Animal Welfare Groups Plan Protest Against Westside Bar’s Turtle Racing

Brennan’s Turtle Racing Began 49 Years Ago When Then-Owner Ab Lawrence Started the Tradition By Zach Armstrong Among its numerous entertainment events and games, bi-weekly turtle racing has been the specialty at Brennan’s Irish Pub since 1975. On Thursday, March 21, while patrons inside the old school Marina del Rey bar cheer for whichever turtle […]

ALDI Faces Global Backlash After Berlin Protest Exposes Animal Cruelty

With a protest at the iconic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Animal Equality has officially launched a global campaign against the grocery store chain ALDI. While the company is widely supported in Germany for its strong animal welfare policies, its U.S. supply chain lacks any meaningful protections.  Over a dozen activists gathered with banners and posters […]

Protest Against Denny’s Largest Franchisee

On Thursday, September 21st, around a dozen animal advocates attended the Philadelphia premiere of a documentary produced by Denny’s largest franchise owner, Dawn Lafreeda. While the film raises important questions about the disparities women face in the business world, Lafreeda remains silent about a crucial issue in her business world at Denny’s. Around a dozen […]

Bygones: 100 years ago, a protest for animal rights at Superior rodeo – Duluth News Tribune

News Tribune, July 11, 1983 The Navy destroyer USS Edson — named for General Merritt A. Edson, World War II Medal of Honor winner — will arrive in Duluth today. The Edson will dock at the Duluth Port Terminal and be open for public tours tomorrow. Former Duluthian Tim Cheslak won the 49th Lakeview Medal […]

Animal rights activists target Perry Barr dog track racegoers in new protest after Michelin eatery fury

Animal rights activists confronted Birmingham greyhound racing fans in fresh protests targeting the city. Animal Rising returned for a new demonstration weeks after police were called in to remove them from Adam’s Michelin-star restaurant in the city centre. Protesters were at the gates to Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium yesterday, June 17, in a latest bid […]

Animal rights activists protest octopus farm plans in Spain

MADRID (AP) — Animal rights activists have gathered in Madrid to protest plans for the construction of a large-scale octopus farm. They said Sunday that there are no laws in the country or the European Union to guarantee the welfare of octopuses in captivity. The farm is scheduled to be built next year in Spain’s […]

Animal rights activists protest at ‘brutal’ pig farm

Around 60 animal rights activists today (April 1) gathered outside a controversial Warwickshire business at the centre of a bitter row over the state of the UK’s pig farming industry. Campaigners from the Animal Justice Project descended on Bickmarsh Hall farm, south of Bidford-on-Avon, around midday. Members of the pressure group infiltrated the farm last […]

Animal rights campaigners protest against the export of live animals

Animal welfare campaigners have taken their plea to end factory farming directly to Wellington’s MP Rebecca Pow. The group, called Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) parked their mobile digital billboard outside Ms Pow’s office before handing in a 27,000 strong petition. CIWF is a charity that lobbies to end the export of live animals, ban […]

Bull rider event protested by animal rights activists | News

Animal rights activists gathered outside of Matthew Knight Arena to protest the Professional Bull Riders Kubota Emerald Chute Out event on Saturday evening. Animal Compassion Eugene leader Brent Ratkovich said the group was protesting cruel treatment of the bulls and views the event as animal abuse and not entertainment. “We just feel that these animals […]

Animal Equality Protest on Capitol Hill to End Horse Slaughter

On Thursday, December 8, Animal Equality, a leading global animal protection group, held a protest on the front lawn of the US Capitol to call for an end to horse slaughter. Around a dozen activists gathered on Capitol Hill holding banners and posters to ask Congress to permanently ban the exportation and slaughter of American […]

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