VeggieBoards banner

1 - 6 of 6 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,929 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
<div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">"This settlement sends a direct message to the public and to those who exhibit animals that USDA will take all necessary steps to protect animals regulated under the Animal Welfare Act," Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack <a href="http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=2011/11/0494.xml&contentidonly=true" target="_blank"><span style="color:#336699;">said in a statement</span></a>. "The civil penalty and other stipulations in the settlement agreement will promote a better understanding of the rights and responsibilities of all exhibitors in maintaining and caring for animals under their care."<br><br>
Feld also "agreed to develop and implement annual AWA compliance training for all employees who work with and handle animals, including trainers, handlers, attendants and veterinarians," the USDA statement said.</div>
</div>
<br>
Read more:<br><a href="http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/28/9072340-ringling-circus-paying-big-fine-over-animal-case" target="_blank">http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/20...er-animal-case</a>
 

·
Not such a Beginner ;)
Joined
·
8,394 Posts
This is fantastic news!! Hit them in the wallet. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
16,664 Posts
Yes! A big thank you to the USDA, PETA and everyone who made this possible <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/rockon.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":rockon:">
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
236 Posts
great! awesome! now let's get rid of animal use in the circus.
 
1 - 6 of 6 Posts
Top