Huge Victory for Animal Victims in Winona

by Doll Stanley

  On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, the Winona, Mississippi Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to amend the 2009 city ordinance regarding animal cruelty to better reflect the stronger state legislation that was enacted in 2011. MSSS 97-41-16, Aggravated Cruelty to a Dog or Cat, carries a penalty of a maximum $2,500 fine and up to […]


Wonderful News!

by Anita Carswell

  HB 2150 Vetoed in Arizona! Arizona‚Äôs HB 2150 sought to strip protections from farmed animals, protections that apply to other animals, like dogs and cats. The bill would have essentially reclassified farmed animals as non-animals unworthy of any protection from abuse. Last week, we sent an appeal to contact the governor, and the week […]

In Defense of Animals

Victory – West Hollywood,CA, Bans Wild/Exotic Animal Displays

by Webmaster

On Monday night, Sept. 16, with IDA in attendance and addressing their Mayor and City Council, West Hollywood, CA proved once again that there is room for compassion in politics. The Council voted unanimously to ban the commercial display and performances of wild and exotic animals. This important ordinance was initiated by council members Jeffrey […]