By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily Gordon Optimistic Grizzlies Will Be Removed From Endangered Species Act Wyoming will try once again to gain the authority to manage the grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and Gov. Mark Gordon said Thursday he is confident the federal government will side withContinue Reading

“In her book, Food Bullying, author Michele Payn points out that people may find themselves selecting certain food products or labels because of how it will make them feel, increase their status, or earn praise from peers. The choices they make aren’t necessarily derived from nutrition or safety, but fromContinue Reading

Do gooders Mad Jack Hanks Gentle readers, last evening I watched as Tucker Carlson (Fox News) interviewed a woman who by her account was an expert on wild horses. NADA! No, she was a bleeding heart liberal who wanted to show the world how necessary it is for us toContinue Reading

Jonathan Wood Salt Lake Tribune Jonathan Wood: Threatened rule improves incentives to recover endangered species Biden administration considering rules that would make it more difficult to protect prairie dogs and other species. Several years ago, visitors to southwestern Utah would encounter unusual old-west style “wanted” posters. Instead of a bandit,Continue Reading

Equine Welfare Crisis Looms with Reintroduction of the SAFE Act Western Justice Post The new administration and resulting shift in political climate have brought on a dramatic escalation of animal extremist groups seeking to advance their agenda on a number of fronts. At the national level, the reintroduction of theContinue Reading

by Dr. Joseph Mercola New Oregon Law Seeks to Ban Meat STORY AT-A-GLANCE Bill Gates, who co-funded the startup of the imitation meat company Impossible Foods, now insists synthetic beef is a necessary strategy to address climate change Gates wants Americans and other Western nations to switch to a dietContinue Reading

Amy Joi O’Donoghue Deseret News Range wars: Tension mounts in the West over public lands grazing, wild horses and ranchers More than 70 animal advocacy and conservation groups are calling on the Biden administration to eliminate livestock grazing on any public lands where wild horse populations exist, ramping up theContinue Reading

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue for DESERET NEWS The war on beef in the West Public lands grazing for livestock is under growing pressure When Colorado Gov. Jared Polis declared March 20 as “Meatout Day,” urging residents to consume an alternative protein to meat, he provoked a bull market on theContinue Reading

By Marianne Goodland Colorado Politics Coalition fights back against ballot measure that seeks to limit standard livestock husbandry practices A coalition of agriculture supporters are fighting back against a ballot measure that they say will criminalize commonly-accepted veterinary and animal care practices in Colorado. The ballot measure, filed on Feb. 22Continue Reading

CO proposes animal cruelty initiative would impact animal ag Western Livestock Journal Anna Miller, WLJ managing editor A proposed 2022 ballot measure in Colorado would devastate animal agriculture as we know it. The Protect Animals from Unnecessary Suffering and Exploitation (PAUSE) initiative was introduced in late February and would alterContinue Reading