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May 27, 2015, 09:15 ET New TEDx Talk Highlights Why SeaWorld Should Retire Shamu

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a TEDx Talk released today entitled "Let's Throw Shamu a Retirement Party!,"...


Apr 22, 2015, 18:16 ET Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

Federal lawmakers today introduced legislation to prevent the establishment of horse slaughter operations within the U.S., end the current export...


Mar 18, 2015, 11:48 ET AWI Sheds Light on Gross Animal Welfare Violations in U.S. Live Animal Exports

 The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) stated that changes are needed to U.S. animal export to address the gross violations of international...