Supreme Court weighs California foie gras ban appeal

WASHINGTON − Sometimes the same issue crops up again and again on the Supreme Court’s docket − Obamacare, for instance, or immunity for police officers accused of excessive force. And sometimes the issue is foie gras. More than a decade after California banned the sale of the French delicacy because it is made by force-feeding […]

Breaking: Supreme Court upholds strongest farm animal protection law in U.S.

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We are thrilled that after months of tireless efforts and unwavering dedication, we have emerged victorious in our landmark Supreme Court defense of California’s Proposition 12. The decision, announced earlier today, upholds the nation’s strongest farm animal protection law and unanimously rejects the pork industry’s primary constitutional claim. The […]

The United States Supreme Court Upholds California’s Prop 12

The United States Supreme Court has taken the side of animals and California’s voters with a decision to uphold Proposition 12 (Prop 12) with a 5-4 majority. By ruling in favor of Prop 12, the U.S. Supreme Court has not only cleared the way for the law to fully take effect, it has also set […]

East Greenwich man charged with animal cruelty to appear in court

Eugene McQuade. (RISP) WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — An East Greenwich man accused of leaving his dogs outside during frigid temperatures is expected in court on Monday. Rhode Island State Police say neighbors alerted authorities of suspected animal abuse at Eugene McQuade’s Downing Street home in 2018. Investigators said 11 dogs were recovered from a few […]

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 […]

Federal Appeals Court in NC Says Undercover Filming of Animal Farms is Protected Speech

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! In a decision that animal rights advocates are calling a big win over big agricultural interests, a federal appeals court last week struck down part of a North Carolina law, declaring that it violated the constitutional guarantee of free speech. “Given how vital undercover investigations are […]

Animal Oversight Board Members Can’t Hide Names—Landmark 9th Circuit Court Victory for PETA

For Immediate Release:February 17, 2023 Contact:Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382 Seattle – In a major win for PETA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled today that members of a public animal care committee of the University of Washington (UW) have no right under the U.S. Constitution to keep their identities secret—a historic decision […]

Major U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected any day on animal welfare

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Any day now, the Supreme Court of the United States could issue its ruling in one of the most important court cases in the history of the animal protection movement—one that could have implications for the quality of life of millions of farmed animals. First, a little background, in […]

JMFC Court Issues Process Against Mission Possible Foundation For Animal Cruelty In Pune – Punekar News

Pune, 13th February 2023: A Judicial Magistrate (First Class) court has issued process against De. Ravindra Kasbekar, Padmini Stump, and the Mission Possible Foundation for animal cruelty. They are accused of caging 200-250 dogs and 40-50 cats without following due process of law or established principles for citizens and foundations. The complainants, Anil Kalra, Cathreena […]

Golden Gate Fields owners can sue animal-rights group that disrupted races, state Supreme Court says

The state Supreme Court refused Wednesday to block a lawsuit by owners of Golden Gate Fields against an animal-rights group that allegedly recruited protesters to lie down on the racetrack last year and chain themselves together, briefly bringing horse racing to a halt. In March 2021, four demonstrators climbed a fence to enter the north […]

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