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  • China’s president visits US as new animal welfare law goes into effect

    China’s president visits US as new animal welfare law goes into effect

    Chinese President Hu Jintao is welcomed to the United States this week, and many Americans are expecting President Obama to confront the world leader on China’s dismal human rights policies. Generally, in places where human rights are ignored or denied, concern for animal welfare hardly registers. China is no exception. A 2010 report by the […]

  • Betty White, zoos, and animal advocacy

    Betty White, zoos, and animal advocacy

    Earlier this week, Betty White announced she’s writing two memoirs , the second of which will chronicle her relationships with non-human animals. I was thrilled to hear it. I loved White on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. I loved her on Golden Girls. Most recently I loved that she nailed her monologue on Saturday Night […]