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2012-12-08 05:02:45

Despite evidence that beagles aren´t reliable test subjects, every day tens of thousands of these dogs are subjected to a multitude of laboratory tests ranging from experimenting with new drugs and medical procedures to testing of consumer products. Dogington Post petitions the Obama administration to outlaw this inhumane practice. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Medical schools and laboratories routinely use, harm, and kill dogs for research experiments. Researches use these...

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2009-06-19 06:50:00

According to Canadian officials, the country's annual seal hunt "” the largest in the world "” has drawn to a close with hunters fulfilling only about a quarter of the maximum quota allowed by the government. Although the government-monitored event permits the commercial killing of more than a quarter of a million seals per year, officials have reported that fishermen in the easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador only brought in approximately 70,000 animals at the close...

2008-08-05 18:00:16

By Dana Hull, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Aug. 5--RECENT ATTACKS There has been a string of attacks by suspected animal rights extremists in recent months. Aug. 2, Santa Cruz: The home of a University of California-Santa Cruz researcher is firebombed shortly after 5:30 a.m. The researcher, his wife and two young children escape down a fire ladder from a second-story window. June 3, Irvine: A vanpool vehicle, owned by the University of California-Los Angeles, was set on fire and...

2006-05-26 06:41:04

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Oxford University won a legal appeal on Friday to increase restrictions placed on animal rights activists to halt violent protests against a new research laboratory it is building. The university went to the High Court last week to extend an exclusion zone round the 20-million-pound ($37 million) biomedical center to keep demonstrators away. Some animal rights extremists, opposed to vivisection, have threatened violence against anyone involved with the...

2006-05-26 08:45:32

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Oxford University won a legal battle on Friday to increase the restrictions placed on animal rights activists who regularly demonstrate against its new research laboratory. The university went to the High Court last week to extend an exclusion zone round the 20-million-pound ($37 million) biomedical center to keep demonstrators away. Some animal rights extremists, opposed to vivisection, have widened the protest by threatening violence...

2006-05-19 18:47:53

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (Reuters) - Four people were charged with the 1998 firebombing of a ritzy lodge at Colorado's Vail ski resort that caused $12 million in damage, U.S. officials said on Friday. U.S. Attorney Bill Leone said the case involved explosions that ripped through the ski area near midnight on October 19, 1998, and was considered "eco-terrorism," a term for attacks on property in the name of protecting the environment. The Vail blasts caused $12 million in damage, Leone...

2006-05-11 11:56:19

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Four British animal rights militants were jailed for 40 years on Thursday over the desecration of the grave of a woman whose family bred guinea pigs for medical research. The body of 82-year-old Gladys Hammond was dug up and stolen from a churchyard in central England during one of the most sustained campaigns ever launched by animal rights protesters. Britain is home to some of the world's most vociferous animal rights groups but police say the...

2006-05-11 13:25:00

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Four animal rights militants were jailed for 40 years on Thursday over the "appalling" desecration of the grave of a woman whose family bred guinea pigs for medical research. The body of 82-year-old Gladys Hammond was dug up and stolen from a churchyard in central England during one of the most sustained campaigns ever launched by animal rights protesters. Britain is home to some of the world's most vociferous militant groups but police say the six-year...

2006-05-03 08:45:00

LONDON -- Police searching for the body of a dead woman dug up by animal rights activists said on Wednesday they had found what they believed were human remains. The grave of Gladys Hammond, related to the owners of a guinea pig farm in Newchurch, Staffordshire, was desecrated in October 2004 in a long-running campaign of intimidation. Four British animal rights protesters have admitted plotting to blackmail the owners of the farm that bred the animals for medical research and will be...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.