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Newly Elected Swiss Politician Is on a Mission to Ban Factory Farming

Newly Elected Swiss Politician Is on a Mission to Ban Factory Farming

Meret Schneider has earned a seat in Switzerland's National Council. The Swiss politician initiated the proposal to ban factory farming earlier this year. Schneider, who is also the co-founder of the animal rights think tank...
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City Court in South Korea Rules Dog Meat Slaughter Illegal

The city court of Bucheon, South Korea, recently found a local dog meat farmer guilty of unlawful animal slaughter, ruling that meat consumption was not a legal justification to kill dogs. In a country...
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California Senate Passes Bill to Reduce Bycatch

The California Senate just passed another pro-animal welfare bill, SB 1017, which would discourage the use of driftnets in the commercial fishing industry. The legislation passed in a unanimous 33-0 vote. Currently, commercial fishing practices...

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act Passes in California

California Governor Jerry Brown just signed the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB1249) into law, officially making California the first state in the U.S. to ban the sale of animal-tested cosmetics. SB1249 was first introduced by...
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NY State Senator Introduces Bill to Guarantee Protection of Companion Animals on Flights

New York State Senator Marisol Alcantara proposed new legislation on Tuesday to protect companion animals on airplanes. The Passenger Bill of Rights, nicknamed Kokito’s Law, would mandate basic safety standards in all New York...
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CCTV Will Be Mandatory in All English Slaughterhouses This Year

In August 2017, the British government launched a consultation study regarding the possibility of introducing CCTV cameras in slaughterhouses. Due to an overwhelmingly positive response (99% of the four thousand respondents were in support),...