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Fighting Dogs Bite Kasich At End Of Iowa Race

John Kasich, the Governor of Ohio and Republican candidate for President of the United States, refused to vote in favor of a bill that would increase dog fighting penalties, while he was serving in the Ohio Senate in 1980, Breitbart News has learned.

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CA Coastal Commission Killing SeaWorld San Diego

California’s Coastal Commission bowed to left-wing animal rights activists with approval of an amendment stripping SeaWorld of the ability to breed killer whales as a condition of building a massive new $100 million habitat expansion for the orcas living there now.

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Ricky Gervais: he used to be funny; now he tweets about cats

Another day, another heart-rending, animal-related tweet from Ricky Gervais, who has abandoned his once promising career as an irreverent and outspoken comedian in order to capitalise on the internet’s insatiable appetite for stories about cats, puppies and social injustice. RIP

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‘Blackfish’ Continues to Cost Sea World

Fallout from the Blackfish documentary, and continued activist criticism, may be to blame for SeaWorld’s disappointing 2014 earnings report, which still shows a downward decline. Park attendance was down only a small amount–22.4 million in 2014, versus 23.4 million in 2013. Earnings, however, suffered more.

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‘Tawni’s Ponies’ Win First Round in Defamation Case

Small business owner Tawni Angel has won the first round of her court battle against a radical animal rights activist who is attempting to ban Angel’s popular pony rides from a weekly Santa Monica farmers’ market. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa Hart-Cole ruled last Thursday that Angel’s lawsuit against activist Marcy Winograd can proceed, finding that Angel demonstrated a “sufficient probability of prevailing” on the question of whether Winograd had defamed her.

Tawni's Ponies (Courtesy Tawni Angel)