Long Bill Funds Department of Ag’s Climate Smart Goals, Animal Disease Response Team – by Ark Valley Voice Staff

As Colorado legislators finalize the content of the state budget, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is praising lawmakers for their support of Governor Polis’s key budget requests that support agricultural communities across our state through passage of the state’s Long Bill. The Colorado General Assembly funded several new staff positions that will help drive […]

Animal welfare advocates disappointed with ‘watered down’ testing transparency bill – The Virginian-Pilot

A bill intended to increase transparency at animal testing facilities is heading to the governor’s desk — but advocates say it’s been gutted almost past the point of recognition. “I am disappointed that it was so watered down,” said Sen. Jennifer Boysko, a Fairfax Democrat who introduced the measure. The legislation, co-sponsored by Franklin Republican […]

Animal Equality Joins the Brazil Senate Self-Control Bill Debate

On Monday, December 12th, Animal Equality participated in a Senate session to debate Brazil’s proposed ‘Self-Control’ bill. The organization was joined in opposition of the bill by World Animal Protection, the Institute for Consumer Protection, the National Union of Agricultural and Livestock Fiscal Auditors (ANFFA Sindical), and other animal, environmental and consumer protection organizations. The […]

Draft Bill makes punishment for cruelty to animals more stringent

The Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying has set December 7 as the deadline for submitting comments by stakeholders and the public on a draft Bill proposing amendments to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act, 1960. The draft Bill contains 61 amendments that proposes to strengthen the law by prescribing stringent punishments […]

Centre Proposes Amendments to Animal Cruelty Law: What Does the Draft Bill Say?

Priya Chetty-Rajagopal, the founder of CJ Memorial Trust, told The Quint that many provisions in the draft bill are still not clear and it has, therefore, led to some confusion. “The draft bill’s definition of a community animal has created more confusion. What happens to stray animals/dogs in these cases? The law should be amended […]

Proposed bill would team up with UNM to test animal tissue instead of real animals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One city councilor wants the city to join the cutting edge of testing vaccines and drugs. Tammy Fiebelkorn has proposed a bill that would team up with UNM to test animal tissue instead of real animals. “It’s saving animals; it’s putting something that would be thrown in the garbage to good use. […]

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