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Bullfight Protest in France Met with Thuggish Police Response

“The bull-fighter … has merely demonstrated that he is a butcher with balletic tendencies.” — Brigid Brophy, “The Rights of Animals,” Sunday Times (London), Oct. 10, 1965. State-sanctioned public executions were carried out in France this past weekend, while jackbooted police used tear gas to repel horrified protesters. Thuggish French officials would explain that such […]

Leave Connecticut Deer Population Alone, “Manage” Hunters

A recent study has revealed that Connecticut would benefit from a reduction in the number of humans living in Fairfield County. Without getting into specific numbers, the recommendation is to cull the segment of the county’s human population by the number of hunters therein. In other words, culling Fairfield County’s human population by whatever percentage […]

Holley “Squirrel Slam” is a Neanderthal Custom of Evangelical Barbarism

Earlier this month, in the backwoods village of Holley, New York, bloodlust-full hillbillies of all ages paid $10 apiece to participate in a squirrel-slaughtering contest whose prizes included cash and guns. The competitive killing spree drew attention from far beyond the now-bloodstained streets of Holley, thanks in part to a protest organized by the nonprofit […]

Rhode Island Senate Approves Animal-Advocate Bill

The Rhode Island Senate has approved legislation that would “help protect the interest of pets that become part of a court proceeding,” according to a press release issued by the Rhode Island General Assembly on May 9. Rhode Island state Sen. John Tassoni Jr., the bill’s primary sponsor, was quoted in the press release as […]

Proposed Senate Bill Would Kill Canada Geese

It should come as no surprise that the alarmists among us would rather eradicate part of a population than coexist with it. As my good friend Steve would point out, “Hitler tried that.” I’m referring, of course, to legislation introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) that would “provide to the Administrator of the Animal and […]