Circus Owner Remains Defiant of Animal “Rights” Critics

Shortly after arriving Saturday at Voortrekker sportfields in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, McLaren Circus was met by animal rights con artists who are condemning the circus’s use of animals in its acts as abusive. The group behind the action, Ban Animal Trading, were able to convince some people not to attend, but McLaren Circus owner David…

PETA Slanders SA Mohair Industry

People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) attempted to slander South Africa’s mohair industry by releasing a video alleging mistreatment of Angora goats. The group was quickly rebutted by industry representatives. According to IOL, after conducting an investigation of 12 farms over a two month period, PETA alleged that it had…

Trump Administration Lifts Elephant Trophy Ban

The Chicago Tribune reports that the Trump Administration has lifted an Obama-era ban on African elephant body parts obtained during spotting hunts on the continent. The Administration sacked the idea back in November during a controversy that erupted when it was revealed the President would, most likely, lift the prohibition. Oddly enough, a new book…

Another political study about DDT

Healio reports a study on the indoor use of DDT has been submitted to The Lancet, which is one of England’s most prestigious peer-review medical journals. In a press release one of the researchers is quoted as saying: “Our findings do not support any universal recommendation for indoor residual spraying as an addition to long-lasting…

After beating Ebola, destroy Malaria … with DDT

Fortunately, efforts are taking place in Africa to stem the tide of Ebola outbreaks. The pandemics are the result mainly of an African custom of washing dead bodies prior to burial. Despite President Obama’s commitment of American resources to fight the virus, there is one more virus that he and some of his predecessors have…