Swiss to vote in national poll on banning factory farming | Animal welfare

Swiss voters will vote on Sunday on whether to ban factory farming as unconstitutional and end imports of intensively farmed meat. The latest poll shows 52% of voters oppose a ban, and 47% support one. If the factory-farming ballot initiative is passed, Switzerland’s constitution, which already protects the “welfare and dignity of animals”, would be … Read more

Pet Lovers Rejoice As New York Gets Closer To Banning Puppy Stores

New York could become the sixth state to ban the retail sale of puppies, kittens, and rabbits now that lawmakers have passed the legislation. There’s only one more step before New York joins California, Maryland, Illinois, Maine, and Washington. The New York State Legislature passed the bill in June 2022, so now, citizens are waiting … Read more

Employee Sues Hobby Lobby For Banning Her Service Dog From Store

Hobby Lobby is currently facing a lawsuit that was filed against them after a former employee claimed losing her job was a direct result of their refusal to allow her to use her service dog during shifts. After being told that her service dog was no longer welcome at work, she stopped showing up. Because … Read more

Man sues Sainsbury’s for banning his assistance cat | Disability

Chloe the assistance cat could make legal history with her handler, Ian Fenn, after Sainsbury’s refused to allow her into one of her shops. Fenn, who has autism and has trained the black cat to be a support for him, is taking legal action against the supermarket. He says Chloe prevents sensory overload and should … Read more