A recent statement from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission urged homeowners to kill iguanas on their property “whenever possible.” This statement is part of a broader extermination program calling for the mass killing of iguanas in unthinkably cruel ways.
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In a vicious display of animal cruelty, employees of Cabela’s outdoor recreation goods store were recently filmed stomping and crushing fish to death. Join us in urging Audubon to denounce fish torture at Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shop stores!
Shriners International is likely the largest institutional supporter of animal circuses in the United States. Tell Shriners International and Shriners everywhere to stop abusing elephants in circuses now!
California residents, please act now to help ban deadly rodenticides, which cause painful and slow deaths to rodents and then poison the wild predators who eat them.
Dwindling salmon populations are threatening the Southern Resident orcas with starvation and extinction. Instead of encouraging humans to stop overfishing salmon or breaching the dams that restrict the fish’s movement, some are calling for the killing of seals and sea lions.
The US Bureau of Land Management is once again callously planning to sterilize wild horse mares using a gruesome procedure so inhumane that many veterinarians refuse to perform it. Take action by submitting a comment on the proposal by May 27.
Commuters and potential rodeo fans in the San Francisco Bay Area are being greeted today by the message “Calf-Roping Kills,” alongside the face of a helpless victim of rodeo’s notorious calf-roping contest, one of the baby cows for whom suffering, injury, and death are the norm.
“Our empathy inspired us, but our compassion called us to act. If we can do just one thing to improve their lives, even just a little, we know it’s the right thing to do.”
A historic bill that would ban the sale of fur in California, the first of its kind in the nation, will face its second test this coming Tuesday, March 26. With California boasting the fifth largest economy in the world, this legislation would have a tremendous impact on more than a hundred million animals killed every year for their fur.
So-called ‘modern’ zoos continue to use and abuse elephants as property in their relentless pursuit of profits, and the animals always pay the price. Please don’t visit zoos that hold elephants captive.