Deregulation Run Amok
August 21, 2018

Deregulation Run Amok

In an op-ed this past weekend in the New York Times, hunting enthusiast and outdoors writer¬†Ted Kerasote panned the decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to de-list the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem¬†and to pave the way for Wyoming to initiate the first trophy… read more

Farm Bill Looms, and Animal Issues Hang in Balance
August 12, 2018

Farm Bill Looms, and Animal Issues Hang in Balance

Last week, Animal Wellness Action and other advocacy groups gained some clarity on the way forward for animal issues and the Farm bill, the broad-ranging package of agriculture-related policy issues that the Congress bundles together and considers once every five years or so.
Because of the… read more

Welcome to The Political Animal
July 30, 2018

Welcome to The Political Animal

Saving animals who are in trouble is a critical strategy for animal protection advocates, since animals are in crisis and extending a hand to relieve their suffering is among the best human instincts.

But it is axiomatic that we cannot rescue our way out of the crises that animals endure. We… read more