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Newsweek: PETA has killed “tens of thousands of animals”

Unfortunately, the magazine accepted their excuse, overlooking the real reasons why Newsweek has a recurring feature they call “Fact Check” in which they evaluate various claims circulating on social media, ostensibly to determine whether those claims are true. The magazine recently evaluated the claim that PETA kills thousands of animals every year. There is no denying that PETA has killed over 40,000 animals. Those records come from PETA itself which it is required to report…

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Lawsuit: Franklin County, OH, Pound Director Retaliated Against Rescuers

The director of Franklin County Animal Care and Control (FCACC) and other county officials are violating federal law and infringing on the First Amendment rights of rescuers, according to a new lawsuit filed by Guardians for the Animals of Ohio. The lawsuit alleges that the director of the Franklin County, OH, pound suspended the ability of the rescue group to save animals scheduled to be killed because other people posted critical comments about the pound…

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Lawsuit: University of Wisconsin is censoring “cruelty against monkeys”

A former student is suing the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UW) for violation of her First Amendment rights. The plaintiff worked at a lab that uses primates for “behavioral research.” She “claims that during her time as a caregiver, she witnessed cruelty against the monkeys she cared for.” According to the Complaint, UW has been hiding her comments on its Facebook and Instagram pages so no one could see them, preventing others from learning…

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The Deadly Predictability of PETA

Every February — as surely as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west — you can be certain that the following events will occur: The Virginia Department of Agriculture will release PETA’s statistics for the prior year and, while communities across Virginia and the country will have reported placement rates as high as 99%, PETA will once again have needlessly killed the majority of animals it took in. PETA will attempt…

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Lawsuit: Poisonous Sportmix Food Killed Dogs

A nationwide class action lawsuit has been filed against Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., makers of Sportmix, for selling poisonous food that killed hundreds of dogs and sickened hundreds of others. The dogs were poisoned by “aflatoxin, a mold, that can cause sickness and death to pets” and suffered “sluggishness, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and/or jaundice (yellowish tint to the eyes, gums or skin due to liver damage)” before dying. This includes Olive, whose family…

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PETA continues to kill thousands yearly

The Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, which oversees animal “shelters” in the state, released PETA statistics for 2020. While communities across Virginia and the country are reporting placement rates that are higher than ever —-Š in some cases, the highest in their history (as high as 99% in municipal shelters) and, given the demand for animals as a result of the pandemic, many are even finding themselves empty for the first time in…

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Lawsuit: Williston, ND, Police Department Illegally Kills Dogs/Threatens Families

Over a dozen residents and former residents of North Dakota have filed a Federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Williston for violating their constitutional rights by arbitrarily banning dogs the City claims are “pit bulls.” Some of the plaintiff’s dogs were killed, others were forced to relocate their dogs in order to avoid their killing, and still others are being threatened with fines and imprisonment and having their dogs killed. The Williston Police…

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