Family Gets $750k After SWAT Raided Their Home, Killed Their Dog—Over Unpaid Utility Bill

Family Gets $750k After SWAT Raided Their Home, Killed Their Dog—Over Unpaid Utility Bill By Matt Agorist St. Louis, MO — Nothing says Police State USA quite like a SWAT team raiding a family home and killing their dog because they are unable to pay their gas bill. The woman whose dog was killed and home destroyed by SWAT officers is Angela Zorich, and her story about her police state experience will shock the conscience. After fighting the system for nearly 5 years, Zorich’s family is finally being compensated. According…

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Simon Saved! One Man’s Relentless Legal & PR Efforts Finally Frees His Dog Sent To “Death Row” By The Government

Simon Saved! One Man’s Relentless Legal & PR Efforts Finally Frees His Dog Sent To “Death Row” By The Government By Joe Wright Readers might remember that I reported back in January on a story in Guilford, CT where Simon, a mixed-breed dog, was taken from his owner after biting a teen who had trespassed into the property where Simon was housed.  Animal Control immediately seized Simon, locked him up for 18 months and was scheduled to euthanize him. I reported about local activists who had mobilized in an effort…

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The Making of a Monster: We’re All Lab Rats in the Government’s Secret Experiments

The Making of a Monster: We’re All Lab Rats in the Government’s Secret Experiments By John W. Whitehead “But these weren’t the kind of monsters that had tentacles and rotting skin, the kind a seven-year-old might be able to wrap his mind around—they were monsters with human faces, in crisp uniforms, marching in lockstep, so banal you don’t recognize them for what they are until it’s too late.” — Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children The U.S. government, in its pursuit of so-called monsters, has itself become a…

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Don’t Shoot The Dogs: The Growing Epidemic Of Cops Shooting Family Dogs

Don’t Shoot The Dogs: The Growing Epidemic Of Cops Shooting Family Dogs By John W. Whitehead “In too much of policing today, officer safety has become the highest priority. It trumps the rights and safety of suspects. It trumps the rights and safety of bystanders. It’s so important, in fact, that an officer’s subjective fear of a minor wound from a dog bite is enough to justify using potentially lethal force, in this case at the expense of a 4-year-old girl. And this isn’t the first time. In January, an…

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New Jersey Town Proposes Jail Time for Owners of Barking Dogs

New Jersey Town Proposes Jail Time for Owners of Barking Dogs By Elias Marat A New Jersey town is looking to crack down on dogs who bark too much with a new proposal that could see pet owners thrown in jail. That’s right–residents whose dogs impede the “comfort or repose of anyone in the vicinity” in Saddle River, New Jersey, could face steep fines ranging between $100 to $1,000 along with possible sentences of community service or even incarceration for up to 90 days. In each case, the punitive consequences would…

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Cow-A-Wrong-A! Organic Valley Put Fitness Trackers on Cows Despite Human Reports (and Recalls) of Burns, Electric Shock, Erratic Pulse, Pain, and More

Cow-A-Wrong-A! Organic Valley Put Fitness Trackers on Cows Despite Human Reports (and Recalls) of Burns, Electric Shock, Erratic Pulse, Pain, and More By B.N. Frank What on God’s green earth possessed Organic Valley to make their cows wear fitness trackers AND brag about it?  They must be completely crazy or completely oblivious to all of the complaints reported by human wearers of digital, electronic, and wireless wearable devices AND the recalls due to some of these issues:  Activist Post has published MANY articles about this already: Fitbit Bummers Cause…

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Protest: Dog Sent To “Death Row” By Government After Biting Trespasser

Protest: Dog Sent To “Death Row” By Government After Biting Trespasser By Joe Wright The right to occupy one’s own property free from intrusion is once again under attack in the United States. By now the stories are legion of police entering private property (many times in error) and outright killing non-threatening family pets. However, the latest incident from Guilford, CT is particularly egregious as it involves the defense of private property after a crime had already been committed against it. As reported by local news outlet, ZIP06.com, in August…

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Not Healthy for Man’s Best Friend: Dog Collars and Leashes with LED Lights

Not Healthy for Man’s Best Friend: Dog Collars and Leashes with LED Lights By B.N. Frank Pet People recently sent out emails to subscribers promoting LED Gear:  NiteIze brand Nightowl LED Safety necklaces and “Niteyleashes.” Their intentions are good – these products are not. Stay Safe & Visible with Light Up Wear As daylight hours shorten and the nights cool down, it’s important to stay visible when going outside. A great place to start is with a light up leash or necklace in bright LED! CFL and LED lights emit…

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Charges Against NC Animal Rescuer DROPPED!!!!!

Charges Against NC Animal Rescuer DROPPED!!!!! By Daisy Luther If you ever wondered about the power of the Internet, wonder no more. The pressure that readers across the nation – and the world – put on officials in Wayne County, North Carolina regarding the arrest of Tammy Hedges for rescuing and caring for animals during Hurricane Florence was relentless enough that all the charges have been dropped. Ms. Hedges’ organization released the following statement: We are very blessed that the charges against our founder, Tammie Hedges, have been dismissed. We…

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As FDA and CDC Warn Pet Owners About Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance, Research Confirms Bacteria Exposed to Cell Phone and WiFi Radiation Can Become Antibiotic Resistant

As FDA and CDC Warn Pet Owners About Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance, Research Confirms Bacteria Exposed to Cell Phone and WiFi Radiation Can Become Antibiotic Resistant By B.N. Frank Activist Post recently published “FDA and CDC Issue Separate Warnings For Pet Owners Including Bacteria Resistance.”  Excerpts include: The FDA has announced that some flea and tick medications can cause adverse reactions in dogs and cats, issuing warnings to pet owners and vets. Meanwhile, the CDC has announced that people are getting sick from pets and the antibiotics are failing to…

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