Feathered Companions Aviary
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Disparage – Regulate – Prohibit – Monopolize [Animal Mobsters Collaborate to Eradicate Purebreds and Take Over the Pet Marketplace]Speaking of Animals [Clarifying animal rights vs. animal welfare]Animal Policy Review [National Animal Interest Alliance, Summer 2013]Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare [audio]Making safe, affordable and abundant food a global reality [Three Rights: Counter to the animal rights movement]Where Have All the Pet Stores Gone? [Exceptional article discussing the AR movement's goal to eliminate petsources--pet stores being just one of the targets]Protecting Your Animals in the Face of "Moral Panic" [Taking a Page from the Biker’s Handbook]Rescue Raids: Confiscation Racket [seizure and theft of animals by the "rescue business" racketeers]War on Humans [Excellent documentary that captures the essence of the AR and other anti-societal movements]Due Process when Everything Is a Crime [White paper on due process gap which allows prosecutors use their own discretionto criminalize anyone]Care and Feeding of Trolls [Article on identifying the "underminers" in our communities]When "Pet Police" Knock [Good advice on understanding your rights from RPOA]Federal Government Targets the Breeders [Implemented 11/18/13 - USDA/APHIS rule limits pet buying choices andpersecutes home pet breeders; court challenge by thousands of pet breeders denied by biased judge]Inequitable Justice [How Federal "Equitable Sharing" Encourages Local Police and Prosecutors to Evade State Civil Forfeiture Law for Financial Gain]Regulatory Information Animal People Should KnowSneaking the "Big Lie" through the Back Door: Special Interest Groups are Hijacking Local Legislation 2004 Animal Law Institute Conference Notes [M. Covault: discussing the *incremental strategy* of animal rights "true believers"]Defense Against Illegal Animal SeizuresNow Only 2% of Dogs Die in Shelters [Excellent analyses which also debunks the "pet overpopulation" myth]An Army of Animal Rights Attorneys?Gary Francione Unclothed [Animal Rights Founder Demonstrates Arrogance and Rigidity] Animal Rights - Fundraising Wrongs - Part I AND Animal Rights - Fundraising Wrongs - Part IIANIMAL WELFARE: What We See, What We Don't See [2006 Monograph by Jim Beers, alarmingly accurate almost a decade later]Mission Creep: Dog Rescues & Animal Shelters Risk Public Health & Safety [NAIA article examining how rescues and shelters sometimes disregard public health & safety to achieve desired "adoption numbers"]Appeasing Animal Rights Activists Won't Save Pets or Taxpayer Dollars [NAIA study with graphs showing facts vs. emotion-evoking propaganda from the AR activists]
Animal Rights 3, cont.