Although there are only four animal shelters left in North Carolina that continue to use gas chambers, this ban will ultimately end the use of the gas chamber, except for rare and extreme cases such as disease outbreaks.
There are only about 30,000 rhinos left in the world due to poachers killing them for their horns, which are sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars each. Many of these horns are hacked off of a rhino while it is still alive.
For a brief moment in Pocatello, Idaho, a 1,000-pound cow was free and had escaped the clutches of death at the hands of a slaughterhouse. Unfortunately, the cow's freedom didn't last long as on Friday afternoon, as it was shot and killed by police.
Under EU law, animals must not be conducted in a manner that causes unnecessary suffering or injury. Force feeding does.The European Commission must not and can not ignore this terrible suffering. Stop this now!