Ag-gag laws violate the will of the American people, and they contradict American values as enshrined in our Constitution. Animal agriculture should be working to eliminate cruelty to animals, not the investigations that expose it.
The idea of it -- sheep grazing high in the mountains of the rugged West, lambs tagging along behind their mothers, shepherds on horseback and dogs ke...
Time around, due to the North Dakota Public Records Statute, Big Rail and Big Oil didn't get away with it.
The first one to watch is Texas, where briefings are due in early July. That state's marriage-equality ban has already been declared unconstitutional, but now we have to wait for an appeal to work its way through the system.
Homophobia is not like having a fear of spiders or heights or the dark. It's significantly less primal or natural (an ultimate irony), and it's really not related to fear at all. Fear is a behavior that makes us retract and cower. Homophobia, of course, does just the opposite.
LGBT people, by our very existence, represent the profound dilemma of whether to love or to judge. We are the revelation that all souls are equal. And because we are the children of all families, we are the next great path to freedom of consciousness, a beacon guiding humanity toward love.
In Samuel D. Hunter's outstanding play, The Whale, presented at Playwrights Horizons in the 2012-13 season, obese and suicidal Charlie ignores the ple...
Ravens aren't the problem, and killing them isn't the solution. It would be better to listen to the message ravens bear about unstable ecosystems, and work towards restoration, rather than destroy our wild heritage.
What's wrong with Idaho? The state demanded from the federal government the opportunity to manage wolves within their borders and they are now completely blowing it. Instead of continued recovery, what we're seeing is no less than a war on wolves.
Wolves are being persecuted in Idaho with the same kind of repulsive attitude that nearly drove them to extinction 100 years ago. Only now it's happening under the official state flag.
Grasslands, native plants, even songbirds return when wolves are restored to their rightful place.
The Sun Valley Film Festival is still evolving, after its third incarnation, March 16-20, and the most intriguing question is, will the state of Idaho...
Written by Grant Stevens One thing I love about Boise, you can see this, in about an hour. Did I se...
The Sun Valley Film Festival is young, with an attitude that is reflective of the city. The programming offers a preference for content over tinsel. The third annual film festival is presented this March 13-16.
S 1337 would make it a crime, punishable by imprisonment, to simply photograph or videotape abusive, unsanitary or otherwise unethical activity on a farm. Even employees and journalists who take photos or video to document misconduct on farms could face criminal prosecution.