Skip to comments.Humane Society pays multimillion-dollar settlement to Feld Entertainment
Posted on 07/01/2014 2:35:09 AM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
The Humane Society of the United States, along with other lawsuit co-defendants, have paid $15.75 million to settle cases with Feld Entertainment, the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
The settlement is the final stage of a 14-year litigation between the parties.
The lawsuit was originally filed over the treatment of 43 Asian elephants, according to the Bradenton Herald.
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The abuse allegations were made by a former Ringling Bros. barn worker, whom Judge Emmet Sullivan eventually ruled had been secretly paid at least $190,000 by the groups to file the charges and who also lied to the court.
Where’s Nelson Muntz? - HAA HAR
IN MY OPINION, HSUS is a scam organization - about as bad as it can get. They don’t operate shelters, they don’t do ‘research’ and their primary function is to raise funds to produce more fund raising commercials and ads.
It’s not just your opinion. They are the “good cop” arm of the animal rights movement. There is nothing illegal about calling your organization a “Humane Society” but they know that most people confuse that with “animal shelter”. What people are really funding is PETA’s agenda. It has nothing to do with shelter animals or care.
Ah, some good news....
Wheres Nelson Muntz?
Who is that?
Fred Mertz’ nephew.
***This is an old trick by animals rights. They pay someone to work someplace with animals, make false allegations then go to court and the press. ***
Unions do this to try and unionize an open shop.
So....is PETA unionized?
Or politically incorrect....?
HSUS is not a rescue shelter any more than PETA. People confuse them with the ASPCA or other animal shelters. HSUS does this on purpose. They want people to think they are an animal rescue so that you donate money.
These organizations do not want you or anyone else to OWN animals for any purpose. They want to stop ALL animal breeding.
Most of the “rescue” organizations are for profit businesses. Their business is importing dogs from foreign countries and then charging you to “adopt” them. In the northern US, with the exception of places like Detroit, there is no problem with unwanted dogs. Most people spay or neuter their pet. Therefore, hardly any unplanned litters of puppies happen. This is not the case in MS, AL, AR. So, to get their product to sell(dogs), they have to bring them in from other places. This has led to importing dogs from abroad. Some of these dogs have diseases, like rabies, that have not been present in the US for 50 years. Many of the dogs coming from other parts of the US are typically Pit Bull Terrier cross breeds. They will then LIE when they make out the registration and call it a Lab mix. This is done because most homeowners insurance companies do not want to insure you IF you own a Pit Bull Terrier. The liability risk is too high.
The other place that most “rescue” dogs come from are your neighborhood pet store or companies like PETCO. This is because they let people make impulse buys. Most responsible dogs breeders carefully screen applicants because you never want to get puppies back. It happens occasionally, but rarely. In the 10 years we have been breeding beagles, I believe I have given two refunds. We will always take back one of our pups. Pet shops do not give typically in refunds.