Efforts against Rabbit Scramble make the Huffington Post

While the effort is not over, we are thrilled that this important issue is gaining national attention and that so many are calling for positive change. Please continue to spread the word and send a letter to the Tippah County Board Supervisors here (thanks to our friends at Justice for Animals). Read the article here. 

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MISSISSIPPI ANIMAL WELFARE GROUPS TEAM UP TO COMBAT UNLAWFUL CRUELTY AT TIPPAH COUNTY FAIR

Animal Advocacy Initiative of Mississippi (AAIM) and In Defense of Animals – Justice for Animals Campaign are taking aim at the Tippah County Mississippi Fair for holding “Farm Animal Scramble” events, during which organizers release rabbits, chickens, pigs, goats and calves into the arena and let small children chase them until they catch them. Rabbits are chased by children aged 4 and under–an age where children have little to no understanding of how animals as vulnerable as rabbits (prey animals with very delicate spines) should be handled. This event is scheduled for August 11th, 2016.

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Mississippi State Cruelty to Animals Statutes- § 97-41- 2. Seizure of mistreated animal

This post is the second in a series on each of the Mississippi State Cruelty to Animals Statutes

and how they serve or fail justice. Responses are welcomed. Together we will understand how

to utilize the laws we now have to protect animals, and why we must unite to improve the

statues that defy justice. Our comments follow your reading of the statute.

 

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Mississippi State Cruelty to Animals Statutes- § 97-41-1. Cruelty to living creatures

This post is the first of a series on each of the Mississippi State Cruelty to Animals Statutes and how they serve or fail justice. Responses are welcomed.  Together we will understand how to utilize the laws we now have to protect animals, and why we must unite to improve the statues that defy justice.

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