One big reason agribusiness interests and the trapping lobby are pushing for Amendment 71 is because The HSUS banned the use of steel-jawed leghold traps and snares in the state 20 years ago through a constitutional amendment. Photo by Dick Randall
Special interest groups and some Colorado politicians have crafted a constitutional amendment, Amendment 71, that masquerades as an election reform proposal but really amounts to an attack on the voting rights of the citizenry.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ban traps that snare or grip coyotes, bears, foxes and other animals in the city, deeming such traps inhumane.
Donald Trump announced in a Colorado speech on Tuesday he will seek to have members of Congress term-limited should he be elected president in November. "If I am elected President, I will push for a Constitutional Amendment to impos...
In Nebraska, Gov. Dave Heineman and his allies in agribusiness have turned away repeated attempts by The HSUS to open up a dialogue about animal welfare issues.
Steel-jaw traps are so vile that they've been banned in 88 countries—but not in the U.S. or Canada. What are we waiting for? The post The Jaws of Death: How Steel-Jaw Traps Torture and Kill Animals appeared first on PETA.