Browsing Tag First Amendment

Obama Signs Crush Video Act into Law

A new law prohibits the creation and distribution of “crush videos” depicting the torturing and killing of small animals.


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December 10, 2010 By:
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House Votes to Ban Crush Videos

The House has voted to ban the sale and distribution of “crush videos” that depict animal torture.


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November 17, 2010 By:
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U.S. House Votes 416-3 to Ban Crush Videos

Today the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly to ban so-called “crush videos” that depict the torture of small animals.


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July 21, 2010 By:
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Animal Cruelty Law

This morning the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law that would have made it a crime to sell videos and other depictions of animal cruelty, including dog fights.


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April 20, 2010 By:
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Top 10 i Love Dogs Blog Stories of 2009

While 2009 wasn’t the Year of the Dog (it was actually the Year of the Rat), many stories about our four-legged furiends shared the spotlight, such as the successful rehabilitation of Michael Vick’s dogs; Pet Airways, the first airline for dogs and cats; “First Dog” Bo Obama, and more. Based on our readers’ visits to the […]


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January 8, 2010 By:
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Should the First Amendment Protect Animal Abuse Videos?

In a case dividing animal rights proponents and free speech advocates, the Supreme Court is about to decide whether the marketing of videos and images depicting cruelty to animals is protected under the First Amendment. The case involves Robert Stevens, a Virginia Pit Bull breeder and author, who in 2004 was the first to be indicted […]


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September 28, 2009 By:
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