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  • Humane groups hope to end Greyhound dog racing

    Humane groups hope to end Greyhound dog racing

    Only seven states in America continue to operate Greyhound racing tracks, but GREY2K USA and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals want to change that.

  • Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2013

    Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2013

    Once again, the Bluegrass State ranks as the worst state in America for animal-protection legislation, while the Land of Lincoln retains its status as the best for 2013.

  • Iowa congressman explains dog-fighting remark

    Iowa congressman explains dog-fighting remark

    U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is feeling the heat from animal welfare advocates after comments he made during his “tele-townhall” Monday night. When asked about his stance on animal rights, King responded by suggesting that dog fighting is akin to humans fighting for sport. “When the legislation that passed in the farm bill says that […]