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Animal Rights Agenda~

Today, while I was watching the Rose Parade, which included quite a few horses and even some dogs, it occurred to me that this might be a really good time to remind the public about where the animal rights movement is headed.

Texas House Moves to Strip Rights of Sporting Dog Owners

House Bill 1451 classifies you as a commercial breeder if you maintain eleven female dogs that have not been spayed, and you sell dogs. Without even so much as a warrant. This bill gives inspectors the authority to search the premises where records are kept without probable cause or even a warrant. A suspected drug dealer does not have to worry about government enforcers storming his house without cause, but a dog breeder does? That is simply amazing!

Lohan Quit Meat?

As if Lindsay Lohan doesn't have her hands full already trying to quit things, now PETA wants her to quit meat too and become a vegan.

Yellow Tail Finally Makes Right Call on HSUS Partnership

The U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) had called upon sportsmen nationwide to contact the maker and distributor of Yellow Tail wine regarding their financial support of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). After being besieged by angry consumers, Casella Wines, the Australian producers of Yellow Tail, responded to the criticism by issuing a statement that it will no longer support any lobbying groups.

Cabela’s Targeted by National Animal Rights Group

One of the nation’s largest anti-hunting groups, Defenders of Wildlife, have taken aim at Cabela’s Inc. with a misguided and misleading public relations campaign designed to raise money to fund its efforts against outdoor sports.

Bills Against Hunter Harassment Introduced

Legislation moving forward in Idaho and Virginia will strengthen laws aimed at preventing hunter harassment.

USSA Condemns Anti-Hunting Group’s Targeting of Sarah Palin

The U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) is one of numerous groups that are condemning the latest public relations smear campaign by the animal rights group Defenders of Wildlife targeting former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

THE DOGS OF WAR

Each war has its canine heroes. The Vietnam war was no exception. Near the end of the war, it was estimated that the four thousand dogs which served saved as many as ten thousand lives. Eighty-five percent of patrol leaders in Vietnam said they felt the dogs enhanced security.

PETA Building to be Renovated Thanks to Bob Barker

“Once again, Bob Barker is proving himself to be a real ‘Sugar Daddy’ for extremist animal rights groups,” said Doug Jeanneret, USSA vice president of marketing. “Not only does he want to train an army of anti-hunting lawyers, he continues to bankroll a group known for its extreme shock tactics and support of accused eco-terrorists.”

Scarey and Amazing Quotes from leaders of the animal rights movement

"I don't use the word "pet." I think it's speciesist language. I prefer "companion animal." For one thing, we would no longer allow breeding. People could not create different breeds. There would be no pet shops. If people had companion animals in their homes, those animals would have to be refugees from the animal shelters and the streets. You would have a protective relationship with them just as you would with an orphaned child. But as the surplus of cats and dogs (artificially engineered by centuries of forced breeding) declined, eventually companion animals would be phased out, and we would return to a more symbiotic relationship ­ enjoyment at a distance." Ingrid Newkirk, PETA vice-president, quoted in The Harper's Forum Book, Jack Hitt, ed., 1989, p.223.

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