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PETA draws heat for MLK comments

Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is stirring up emotions on social media for its tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In the tweets, PETA calls on people to honor King by recognizing animal rights.

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PETA suggests name change for Turkey, TX

The eyes of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are upon Texas this weekin an effort to urge the Panhandle town of Turkey to change its name to “Tofurky” in time for Thanksgiving. In a letter to Turkey mayor Pat Carson, PETA

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“Animal Friends” shelter puts down pit bull

When a 5-year-old pit bull named Blue attacked and killed a small Jack Russell terrier at the Animal Friends shelter earlier this year, the staff gave him a second chance because he was friendly and affectionate with people, was responding

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Beaver Trap Catches Man, Irks Animal Nuts

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Predator Defense and other wildlife advocates have long protested what they say are lax trapping laws in Oregon. A Dec. 15 incident in which a man’s leg was broken in a beaver

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Man arrested for letting dogs “savage” deer

  A man has been jailed for letting three hunting dogs savage a deer and filming the attack.   Jay Zeuner, 29, of Naracoorte in the south-east of South Australia posted the video online.   He pleaded guilty in the

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Despite Attacks, California Passes Law Requiring Non-Lethal Response in Handling Mountain Lions

Wildlife advocates, a state senator and the mayor of Half Moon Bay gathered Sunday to celebrate a new law that protects mountain lions and cubs that wander into human territory but pose no imminent threat to human life. SB 132,

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Report: Women Hunters Often the Target of Cyberbullies

A white-haired lady with delicate scarf draping her neck boasts membership in Soldiers for Christ on her Facebook page. A bald man quotes the Dalai Lama and Carl Sagan on his. And Matt of the UK is muscular, tattooed, and

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