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Animal Abusers

Should Animal Abusers Register Like Sex Offenders?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

An animal rights group is creating a nationwide database of animal abusers after a decade of asking states governments to do so. But not all animal we...

Dog Rescued On Craigslist Competes In Westminster

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

When the world tuned in to watch the primped and pampered elite pooches of the Westminster Dog Show, they might not have guessed one of the dogs had n...

Colo. Animal Abuse Registry Bill Rejected By Lawmakers

Posted 01.31.2012 | Denver

On Monday, Colorado lawmakers rejected a bill that would have required animal abusers over the age of 18 to register to their address, name and photo ...

Does Colo. Need An Animal Abuse Registry?

Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Animal abusers over the age of 18 in Colorado may soon find themselves treated like sex offenders if a bill seeking to create an animal registry passe...

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

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 08.07.2011 | Food
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.

NY County Creating Nation's First Public Animal Abuse Registry

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. — You've heard of Megan's Laws, designed to keep sex offenders from striking again. Now there's a law created in the hope of ...

Animal Anti-Cruelty Legislation Awaits Governor's Action

Pedro Nava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pedro Nava

There is an uncontroverted link between animal abuse and domestic violence, elder abuse, and child abuse. Animal abusers have little respect for human life.