• A Fair Judgement For Animals

    It’s Time for Law-Makers to Recognize that Animal Cruelty is not a Minor Infraction   In this day and age of global humanitarian crises and massive human rights violations, it is often easy to overlook widespread abuse, mistreatment, and neglect of animals. At Animal Support charity, we strive to highlight the fact that animals are more

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  • Animal Rights and Public Opinion

    In today’s entry, Julian Omidi discusses recent studies which indicate the level of support and sympathy for the animal rights cause in the U.S. As the media, filmmakers, and activists present more coverage of animal rights violations than ever before, favorability toward the animal protection movement continues to rise among Americans. A 2015 Human Research more

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  • The Benefits of Animal Therapy

    In today’s entry, Julian Omidi discusses the positive impact therapy animals can have on individuals. Animals can be a wonderful source of comfort and unconditional love for humans; this has inspired numerous, creative efforts over the years to involve them in therapy. One example of this is Walk and Talk, a counseling program in the more

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  • From Rescue to Neglect

    In today’s entry, Julian Omidi discusses recent news of animal hoarding and its implications. There are millions of unwanted pets in need of loving homes across the country, and the individuals who choose to take care of them generally do so with the best intentions. However, the sad reality is that many of these animals more

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  • Idaho Judge Declares Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional

      So-called “ag-gag” laws that ban secret filming of animal abuse in businesses have been ruled unconstitutional, and it’s a victory for animal rights organizations across the country. The issue came to a head after the activist group Mercy for Animals released graphic videos taken from inside Bettencourt Dairies’ Dry Creek Dairy in Hansen, Idaho. more

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  • Will Banning Exotic Animal Trophy Shipments Reduce Big Game Hunting?

    Delta and American Airlines ban exotic animal trophy delivery

    Julian Omidi discusses recent decisions by a few major airlines to ban exotic animal trophy shipments. The killing of Cecil the Lion sparked huge controversy across the Internet. Animal rights advocates made an outcry for different measures to be taken to stop big game hunting. One such effort was for airlines to stop the shipment more

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  • Social Media Speaks Out About Big Game Hunting

    Julian Omidi discusses the importance of the viral outrage happening towards big game hunters. In recent months, criticism of big game hunting in countries like Africa have gone viral. More people are sharing their outrage of senseless big game hunting of animals like giraffes and more recent, lions. One of the more vocal animal activists more

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  • Euthanasia for Animals

    In today’s blog, Julian Omidi discusses the ethical arguments for and against animal euthanasia. Animal overpopulation has been a significantly prevalent issue in the U.S. for the latter half of the century. Millions of cats and dogs are put down in animal shelters every year for lack of homes and responsible owners. There has been more

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  • Animal Rights Activists Speak Out Against the Circus

    In today’s entry, Julian Omidi discusses recent criticisms of the circus industry. Many believe that using animals for live entertainment is cruel and unnatural; others believe that as long as these animals are being treated humanely, it’s relatively harmless. In the past few months, activists across the country have been bringing attention to the suffering more

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  • As More Companies Push for Animal Welfare Goals, What will Change?

    Julian Omidi discusses recent pushes by large food conglomerates to use more ethical means to produce food for the masses. It takes a lot to feed a nation. Especially when that nation is largely made up of those who consume foods made from animal byproducts. Recently, more companies have made headlines for stating they will more

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