Posts tagged "the link"

Proposed Law to Place Animal Abusers on Public Registry

Proposed Law to Place Animal Abusers on Public Registry
If legislation in Albany County passes, animal abusers will appear on a public registry.  If you’re convinced of animal abuse, your name would appear on this registry for 10 years, according WTEN.com. If you’re a repeat offender, your name would appear there for life. If your name appears on this registry – then you would... Read more »

Dogfighting App Is No Game

Dogfighting App Is No Game
By Steve Dale I’m a journalist and, of course, I believe in free speech. However, certain lines are drawn all the time. For example, I don’t know of a video game or telephone app that teaches players how to abuse children. However, there’s now what I believe to be a comparable app through which participants... Read more »

Michael Vick Is No Hero

Some of my Facebook fans suggested I post (in full) my most recent Tribune Media Services story of January 5 about Michael Vick and my views on President Obama speaking out for Vick, and his yearning to have a family dog. So, here it is. Michael Vick is no hero I understand President Obama’s choice... Read more »
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The Link: Animal Absuse Is Warning

American Humane should have been mentioned in this piece from the New York Times on animal abuse as a clue to additional cruelties. The Link, documented by the American Humane Association years ago, is nothing new. That’s the link between violence and abuse to animals begetting violence to people. The good news is that even... Read more »

Prescription for Violence: Safe Humane Chicago

Mayor Daley, Senator Durbin, and so many others . . . too many for me to count off here have recently weighed in on violence in Chicago. The question: What can be done? Well, right here under our noses there’s a community based program called Safe Humane Chicago. Bill Hageman wrote a great piece in... Read more »

One Charity Which President Obama Should Consider With That Nobel Peace Prize Money

Protecting children and animals for 132 years, today is American Humane’s birthday! President Obama said the dollars from the Nobel Prize will go towards charity. This charity seems perfect! This organization is a part of your everyday life in may ways than you can imagine…- Go to the movies, and see ‘No Animals Were Harmed’... Read more »
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Far Worse Than an NFL Star Fighting Dogs

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and his officers break up a dogfighting ring out of a Maywood daycare facility. And I’m not talking ‘doggy daycare.’ Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart with some of the pit bulls rescued from a Maywood day care center with Linda Estrada, head of Animal Welfare League, which is sheltering the... Read more »