Sunday, February 22, 2009

Cruelty laws apply to livestock, lawsuit says

Animal rights group seeks more specific oversight

By Levi Pulkkinen
Seattle Post Intelligencer

In an attempt to expand animal cruelty criminal laws to cover the treatment of livestock, a Seattle-based animal rights group has filed a lawsuit arguing that existing laws give industry undue control over how animals are housed and slaughtered.

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1 comment:

Zeke, Hillary, Koriann said...

I have information and proof of livestock cruelty, I believe it is wrong and unethical. These ranchers made heifer cows intentionally abort there calves and the was animal with broken legs that they refused to treat, therefore the animals just withered away and died a horrible death. My question is how do we stop these horrible people from continuing on? Please contact me at, I would really like to see this practice stopped!!