ASI’s Margo de Mello makes a persuasive case. California’s animals may have even more protection soon, if a proposed state law creating a criminal registry for animal abusers passes the state legislature. Last week, state Senator Dean Florez (D-Shafter) proposed the bill, which would be the first of its kind in the nation, and would… Read More


Really good article in The Guardian, which leads with the “number of dogs being seized by the police has soared as young people increasingly use them as ‘weapons’, rather than carrying knives.” Brute Force by Rowenna Davis.… Read More


Reports the Los Angeles Times. But I thought this bit was particularly significant and encouraging. At the West Hollywood meeting Tuesday, Councilman Jeffrey Prang said his office had been inundated with calls from city officials across the country seeking advice on how to craft similar ordinances. … Read More