Iowa: Rep Steve King - (R, IA) - Defends Dog Fighting. King is a longtime advocate for legalizing dogfighting, cockfighting, and other forms of animal torture. This is the USA, vote wisely. This is so sad.
The hand of an unknown monkey at testing facility, grasping the side of the trash can after they discarded her for dead.Never forget that animals are abused and tortured everyday in experiments. Stop the abuse. STOP ANIMAL TESTING!
Last year, African conservationists saw the highest level of elephant poaching in more than a decade, and ivory seizures were at their highest recorded levels since 1989 — the year that international trade in elephant ivory was banned. During 2011, more than 20,000 elephants were slaughtered for an estimated 24,000 kilograms of ivory. The large shipments, indicate the presence of organized crime. Africa-based wildlife officials point to Asian-led crime syndicates.
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Puppy Mill Fact of The Day: Breeders only need to be licensed by the USDA if they sell to the wholesale market, not to the public, and sell more than 25 dogs annually. Even then, there are only a handful of USDA inspectors and offenders often receive a "slap on the wrist." Please help us end this! www.sfspca.org/nomills #nomills Photo Credit: Kathy Milani/The HSUS