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22

Nov

How many cats is too many?Many cities and counties limit how many pets are allowed in a household, but they aren’t often enforced and they’re almost always controversial.

How many cats is too many?
Many cities and counties limit how many pets are allowed in a household, but they aren’t often enforced and they’re almost always controversial.

03

Jul

China orders kids to visit parentsNew Chinese law will allow parents to sue children who don’t call or visit regularly.

China orders kids to visit parents
New Chinese law will allow parents to sue children who don’t call or visit regularly.

09

Apr

New laws would punish those who shoot undercover video of livestock abuse
Videos from PETA and other organizations have helped to uncover animals living in unsafe and inhumane conditions. But a new law may prohibit the practice.

New laws would punish those who shoot undercover video of livestock abuse

Videos from PETA and other organizations have helped to uncover animals living in unsafe and inhumane conditions. But a new law may prohibit the practice.

19

Mar

New Chinese law will let elderly parents sue children for neglect
The move will enable the elderly to seek legal recourse against ‘discrimination, insult, ill-treatment and abandonment.’

New Chinese law will let elderly parents sue children for neglect

The move will enable the elderly to seek legal recourse against ‘discrimination, insult, ill-treatment and abandonment.’

28

Nov

Marijuana legalization: Is it really legal?Colorado and Washington just voted to make marijuana legal. But it still remains illegal under federal and international law.

Marijuana legalization: Is it really legal?
Colorado and Washington just voted to make marijuana legal. But it still remains illegal under federal and international law.

08

Oct

Should nature have a legal standing?A legal decision about a river in New Zealand raises logistical questions.

Should nature have a legal standing?
A legal decision about a river in New Zealand raises logistical questions.

24

Jan

Supreme Court overturns California slaughterhouse lawThe court struck down a law that requires the immediate euthanization of animals that cant walk, ruling that meat safety law takes precedence. The state law was adopted after the Humane Society released an undercover video showing workers abusing nonambulatory cattle at a slaughterhouse in southern California.

Supreme Court overturns California slaughterhouse law
The court struck down a law that requires the immediate euthanization of animals that cant walk, ruling that meat safety law takes precedence. The state law was adopted after the Humane Society released an undercover video showing workers abusing nonambulatory cattle at a slaughterhouse in southern California.

14

Nov

U.S. circuses circle their wagons against elephants lawCircuses are fighting a proposed law that would ban using elephants under the big top, a tradition that animal rights activists say causes suffering.

U.S. circuses circle their wagons against elephants law
Circuses are fighting a proposed law that would ban using elephants under the big top, a tradition that animal rights activists say causes suffering.

08

Nov

Could Mississippi’s personhood law ban birth control?The proposed law would define a person as the moment when a sperm and egg meet.

Could Mississippi’s personhood law ban birth control?
The proposed law would define a person as the moment when a sperm and egg meet.