Horse Slaughter

The Kentucky Derby: The Ultimate Blood Sport?

Anielka Chakey | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada
Anielka Chakey

Before you watch the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby today, consider the following wretched statistics. Each year approximately 37,000 thoroughbreds are born in the United States and registered with the Jockey Club. In 2010, more than 112,000 American horses were slaughtered in Mexico and Canada. An estimated 33,600 of those killed were young, healthy thoroughbred racehorses.

Has Bill Maher Been Sucked In by PETA's Naked Celebrities?

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada
Douglas Anthony Cooper

2012-04-06-PETAfinalGREEN51.jpgBill Maher is pretty much the last person you'd expect to get sucked in by PETA, Ingrid Newkirk's cult of euthanasia. For Maher to uncritically cheerlead for one of the ugliest cults in America is truly disheartening. And, unlike most of the celebrity cults, PETA does real damage, on a gruesome scale.