IDA Slams the San Antonio Zoo Over Decision to Keep Lucky Alone Sad. That’s the only word to describe the San Antonio Zoo’s announced decision to keep a 53-year-old elephant named Lucky alone at the zoo, likely until she dies. The zoo’s other elephant, Queenie, died in March. Attempting to justify the unjustifiable, the zoo’s [...]
Thanks to dedicated animal advocates like you, California bill SB 675 has been dropped! We suspect that this bill would have been amended to allow for “humanely produced” foie gras. This would have negatively compromised California’s ban on the production and sale of this egregiously cruel “delicacy.”
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam vetoes the proposed “ag gag” bill. Ag Gag bills seek to criminalize individuals who document animal abuse in slaughterhouses and on factory farms. Without the evidence that undercover video provides, the worst abuses committed by the factory farming industry would go unseen and unpunished.