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Trump Lifts Trophy Ban

April 4, 2018 by

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On 1 March, previous rulings in favor of banning the trophies of elephants being brought into the USA were overturned. This change directly differs from President Donald Trump’s previous stance on the issue. This change occurred with an unusual lack of publicity, despite the subject being a hot topic. The reversal of this ban leads […]

Elephants In Entertainment Industry Find Freedom

February 28, 2018 by

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Elephants in the entertainment industry have been steadily declining  in popularity. Victories such as the rescuing of Nosey the elephant and the reuniting of three circus elephants (Mia, Sita, and Rhea) are paving the way for freeing many elephants that are being mistreated and harmed. Elephants that are still subjected to harsh forms of cruelty […]

Pitbull Super Bowl Commercial Never Airs

February 27, 2018 by

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“In the 70’s, they blamed the Dobermans. In the 80’s, they blamed the German Shepards. In the 90’s, they blamed the Rottweilers. Now they blame the Pit Bull. When will they blame the Human?” Dog Behaviorist Cesar Millan said. In recent times, there have been many groups aiming to eradicate the Pitbull breed. These groups […]

Congress Passes Bill to Drill in Arctic

December 22, 2017 by

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While many political issues have flooded social media as of late, Congress has been quietly attempting to open an oil drilling area in the plains of the arctic refuge.  Six house Republicans just voted in favor of a tax bill that allows the drilling over a massive area of the reserve. The bill allows the […]

Trump Administration Considers Repealing Ban on Elephant Hunting

December 13, 2017 by

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A census that was conducted in 2014 declared that only around 700,000 African elephants were left in the wild. The President of the United States Donald Trump and the Trump administration are now considering repealing an Obama-era ban that protects these giants. This ban blocks the imports of hunting trophies. The ban was introduced to […]

Animal Cruelty Not Limited to Leather Industry

November 20, 2017 by

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Every year, more than one billion animals are subjected to extreme crowding and confinement, deprivation, and un-anesthetized castration, branding, tail-docking, and dehorning. These torments are all part of the leather industry. Leather is a byproduct of most multi-billion dollar meat industries. Once a dairy cow is no longer deemed useful, it is slaughtered, and then […]

Puerto Rico in Dire Straits

October 30, 2017 by

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Puerto Rico is in a dire situation ever since Hurricane Maria hit its coast. Nearly 85% are without electricity and 45% without drinkable water. Puerto Rico’s recovery could cost up to $85 billion, which could destroy the island’s economy. The Trump administration submitted a $29 billion disaster-relief request to Congress last week to fund recovery […]