Ironically, this animal care exceeds anything the always-complaining animal-rights
Today it is encouraging to see the emergence of grass-roots organizations like Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (Karachi), Animal Rights in Pakistan (Lahore), Animal Save Movement Pakistan (Multan) and Animal Care Association Pakistan (Islamabad) who through the power of the social media, find themselves connected with global animal-rights
movements reaching out to their community, raising its animal-right
PETA is one of the world's largest animal-rights
groups and has over 2 million members in scores of countries.
groups learned through their sealing campaign that there's a lot of money to be made," explains Herscovici, who authored Second Nature: The Animal Rights Controversy, a book published in 1985 outlining canards spread among animal-rights
Humane USA PAC was created in 1999 to endorse and help fund campaigns for political candidates who support the animal-rights
agenda and to lobby for animal-rights
But with the new responsibility for checking up on formerly exempted animals, the inspection duties of APHIS' $10-million animal-care program could double, believe analysts on both sides of the animal-rights
groups also this month set free some 8,000 minks from a farm in Britain and another 4,000 were released from their cages in Finland.
Valid alternatives to animal testing exist, animal-rights
supporters point out.
activists last night slammed the hunting plan.
Author Kathleen Marquardt is founder of Putting People First, an advocacy group that defends biomedical researchers, pet owners, hunters, and others against animal-rights
He opines, "The more extreme animal-rights
activists are little more than the modern version of the old-time antivivisectionists"--as if this were a stinging indictment.
and Barnum & Bailey Circus has received a nearly $16 million settlement from a number of animal-rights
groups, including the Humane Society of the United States, ending a 14-year legal battle initiated over unproven allegations of mistreated elephants.