Monthly archives: January, 2017

Animal activists can be too active

In the interest of keeping APLNJ people – and all others! — alive and well, this cautionary tale comes your way. Earlier this month, a woman affiliated with APLNJ heard that a deer and a car were by the side of the road in front of her home. Being the huge-hearted person she is, she …

Circuses down, pangolins up

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will go out of business this May. That’s not soon enough, but it’s still great news for all the animals involuntarily involved with the mis-named “greatest show on earth.” TT So “send out the clowns,” as one news story had it. Ring down the curtain on the cruel …

Looking back . . . but mostly ahead

Is it [hunting] really a sport if you have all the equipment and your opponent doesn’t know a game is going on? — Bill Maher Every new year begins with a transition period when we look back as well as forward, wondering how it will all fall out. What was memorable about 2016, and what …