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Taking Action For Animals?

On Saturday, Americans saw the dark side of the animal rights movement when unknown activists firebombed two University of California Santa Cruz biomedical researchers. The local community has since…
PostedAugust 6, 2008 at12:00 am

California Animal Rights Lunatics Make Their Point With Firebombs

When People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Vice President Bruce Freidrich famously told a convention of animal rights activists that “blowing stuff up and smashing…
PostedAugust 4, 2008 at12:00 am

Anti-Biotech ‘Crop Crushing’ Is The New Book-Burning

It’s been a scorching hot summer in the debate over genetically modified (GM) crops. As we reported last month, anti-technology activists have been in a collective hissy fit since…
PostedJuly 29, 2008 at12:00 am

The Animal Research War

Our bookshelves overflow with volumes about obesity, animal welfare, crop biotechnology, seafood politics, and the latest veal saltimbocca recipes. But every once in a while, a title comes along whose…
PostedJune 20, 2008 at12:00 am

The PETA Infomercial

If you opted for Monday Night Football over last night’s HBO broadcast of I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA, we don’t blame you.
PostedNovember 20, 2007 at12:00 am

Anti-Biotech, Techno-Illiterate

The late Dr. Carl Sagan wrote in 1989 that “we live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and…
PostedOctober 26, 2007 at12:00 am

PETA Gets Schooled

The animal rights zealots at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are engaging in some very public back-patting after wrapping up a day-long “cruelty to animals”…
PostedOctober 3, 2007 at12:00 am

Lone Star Vegan Vigilante Behind Bars

Strange things happen when a restaurant dares to serve foie gras in a hotbed of animal-liberation lunatics. And sometimes those strange things are felonies. Last weekend police in…
PostedSeptember 19, 2007 at12:00 am

Quotes Of The Week

Echoing our observation from earlier in the week, Chicago Daily Herald columnist Mike Jackson is wondering aloud why the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible…
PostedNovember 17, 2006 at12:00 am

New Law Scares The Animal Rights Fringe. It Should.

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA). This new law will make things tougher on animal rights activists who use…
PostedNovember 14, 2006 at12:00 am