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2014-02-28 23:02:48

Michigan’s Logan’s Law, a package of bills that prohibit convicted animal abusers from adopting pets for five years, passed the House Judiciary Committee and now awaits consideration by the full House and Senate. The bills’ creator appreciates the support of Animal Support as they now look for final legislative approval to make the bill a new state law. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Matthew Falk the creator of Logan’s Law thanks Animal Support and its cofounders Dr. Michael Omidi and...

2013-10-24 23:02:46

Treatment of animals in the entertainment industry is governed by the American Humane Association, which is accused of lax oversight in a recent lawsuit. The cofounders of Animal Support speak out against the practice of animal neglect and abuse on the sets of large budget films. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 New claims that production supervisors from the American Humane Association may have turned a blind eye to instances of animal abuse and neglect on film and television productions were...

2013-06-06 23:04:14

National Academy of Sciences recommends on-range management of wild horses. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has announced its support of the National Academy of Sciences´ (NAS) study that was released today, which identifies ways the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) can modify its program to manage sustainable populations of wild horses on public lands. The study takes note of several key findings,...

2013-03-26 23:01:51

Animal abuse has long been linked to violence against humans. In his latest article, “Catching the Red Flags: How the Animal Cruelty Legacy Impacts Public Safety,” Richard P. Console, Jr. argues that animal cruelty is not only an animal rights issue, but a threat to public safety. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Research has long linked animal cruelty to violence against humans, according to the Humane Society, yet more than 1,000 such acts of abuse are discovered each year...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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