Ban on imports of animal hunting trophies set to become law

By Becky Morton Political reporter 55 minutes ago Image source, Getty Images Image caption, Lions are among the species which would be covered by the ban Plans to ban imports of animal hunting trophies to Great Britain are set to become law. The government has backed legislation which would stop hunters bringing back body parts […]

Anyone who kills cow deemed to rot in hell; ban cow slaughter, declare cow as national animal: Allahabad High Court

Allahabad High Court, Cow ) The Allahabad High Court recently urged the Central government to ban cow slaughter in country and declare cow as “national protected animal”, since cow is the representative of divine in Hinduism [Mohd. Abdul Khaliq v State]. In an order passed on February 14, single-judge Justice Shamim Ahmed observed that as […]

The USDA’s 1971 lung-meat ban makes no sense, according to this doctor

On Jonathan Reisman’s first day of medical school, his anatomy professor pointed out which parts of the human cadaver corresponded to which cuts of meat, and thus began Reisman’s obsession with eating organs. Animal organs, that is: He started dissecting goats and sheep on the side while studying, cooking, and eating as he went. Now […]

The Open Wing Alliance Calls on Viking Cruises to Finally Announce a Ban on Cages for Hens

Today, the Open Wing Alliance (OWA), an international coalition working to end the abuse of hens worldwide and which Animal Equality is a part of, is calling on Viking Cruises to adopt a global cage-free egg policy. Viking—the world’s leading small ship travel company currently sailing to 403 ports in 95 countries—is the only major […]

Breaking: Big step forward in fight to ban extremely cruel hunting methods

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson A new National Park Service proposed rule marks a substantial step forward for some of our nation’s most iconic wildlife species, including brown and black bears and wolves. The NPS rule would ban certain extremely cruel methods of trophy hunting and trapping on Alaska’s national preserves. We have been […]

Animal Equality’s Proposed Foie Gras Ban in Portland Heats Up

Animal Equality is continuing our efforts to ban one of the cruelest foods in the world in Portland, Oregon. Animal Equality’s campaign to ban the sale of foie gras in Portland is heating up, as reported by Willamette Week. Sarah Hanneken, Animal Equality’s Legal Advocacy Counsel has spearheaded these efforts as we work to change […]

Portland City Council Hears Animal Equality Plea for Foie Gras Ban

Last month, Animal Equality’s Legal Advocacy Counsel, Sarah Hanneken, had the opportunity to speak in front of the Portland City Council about the need for a ban on foie gras. This is a continuation of our efforts to end the sale of the inhumane animal product in Portland since launching a campaign back in December […]

Animal welfare advocates call on Gov. Hochul to sign puppy mill ban

Animal welfare advocates are asking Governor Kathy Hochul to sign a bill that would ban the sale of puppies, kittens and rabbits from so-called puppy mills, which opponents say use inhumane practices to breed pets for sale in pet stores. The bill, which passed nearly unanimously in the State Legislature, would end the sale of […]

A Trophy-Hunting Ban Could Hurt Animals More Than It Helps

Congress is again considering a ban on importing hunting trophies from Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Republicans and Democrats alike have championed such import bans in the past. Supporters claim a ban will conserve wildlife by discouraging Americans from traveling to Africa and killing wildebeests, zebras, elephants and other charismatic megafauna. But banning trophy hunting could […]

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