June 1, 2010
Lawmakers in Rhode Island, California and Louisiana are considering registries to keep tabs on people convicted of animal abuse. The registries would function much like sexual offender registries, requiring convicted animal abusers to register personal information with local law enforcement.
March 26, 2010
Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected a referendum that would have compelled all cantons to hire lawyers to defend the rights of animals, a setback to animal-rights organizations.