Zoo Industry Under Steam For Mistreatment and Exploitation

Zoo Industry Under Steam For Mistreatment and Exploitation

Citizens Lobbying for Animals in Zoos (CLAZ) — (www.zooanimals.org). The organization started in the ’90s by 13-year-old activist Justin Barker — has relaunched today to improve conditions for zoo animals and disrupt the zoo industry. “Thousands of animals are living in cruel, antiquated conditions in accredited US zoos,” says Barker, founder and campaign director at CLAZ. “The […]

Bill Introduced in the US Senate to Ban Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption

Bill Introduced in the US Senate to Ban Horse Slaughter for Human Consumption

Legislation has been introduced in the US Senate to permanently end the slaughter of American horses for human consumption in the US.  Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC)., Sheldon Whitehouse, (D-RI), and Susan Collins, (R-Maine), introduced the bill Tens of thousands of American horses are shipped each year to Canada and Mexico to be slaughtered for human consumption. This being a practice […]