Law & Politics
Slaughterhouse Ordered To Pay $94,500 After False Trespass Accusations Against Activists
The move was labeled a 'victory for free speech, farmed animals and those who protect them'
Compulsory CCTV To Be Installed In All Of England's Slaughterhouses
Policy makers believe the cameras will improve animal welfare standards
Rowdy Girl Sanctuary Faces Huge Fine After Court Ruling: Founder Responds
The sanctuary had filed a defamation case against a number of individuals
PROGRESS: Bali Governor Issues Decree To 'Shut Down' Bali's Dog Meat Trade
But some animal campaigners are urging caution saying the decree does not necessarily mean the trade will stop
Former President Bill Clinton Credits Plant-Based Diet For Making Life Longer
The politician has suffered ill health in recent years
Controversial 'Ag-Gag' Law Overruled in Utah
The judge said it is 'unconstitutional' to ban filming inside the facilities
Three Horse Microchips Found In Batch Of '100% Beef'
Businessman allegedly mixed horse meat with beef to fool customers
Argentina's Presidential Pink House Commits To Serving Only Vegan Food On Mondays
Plant-based is on the menu at the political institution
Milk Row Rumbles On As Leaked Emails Show Federal Agencies Clash Over Wording
Communications show the organizations could not agree on what terminology to use
ACTION: Celebs and MPs Back Call To Ban Cruel Foie Gras
Animal organisation Animal Equality says Brexit plans must include a ban on foie gras imports
US Animal Agriculture Worker Shortage: Now Prisoners Pulled In To Do The Job
Inmates are being trained to do the jobs the vast majority of Americans don't want to do
$6 Billion 'Pink Slime' Meat Case Settled: 'Result Could Affect How Journalists Report Stories'
The case which captured the imagination of many was settled for an undisclosed sum
MEPs Throw Out Tory Attempt To Prevent EU Ban On Bee Killing Pesticides
The current partial ban is set to be extended
New York City Bans Use Of Wild Animals In Circuses
The move is good news for wild animals
Tally No! Good News For Animals As Fox Hunting Missing From Queen's Speech
There is a lack of support for this contentious issue
Crackdown At Yulin Dog Meat Festival As Police Shut Down Stalls
The festival is going ahead - but law enforcement agencies are trying to uphold sales restrictions
EU Court Says Plant-Based Products Cannot Have 'Dairy-Style' Names
The move has been hailed as a victory for dairy
Senator Declares 'War On Almond Milk' In Bid To Appeal To Rural Voters
The US politician has annoyed some vegans with her stance
What Does UK Election Result Mean For Theresa May's Threat To Bring Back Fox Hunting?
The PM promised a free vote on the controversial blood sport
EU Bosses Told: Shift Towards Veganism Must Be 'Urgent Policy Priority'
Industry experts met with policymakers to discuss the need to move away from meat consumption
Sheep Farmer Loses Appeal to Overturn Seven Year Ban In Neglect Case
The judge accused the farmer of neglecting the animals
Labour's Jeremy Corbyn Wades Into Fox Hunting Debate
The Opposition Leader Describes Bloodsports As Barbaric
Fox Hunting Big Election Issue As Voters Find Pro Bloodsport Candidates A Turn Off
Could this animal welfare issue have a big impact on voter intentions?
Politicians in Denmark Are Going Vegan to Save the Planet
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Politicians in Denmark are following that beloved quote by going vegan out of their concern for the environment. Here’s why.
Moral Implications Of The Anita Krajnc Court Case
An Ontario Court judge has found animal activist, Anita Krajnc, not guilty of mischief for giving water to pigs outside a slaughterhouse
Theresa May Threatens To Repeal Hunting Act and Bring Back Fox Hunting
The PM says she's 'personally always been in favour' of fox hunting
Verdict in for Toronto Pig Save Activist Anita Krajnc: Charge Dismissed
Anita Krajnc, the activist charged with giving water to a pig, has had the charge against her dismissed
10 Things The Government Doesn't Want You To Know
Below are some simple truths that governments around the World often don't tell us. To see the sources for each fact, click on the corresponding photos.
HISTORIC Vote Paves The Way For EU Ban On Rabbit Cages
The EU Parliament today voted 410 to 205 in favour of measures to improve farmed rabbit welfare, which includes the drafting of legislation to end the use of battery cages
British MEPs Urged To Vote For EU Ban On Rabbit Battery Cages
Animal Equality releases shocking, never-before-seen footage of rabbits suffering on farms in Europe
German Government In Discord After MEAT BANNED At Functions
Fury erupts within Angela Merkel’s government after the environment minister bans meat at official functions
Trump Heralds New Era Of Animal Abuse
How much of a hit will animals and the climate take as the Trump administration removes access to the Animal Welfare Act?
HISTORIC: France Passes Bill Ordering Cameras In ALL Slaughterhouses
The French National Assembly passed a bill for mandatory cameras in all slaughterhouses from 2018
Moby Refuses To Play For Trump
The musician and animal rights activist said he'd only play if president-elect Donald Trump agreed to release his tax returns