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PHILADELPHIA: PSPCA Chief Howard Nelson Quits Unexpectedly
Animals  (tags: PSPCA, Philadelphia, animal welfare, Animal rescue )

- 3540 days ago -
Nelson took the reins of PSPCA in March 2007 and immediately raised the profile of the animal organization, but at some cost. Longtime board members were forced out, with one, going public with his complaints that Nelson was a tyrant.
PSPCA Employees Report Heartstick Horrors
Animals  (tags: PSPCA, animal control, animal welfare, animal rescue, euthanasia )

- 3540 days ago -
It hurts if it's not done right. A poison-filled syringe is jabbed through an animal's chest wall. The needle punctures layers of nerves on the way to the heart. If the syringe pulsates, it is in the heart. The dead animal is thrown into a garbage barrel.
Pennsylvania SPCA: Stopping Animal Abuse or Abusing Power?
Animals  (tags: PSPCA, abuse of authority, animal control, animal welfare )

- 3540 days ago -
PSPCA humane police officers, acting as agents of the state, or acting under the color of law, seized property without notice and did not allow the Newmans an opportunity for defense.
Howard Nelson Resigns as CEO of PSPCA
Animals  (tags: PSPCA, animal welfare, animal rescue )

- 3540 days ago -
The controversial chief executive of the Pennsylvania SPCA was forced out by the agency's board of directors last night, according to multiple sources.
PSPCA Board Member Quits, Criticizes CEO
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, AnimalCruelty )

- 3699 days ago -
A longtime board member of the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals resigned with a parting shot at PSPCA CEO Howard Nelson.
The PSPCA Is Imploding
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, investigation, animaladvocates, law )

- 3699 days ago -
Many in the animal rescue field have expressed serious concerns about the management and direction of the PSPCA. Now things seem to be coming to a head and the result, if these allegations bear true, leaves them open to both criminal and civil charges.
PENNSYLVANIA: Humane Officers Routinely Overstep Their Authority
Animals  (tags: PSPCA, animal welfare )

- 3710 days ago -
The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals is accused of overstepping its authority. Humane officers have allegedly confiscated animals and conducted cruelty investigations in counties where they have no official jurisdiction..
I Am Against the Killing of Cats! Alley Cat Allies Petition

- 3738 days ago -
More than 70 percent of all cats brought into our nation's animal pounds and shelters are killed - feral, stray and owned cats. Everyone deplores this killing. Many characterize it as "necessary ev
'1/3 of UK Muslim Students Back Jihad'
World  (tags: UK, Islam, honour killings, statistics )

- 3739 days ago -
Nearly a third of British Muslim students polled in a new report to be published on Monday said that killing in the name of religion could be justified
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