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National Park Service Continues its War on Animals

by Anja Heister

These days urban deer have too many enemies and too few friends. The consortium of those who mercilessly order urban deer to die sadly includes the National Park Service (NPS) at whose hands hundreds, perhaps even thousands of innocent deer have already been killed, with an increasing death toll yet to come. The most recent […]

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Department of Defense invests in innovative non-animal technology

by Barbara Stagno

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded $24 million in September for the development of simulated miniature human organs that would be used to develop countermeasure against bio-threats, such as chemical weapons or infectious disease outbreaks. The funding, awarded to five U.S. institutions, on behalf of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency is part of an […]

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Judges Hear Appeal in IDA Wild Horse Roundup Lawsuit

by Webmaster

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 […]