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Michael Vick Faces Protesters At Comedy Event; Can He Ever Redeem Himself?

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick went back to his hometown on Saturday in Newport News, Virginia for a football camp. A crowd of people gathered to welcome the 34-year-old athlete. James Johnson, a club director who has known Vick …

Turkey Roadside Memorial Denied By Utah

The Utah Department of Transportation denied PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) permission to put up a roadside memorial for hundreds of turkeys that were killed in a tractor accident that took place last month. However, supporters of animal rights …

Carriage Horse Ban Stalled In New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio is halting his plan to get rid of the horse carriages in New York City. Many citizens showed their support for the horse-drawn carriage industry, which has been one of the prime features of Central Park …

Orca Shows: Bill Stemming from ‘Blackfish’ Documentary is Deferred

The show will go on–for now. Following the fallout from the Blackfish documentary, an assemblyman in California proposed legislation that would end orca shows in the state–namely at SeaWorld San Diego. To the dismay of many animal rights activists, the …

Bindi Irwin: Major Backlash On Partnership With SeaWorld Bindi Irwin: Major Backlash On Partnership With SeaWorld

Bindi Irwin, the daughter of ‘crocodile hunter’ Steve Irwin, became the subject of criticism and controversy when she announced her partnership with SeaWorld. The teen appeared on Good Morning America with her brother Robert and mother Terri. She shared her …

Stray Dogs of Sochi: Poisoned and Left to Die Stray Dogs of Sochi: Poisoned and Left to Die
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The Olympic city of Sochi has been dealing with quite the furry problem. Thousands of stray dogs have been roaming the streets of the city. The dogs have been wandering the streets that were once empty, sleepy areas. Now, the …

Horse Slaughterhouse Bill Up For Vote Horse Slaughterhouse Bill Up For Vote
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This week, a budget bill that will effectively ban horse slaughter by cutting funding for inspections will be up for a vote in Congress. The budget bill was released Monday night. Should the bill pass without changes, lawsuits that have …

Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds
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Down jackets’ warmth and comfort are very popular during the winter and mainly for those who enjoy the outdoors during the colder season. What are down jackets you ask? Well, they consist of feathers plucked from the softest point on …

Underwood Tweet Rage: Feud Boils Over Law Underwood Tweet Rage: Feud Boils Over Law
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Carrie Underwood took to Twitter recently to vent her frustration over a new law called the “ag-gag” bill–which involves admission of secret videotaping of factory farms into animal abuse claims–and her posts quickly drew the attention of Tennessee lawmakers. Underwood, …

Luck Cancelled: Director Blames TMZ for “Spinning Unfair Stories” Luck Cancelled: Director Blames TMZ for “Spinning Unfair Stories”
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Michael Mann, the director of HBO series, Luck, blames TMZ for the show getting cancelled. In the following clip you can hear Mann telling the cast and crew that the decision was reached by HBO after TMZ and “the media” …