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10 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

Dressed as a horse, Lisa Jablow, center, a member of NYCLASS which opposes use of carriage horses in New York City, joins other animal rights activists outside actor Liam Neeson's home on Saturday, April 19, 2014 to protest his stance on the continued use of carriage horses in Central Park and certain roads around the city.


Related Topix: Taken, Thriller, Drama Movies, Horror Movies, Liam Neeson, Celebrities, Activism, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

4 hrs ago | CJAD

Actor Liam Neeson accused of supporting animal cruelty

Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson's home say they don't agree with him that New York's carriage horses should keep working.

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6 hrs ago | TwinCities

Hubbard County: 2 horses found starved to death while tied to trees

Hubbard County authorities are investigating a case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death while tied to trees in northern Minnesota.


Related Topix: Hubbard County, MN, Park Rapids, MN

10 hrs ago |

Massachusetts animal cruelty law hearing scheduled at the State House

Two bills regarding the animal cruelty laws in Massachusetts go before the State House on April 24, 2014.


13 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American

Creature comforts

When her abusive husband left for work last fall, she grabbed her kids, her dog and her bags, only to run up against a heart-wrenching obstacle: None of the city's more than 50 domestic violence shelters would accept the pet.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

18 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

DC man sentenced to 25 months for animal cruelty

A D.C. man who pleaded guilty to multiple counts of cruelty to animals in January will be sentenced Friday.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Toledo Blade

Ex-owner is charged with cruelty

A Lab mix, one of 26 animals seized April 11 from a home on Portsmouth Avenue, is led to a cage by animal-care specialists at the Toledo Area Humane Society in Maumee.


Related Topix: Maumee, OH, Rossford, OH, Toledo, OH


The dark world of animal "crush" films

PETA is generally known for its shameless stunts , but now it's gone and done truly intense advocacy - working to expose the disturbing world of animal torture porn.


The Lebanon Daily News

Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.


Related Topix: Pets, Exotic Pets, Coto de Caza, CA, Lake Elsinore, CA, Activism

River Front Times

Man Who Burned Dog To Death Over $50 Debt Sentenced To Four Years

Yesterday, Wesley Reid pleaded guilty to felony charges of animal abuse and knowingly burning for the death of the three-year-old pit bull back in August 2013.


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO

Wisconsin Gazette

Shot and left for dead, Sadie is now a champion for animal welfare

A DOG'S LIFE: Sadie relaxes on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale during a recent trip to flim an episode of Lifetime TV's 'The Balancing Act' -Photo: Courtesy Hank was found wandering around the Brewers' spring training facility in Arizona with an injured tail and markings on his leg suggesting a car-related injury.


Related Topix: Muskego, WI, Milwaukee, WI

The Village Voice

In Carriage Horse Fight, the Daily News Is Really Having Trouble Keeping Fact and Opinion Separate

On April 16, the New York Daily News announced they were wading into the carriage horse fight full-force, " launching a campaign to save the city's beloved carriage horses," as an editorial published that day put it.


Related Topix: New York Daily News

San Mateo Daily Journal

DA says man killed dog after mental break: Family finds Jack Russell...

A young man accused of brutally killing his Jack Russell terrier while suffering a psychotic break was arraigned in court Thursday and charged with one count of felony animal cruelty.


Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Animal advocate horrified to hear about malnourished cattle

Animal advocates spoke out about a case of animal cruelty that spanned two counties in North Alabama.


Related Topix: Lauderdale County, AL, Limestone County, AL

Thetelegraphand Argus

Woman went to court in just her bra and hotpants

An animal cruelty case was adjourned by magistrates yesterday because the 62-year-old defendant turned up at court in a bra and hotpants.


Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, North Yorkshire County, England, World News,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KURB-FM Little Rock

Paul McCartney Asks Fans to "Eat No Fish" on Good Friday

As Christians prepare to celebrate Easter this Sunday, Paul McCartney is continuing his ongoing support of animal rights and the vegan lifestyle by taking part in a new initiative encouraging people to forego eating meat for the holiday.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Activism

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Law Enforcement Trains To Handle Animal Abuse

Asst. D.A. along with law enforcement officials from around the Piedmont met today for training on how to approach animal cruelty situations.


Canadian poultry supplier accused of acts most foul

Mercy for Animals Canada has accused Maple Leaf Foods of "cooking chicks to death" at one of its hatcheries after one of its advocates shot undercover footage of the abuse while working at Horizon Poultry in Ontario over a month and a half.


Related Topix: Food, McCain Foods, Maple Leaf Foods

The Miami Herald

Hialeah pet rescue operator charged with felony animal abuse

The operator of a Hialeah pet rescue shelter was arrested Thursday after authorities say she kept as many as 200 dogs and cats in "deplorable conditions" inside a small warehouse.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Hialeah, FL, Miami Dade County, FL, Miami-Beach, FL

Messenger Newspapers

Woman jailed over blackmail plot

Debbie Vincent, 52, an animal rights activist, was found guilty of being involved in a conspiracy to blackmail a major animal testing company A former soldier who underwent a sex change has been jailed for six years for her part in a conspiracy to blackmail an animal testing company through a campaign of terror which involved the use of improvised ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law