February 24, 2017
What is Sanderson Farms Trying to Hide From Us?
Sanderson Farms, one of the largest poultry producers in the United States, proudly promotes its use of antibiotics as harmless, yet it won’t agree to a federal government study to measure the health risks. We're not willing to accept this, and we hope you won't either!
What is it trying so hard to hide?
Animals Saved Thanks to Activist Judy Carman
This week's Activist Appreciation Month feature story honors the noble efforts of Judy Carman, who has rescued turkeys, quail, and a steer from needless suffering to live instead in safe forever homes at animal sanctuaries.
Final Snapchat Cat Torturer Gets Justice
Earlier this week, Municipal Court Judge Steve Miller sentenced Karmen Coleman, the third and final perpetrator of the infamous trio who doused a trapped and helpless cat with boiling water. They also mocked the cat, kicking the trap and calling the cat crazy as steam rose from his body and he writhed in agony.
Join Us for Two Online Activist Events!
Activist Appreciation Month culminates with special online events, weekly activist feature stories, and activist self-care tips to enhance and celebrate your activism. For details, please visit: www.idausa.org/activistmonth
Illegally Kept As a Pet and Dressed in Clothes!
Tic was purchased from the poacher who killed his family by a man who wanted a "toy" for his children. For two years, he was illegally kept as a pet. Tic found rescue in February of 2005 when In Defense of Animals - Africa's Dr. Sheri Speede discovered him on a car roof, dressed in human baby clothes for people's amusement.
Don't Let Elephants Die for Ivory, Save the Lives of Cats in Shelters