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International Society for Animal Rights/Helen Jones Memorial Scholarship Recipient Receives LL.M Degree in Animal Law
May 15, 2019

In the Spring of 2018, ISAR was pleased to announce that Australian attorney, Tess Vickery, was awarded the International Society for Animal Rights/Helen Jones 2018-2019 Memorial Scholarship in partnership with the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School.  We stated that in furtherance of the vision of ISAR’s founder, the late Helen Jones, and ISAR’s dedication… Read More

How has ISAR spent the last twenty-five years?
February 4, 2016

After a quarter-century of battling against dog and cat overpopulation through such programs as . . . . . . . . . . International Homeless Animals’ Day, now not only an important national event, but one observed worldwide underscoring the use of spay/neuter and other ISAR programs in an effort to address the scourge of dog and cat overpopulation…. Read More

DO NOT SANCTION THE EXISTENCE OF ZOOS (PART II)
February 11, 2014

HOW YOU CAN HELP ANIMALS!   DO NOT SANCTION THE EXISTENCE OF ZOOS (PART II)   In International Society for Animal Rights’ January 15, 2014 How You Can Help Animals blog — entitled “Do Not Sanction The Existence Of Zoos” — we made the case that “zoos are an abomination, and should not be supported by individuals, taxpayers, organizations or… Read More

DO NOT SANCTION THE EXISTENCE OF ZOOS
January 15, 2014

HOW YOU CAN HELP ANIMALS! DO NOT SANCTION THE EXISTENCE OF ZOOS    For many years ISAR has argued that Zoological Societies are an abomination, and should not be supported by individuals, taxpayers, organizations, or anyone else. There is much to be said against the continued existence of zoos, and there are many articles and some books that make a… Read More

Campaign to End Simulated Abuse of Animals in Entertainment and Product Sales
December 12, 2013

HOW YOU CAN HELP ANIMALS! Campaign to End Simulated Abuse of Animals in Entertainment and Product Sales   Through the efforts of animal rights and animal welfare organizations, some of the physical abuse of, and other cruelty to, live animals in movies and on television has been ameliorated. Trip wires for horses, for example, have largely been eliminated, at least… Read More

CAMPAIGN FOR A U.N. SPAY/NEUTER POSTAGE STAMP
December 2, 2013

 HOW YOU CAN HELP ANIMALS! CAMPAIGN FOR A U.N. SPAY/NEUTER POSTAGE STAMP After years of campaigning for the United States Postal Service to issue a spay/neuter postage stamp, ISAR’s efforts, with the help of others, were rewarded by the issuance in September 2002 of two such stamps, one depicting a puppy and the other a kitten. The humane educational value… Read More

Outdoor Life, or Outdoor Death?
January 28, 2011

Outdoor Life is a magazine whose self-description is “The Source for Hunting and Fishing Adventure.” The “adventure” of which the magazine speaks includes the glorification of killing defenseless animals in the name of “sport” (Outdoor Life’s word). Ever since ISAR was founded about a half-century ago we have been uncompromisingly against hunting and for the humane treatment of dogs and… Read More

Eyesore or ISAR
January 13, 2011

As ISAR’s supporters know, every week we communicate our message and current activities to thousands of people throughout the world via our e-newsletter, postal newsletter, website, blog, Twitter, and online communities such as Facebook and Myspace. Our most current program is the production of Internet “movies” that will implement our job description: “Law, Legislation and Education Benefitting Companion Animals.” Our… Read More

The Case Against Zoos
July 7, 2008

There are many arguments against the existence of zoos, and there are many articles and some books that make a convincing case for their closure. (Among the latter is Peter Batten’s Living Trophies.) Some, but by no means all, of those arguments are: · Zoo animals are often acquired from dealers who, in turn, have obtained them by brutal means…. Read More

ISAR’s “Harming Companion Animals” Monograph To Be Used In Law School “Animal Law And Rights” Course
May 22, 2008

Previous blogs (see May 8, 2008) have called readers’s attention to the ISAR-produced monograph entitled “Harming Companion Animals: Liability and Damages.” Since its publication, the monograph has received considerable attention and has been used as a resource by animal custodians throughout the United States. Recently, a lawyer who this summer will be teaching “Animal Law and Rights” at a New… Read More

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