Paul Shapiro presents: Everyone hates the Humane Society! »
It’s Paul Shapiro’s Animal News You Can Use! Yay!
Reuters put out a powerful story today about our work that states “no activist group is more loathed by the agricultural community than the Humane Society of the United States,” and quotes the Farm Bureau as saying “It is HSUS and its issues that truly deserve our attention because of the threat they pose to our society.” We’ll take it.
Last week’s release of HSUS’s latest battery cage investigation brought an onslaught of coverage. You already saw the NYT column, and I was honored to be on ABC World News about it, and Wayne Pacelle discussed it on Ellen. The Associated Press article about it was widely picked up, and a few other selected highlights include CNN, TIME, LA Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Bloomberg, and more.
Finally, pretty cool that a new investigation at a farm animal slaughter facility led to felony cruelty arrests.
P.S. Video of the week: Yep, you guessed it: sloths French-kissing: