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  • U.S. District Court Dismisses Lawsuit to Ban Traditional Ammunition

    05/23/2013 2:35:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    NSSF release | 23 May, 2013 | NSSF
    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today dismissed a lawsuit brought by the radical anti-hunting Center for Biological Diversity and six other groups demanding the Environmental Protection Agency ban traditional ammunition containing lead components. Traditional ammunition represents 95 percent of the U.S. market and is the staple ammunition for target shooters, hunters and law enforcement, with more than 10 billion rounds sold annually. NSSF filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit last August. The court today agreed with NSSF that EPA does not have the authority to regulate traditional ammunition under the Toxic Substances...
  • Animal activists in grave robbing

    05/04/2006 2:08:12 PM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 7 replies · 435+ views
    upi via email no link | 5/4/6
    LONDON, May 4 (UPI) -- Animal rights activists stole the remains of a woman who once operated a guinea pig breeding farm, British police said. The remains of Gladys Hammond, 82, were discovered Tuesday in Cannock Chase, Staffordshire. They had been stolen from the grave two years ago, Sky News reported. A police spokesman said a pathologist had examined the remains. "Although further DNA tests have still be carried out to confirm identity," said the spokesman, "detectives are satisfied that the body recovered is that of Gladys Hammond." Hammond's body was taken from St Peter's churchyard in Yoxall, Staffordshire, in...
  • Animal activists PETA raise corporate America's ire

    07/12/2005 8:23:20 PM PDT · by hispanarepublicana · 49 replies · 1,513+ views
    Reuters ^ | 7/12/05 | Carey Gillam
    NORFOLK, Va.,, July 12 (Reuters) - With a cat snoozing on her desk and clad in a rumpled "Love Animals" T-shirt, Ingrid Newkirk hardly looks like a woman who could make corporate titans tremble. As the founder and the passionate force behind People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Newkirk says her organization is made up simply of "kind people" who want only to end animal abuse and exploitation. But try telling that to the corporate retail and food giants who have seen -- and felt -- PETA's claws. Using tactics that sometime make even avid animal lovers squirm, and...