surveillance revelations have brought into relief is that in its drive to safeguard national security, the Obama Administration has concocted tactics that draw a sharp line dividing the state and the public, casting the latter in the role of potential conspirator.

Mark Zuckerberg's Flailing New Lobby Group Represents Everything That's Wrong With DC

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

Fwd.us' lobbying approach reflects the worst of DC-style politics: it's cynical, it's transactional, and it's predicated on using critically important social and ecological issues as pawns in a chess game. Worse for Mark Zuckerberg, it's ineffective.

Tom Hayden to CA Gov. Brown: Don't Kill Animals to Close the State Budget Gap (VIDEO)

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

Repealing the law would do away with all of these basic protections, consigning countless animals to death. Sadly, this heartless remedy is what passes for a practical solution in today's fiscal and political climate.

Bait Dog Gets a Second Chance (VIDEO)

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 03.13.2012 | Impact
Leighton Woodhouse

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The Beagle Freedom Project

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 03.06.2012 | Impact
Leighton Woodhouse

Test beagles are born into an existence designed to be completely devoid of joy and assured of regular doses of pain and poison.2012-01-06-beaglegerefe.jpg

VIDEO: Homeless For The Holidays To Save A Dog's Life

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact
Leighton Woodhouse

Peter "Ivory" Bowling has a home. He is a tenant in an apartment building in downtown Los Angeles. He pays his rent on time and in full. But he is sleeping on the street because it's the only way he can look after Chocolate, a young pit bull he found in an abandoned building.

Dogs On Death Row

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 02.06.2012 | Impact
Leighton Woodhouse

Over Thanksgiving weekend last month, the Carson Animal Shelter, in South Los Angeles County, killed 18 pit bulls while the facility was closed to the public and to potential adopters.