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California's Foie Gras Ban Could Soon Be Back in Effect
Offbeat  (tags: animals, suffering, foie gras, ban )

Anna
- 287 days ago - peta.org
The state of California enacted a ban on sales of foie gras in 2012 in response to the cruelty inherent in the production of this vile product, during which workers repeatedly jam pipes down ducksâEUR(TM) throats and pump up to 4 pounds of grain and fat
Victory!!! Taiwan Bans Cosmetics Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, ban, Taiwan )

Anna
- 333 days ago - hsi.org
Taiwan has joined the growing global momentum to end cosmetics cruelty today with passage of legislation to end cosmetics animal testing. The bill, proposed by Legislators Wang YuMin and Zhuang Rui Xiong, amends TaiwanâEUR(TM)s Control for Cosmetic Hygiene Act
California Bans Use of Bullhooks in Handling Captive Elephants!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, bullhooks, cruelty, ban )

Anna
- 389 days ago - humanesociety.org
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure into law that protects captive elephants in California. Authored by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-33, Senate Bill 1062 prohibits the use of bullhooks on elephants and goes into effect on January 1, 2018.
Dog Dresses Up Like Poodle To Avoid Pit Bull Ban
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, ban, quebec, unfairness, pics )

Barb
- 458 days ago - thedodo.com
Quebec City will officially outlaw pit bull type dogs by January 1, 2017, joining a slew of other cities in North America who have a similar law on the books. Current pit bull owners will have until then to essentially dump their dogs.
Spains Balearic Islands Move One Step Closer to Banning Bullfighting
Offbeat  (tags: Spain, Balearic Islands, ban, bull fighting, good news )

Scooby
- 590 days ago - eureporter.co
The parliament of the Balearic Islands has voted in favour of a proposal to initiate a ban on bullfighting and animal fiestas in the autonomous community. Following the vote, a legislative proposal needs to be presented to modify the Animal Protection Law
Pakistan Lifts Ban on Hunting Rare Bird After Government Protests
Offbeat  (tags: pakistan, lifts, ban, birds, gulf, endangered, houbara bustard )

Scooby
- 608 days ago - reuters.com
Pakistan's Supreme Court lifted a ban on hunting a rare bird on Friday, after the government argued it hurt relations with Gulf states whose wealthy hunters traditionally travel to Pakistan to pursue the endangered species with falcons.
Fifa: Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini Get Eight-Year Bans
Offbeat  (tags: Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini, Ban, Fifa )

Ray
- 642 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Fifa president Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.
HISTORIC: The World Just Took One Huge Step Forward For Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, rhinos, poaching, ivory, USA, china, ban )

Scooby
- 726 days ago - thedodo.com
In a move already being hailed as " historic," U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agreed to ban ivory sales in their respective countries on Friday.
Scotland to Ban GM Crop Growing
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, food, Ban, Scotland, UK )

Ray
- 776 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country's rural affairs secretary has announced.
Cecil the Lion: Why a Hunting Ban Is Not the Answer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, hunting, big game, ban, wildlife )

Ray
- 778 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Three little spots on a cracked smartphone screen show Brent Stapelkamp the last known locations of Jericho the lion.
Calls for Denmark to Ban Circus Animals After Distressed Elephant Smashes Car (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: ban, elephants, circuses, denmark, car )

Scooby
- 801 days ago - earthtouchnews.com
Animal welfare groups in Denmark are intensifying their calls for a total ban on wild animals in the country's circuses after an annual elephant "bathing show" ended with one of the agitated animals smashing a vehicle as bystanders narrowly escaped
California Kangaroo Skin Battle Heats Up
Offbeat  (tags: Kangaroo, animal skin, California, ban, government, kangaroo leather )

Scooby
- 834 days ago - sbs.com.au
The Australian government is urging California to abolish a ban on kangaroo skin imports, despite concerns from animal rights groups.
ONTARIO BANS THE ACQUISITION AND BREEDING OF KILLER WHALES
Offbeat  (tags: captivity, whales, marine animals, ban, Ontario, Canada )

CherAWAY
- 843 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
The Canadian province of Ontario will be moving ahead with Bill 80 - which will provide enhanced standards of care for marine mammals.
Beef Ban in India Reaches Into Cages of Lions and Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: Prakash, beef, ban, India, meat, national park )

Scooby
- 909 days ago - mobile.nytimes.com
Palash, the largest tiger at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai, still paces his cage for the hour leading up to dinner and still pounces on his meal when his handlers lift the gate to his feeding room.
Mexico Circus Ban 'Will Leave Thousands of Tigers, Elephants and Camels Homeless'
Offbeat  (tags: Circus, Mexico, animals, homeless, ban )

Scooby
- 921 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Thousands of exotic species such as camels, tigers and elephants are at risk of becoming homeless in Mexico as the country's new law banned the use of animals in circuses to tackle animal cruelty.
 

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