For the first time in history, on August 29, the Ninth Circuit Court in Pasadena, CA, heard arguments about whether a wild horse and burro roundup was consistent with the federal Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. The roundup took place in the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area (in northeastern California and northwestern Nevada) in […]
Hi, folks, we’ve been so busy, but I wanted to sit down for a minute and write you about what’s been happening here at IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary. As you may know, we do cruelty investigations. On Thursday, July 16, I represented IDA-HAS in Yalobusha County Justice Court, in the case of MS State VS. […]
Long-suffering elephant Nosey is being forced to give rides at the Berlin Fair in Marne, Michigan this week from July 15 through the 20th. IDA has informed the fair of exhibitor Hugo Liebel’s decades of documented abuse and neglect of Nosey, who he’s now calling Tiny. Now, the fair organizer needs to hear from you. […]
In Defense of Animals will join GooseWatch NYC at a press conference and rally at Central Park (exact location TBA very soon), to speak out against the killing of Canada geese in New York City parks, and to announce support from Ken Paskar, President of Friends of La Guardia Airport and former lead safety representative for the FAA Safety Team. Mr. Paskar will address the fallacy that killing geese improves aviation safety and reduces bird strikes.