Is Animal Testing Justified?

During 2012, BBC‘s program The Big Question hosted a lively, intersting debate on the issue of animal testing (aka vivisection). The program started off civil but then the animal rights, anti-testing side (not surprisingly) hurled accusations and half-truths toward the middle of the exchange. The opponents of animal testing knew they could not win the…

Did animal “rights” activists free Mevy from her circus cage?

One-and-a-half-year-old, 440 pound tigress, Mevy, escaped from her Cirque Bormann-Moreno circus cage in Paris on Sunday. Upon discovering this and after the tiger wandered through city streets, Mevy’s owner, Eric Bormann, located the tiger in an alley near the Eiffel Tower and shot her dead. Soon after the shooting, the animal rights group Bridgette Bardot…

PETA defends stray dog attacks in Indian province

On Monday the Karnataka, India Minister for Urban Development and Haj, R Roshan Baig, delivered a speech at the province’s legislature condemning People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) for blocking his agency’s efforts to clear city streets of stray animals. The provincial authority is responding to multiple incidents of people…