Tuesday , 17 October 2017

Author Archives: ALOP

21 Horses Die Suddenly at Palm Beach Polo Match

At least 21 horses have died after coming down with a mysterious ailment moments before they were scheduled to compete in the prestigious U.S. Open polo tournament. Though the Florida Department of Agriculture was conducting lab tests to determine the cause of death, veterinarians said they suspected the horses were¬† probably killed by some sort of poison. At least 14 ... Read More »

A brief summary of Animal Rights history

Q. The other day our family drove past a very lively protest at an animal-testing facility at our local university. My dad made some snide comment about how “ever since the ’60s, each new crop of kids finds some bleeding heart cause to protest about.” I argued that animal rights activism has a long proud history, but actually, I don’t ... Read More »

Dog cruelity need more severity

SALISBURY — A hearing scheduled for a Mardela Springs man charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty and neglect was postponed in Wicomico County District Court on Monday after the defense attorney said she had not received photographs associated with the case. His hearing has been rescheduled for June. Duane Terrell Strawberry, of the 25000 block of Elzey Brown Loop, ... Read More »

US Supreme Court to review animal cruelty video law

The US Supreme Court said Monday it will review a lower court ruling that last year struck down a decade-old law banning the sale of videos depicting extreme acts of cruelty to animals. Starting during its next term, the Supreme Court will take a new look at the controversial decision taken last year by a Philadelphia appeals court, which overturned ... Read More »

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