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Farm Animal Abuse

Abused Donkey Is Rescued In An Unlikely Place

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green

Fernando, a Spanish donkey, knew nothing but work for his first 20 years on Earth. When he injured his foot, the owners who had profited from Fernand...

Court Says No To Gagging Those Who Reveal Farm Animal Abuse

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

A hard-to-watch video, filmed in 2012 by undercover investigators with Mercy for Animals, shows Idaho dairy farm workers viciously abusing cows....

The First Controversy of Chris Christie's 2016 Presidential Campaign: Tortured Food

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

It seems that Governor Christie overturned the will of the people of New Jersey to protect the interests of a group of people in another state one thousand miles away: Iowa.

State Lawmakers Push Bills To Limit Undercover Animal Abuse Videos

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- An undercover video that showed California cows struggling to stand as they were prodded to slaughter by forklifts led to the la...

NASCAR Driver Joins Race To Protect Farm Animals

Posted 10.16.2011 | Green

It may seem like an unlikely partnership, but in the race to protect animals from the abuses of factory farms, NASCAR driver Andy Lally and TRG driver...

The Ag Gag Bill: Industry Lobbying & Corporate Overreach Run Amok

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 08.07.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Industrial agriculture, like most powerful business interests, has a very effective lobbying organization -- not only in DC, but also in state capitols around the country.

Agriculture Industry Pushes To Make Undercover Filming Of Farm Animal Abuse Illegal

AP | By ANDREW DUFFELMEYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa's agriculture indus...