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Former Brackendale resident fined for two counts of animal cruelty

Neddy Tsin was fined and prohibited from having more than one dog as a pet for life as a result of being found guilty of two counts of animal cruelty. A former Squamish resident has been fined $6,000 in total and prohibited from keeping more than one dog as a pet for life as a […]

Chandler woman facing over 100 criminal charges for animal abuse, cruelty to appear in court

A Chandler woman who ran a special needs animal shelter is facing criminal charges after 55 dogs were seized from her home and she was arrested in late September. Now, she’s set to have her day in court. April McLaughlin will appear before a judge on Wednesday, Oct. 11. She faces over one hundred charges, […]

Three men to face court over animal cruelty at Merimbula

Three men will appear at court in September charged with alleged animal cruelty offences, after a kangaroo was allegedly assaulted in the state’s south. About 9am on Saturday (22 July 2023), police will allege three men grabbed and repeatedly assaulted a kangaroo on Main Street, Merimbula. The kangaroo managed to flee the area. A short […]

Depraved Attack On An Animal Receives A Slap On The Wrist From District Court Judge

Friday, 30 June 2023, 10:39 amPress Release: SAFE For Animals Animal rights organisation SAFE has slammed a judge’s decision at the Porirua District Court to discharge without conviction two men who shot a much-loved bull multiple times with a bow. The attack took place in North Wellington in August 2021. Arrows were found embedded in […]

Animal Rising protester to remain in custody after being refused bail at magistrates’ court

The Animal Rising protester who gained access to the track during last weekend’s Derby will remain in custody after being refused bail at Guildford Magistrates’ Court on Monday.  Ben Newman, who was swiftly removed from the track on Saturday, pleaded not guilty to the charge of causing public nuisance and requested his case to be […]

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 […]

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