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Breaking the Silence

A poem by guest contributor Heather Leughmyer

Breaking the Silence

Silence ensures that the meek are restrained
The harmless held captive, the innocent chained
A menacing friend to corruption and greed… 143 more words

Humane Politics

Chunee, Topsy and Tyke, three of countless lives taken by human insanity

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Chunee…

In the early 1800s the Strand in London exhibited a famous trained elephant, Chunee, who performed stunts for his owners’ profits. 991 more words

Morality

United States Live Animal Trade

By James Videle

The Humane Party’s Economic Transition Team has completed its report on live animal trade in the United States.  The purpose of this report is to put together for the first time in one place the vast United States live animal trade industry data.  638 more words

Humane Politics

Insta-Pets: The Unexpected Cash Cows of Instagram

I’ll be the first to admit that I love a good cat video, a cute picture of a puppy or two. I’m a self-professed insta-pet lover. 1,993 more words

Her Secret

A poem by guest contributor Heather Leughmyer

Her Secret

 

In a crowded cage she sits
Ammonia chokes the air
Aside from all the feces
The wire floor is bare. 138 more words

Humane Politics

Animal Cruelty Inherent in Animal Dissection in Schools

By Genevieve Cottraux

Biological-supply company Bio Corporation was charged on December 29, 2017 with 25 counts of animal cruelty in its killing of animals it supplied for study and dissection.  777 more words

Humane Politics

North America’s First Dolphin Sanctuary

By Genevieve Cottraux

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland is undertaking groundbreaking changes in the way they care for the dolphin colony raised in captivity at the facility.  527 more words

Humane Politics