Hoosiers lobby for animal rights in Indianapolis
Updated: Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009, 6:29 PM
TERRE HAUTE, Ind (WTHI) - On Tuesday, Hoosiers headed to the statehouse to lobby for animal rights.
On Wednesday, Indiana lawmakers will make a decision that may start to give animals the right to live a humane life.
Dead chicken, sheep, a horse, a dog with no nutrients, a horse with a broken leg and one without an eye. All these animals victims of neglect within the past year.
Now, there is new legislation to fight for the animals that can not speak for themselves.
Last October, a puppy mill was raided in Sullivan County. Veteraniarian Miacheal Staub saw it first hand.
"Not seeking veterinary care for a seriously injuered animal in this bill would be considered neglect, right now it's not," said Staub. Read More
Indiana, along with Ohio and Illinois, have been placed in the HSUS bulls eye for the next round of legislative attacks on agriculture. The interesting thing about this particular article is the last sentence. They want to force people to take animals to a vet if they need medical attention, yet we don’t have to do that with our own children. This makes it quite obvious that groups like HSUS and PETA put the lives of animals over humans.