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The Fight to Legalize Ferrets in California

Advocates push to overturn state ferret ban, argue pets don't pose threat to wildlife

Berkeley’s Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park was packed, gray-haired hippies in tie-dye swaying to a Grateful Dead tribute band, the scent of marijuana heavy in the air. Tents around the perimeter peddled food, jewelry and the like — but one…
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by: Dayton Martindale – February 2, 2016

‘It’s Almost Impossible to Ethically Justify the Use of Animals in Research’

A conversation with ecofeminist Lori Gruen

Last November, the National Institutes of Health announced it would be retiring the remainder of its lab chimpanzees to sanctuaries, two years after deciding to retire all but 50. It is a decision that has many animal welfare activists thrilled, but even…
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by: Dayton Martindale – January 6, 2016

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