INDIANA LAWMAKER SEEKS INVESTIGATION OF HSUS

The Indianapolis Star is reporting that six Indiana legislators have asked the state's Attorney General to investigate the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) for deceptive fundraising practices.

THEIL COLUMN 'LONG ON FICTION, SHORT ON FACTS,' AGC SAYS

Carey Theil's recent commentary in the Pensacola News Journal was 'long on fiction and short on facts,' according to AGC Communications Coordinator Gary Guccione. Guccione made the comment in a counterpoint commentary submitted to the newspaper today in response to a June 20 "Viewpoint" column by Theil, the co-founder of Grey2K.

HUFFPOST WRITER SHOULD BE ASHAMED, SAYS NGA

HuffPost.com, a prominent online news site, should insist on a "higher standard of reporting," according to National Greyhound Association (NGA) Executive Director Gary Guccione. The comment was contained in Guccione's May 26 response to a recent article by HuffPost contributor Rahel Gebreyes on Grey2K USA and its co-founder, Christine Dorchak.

A CAPITOL CAMPAIGN AGAINST HSUS

As if the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) didn't have enough problems, it's now feeling the impact of a massive advertising campaign focused right where it lives--on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

DISCOVER TERMINATES RELATIONSHIP WITH HSUS

The "Discover the Scam" campaign conducted by HumaneWatch.org has succeeded in convincing Discover Card to discontinue its partnership with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

ANIMAL RIGHTS FLORIDA: DON'T SUPPORT GREYHOUND ADOPTION

We've been saying for years that animal rights groups are not about greyhound welfare. Recently, a Florida animal rights group did something that proved our point.

GREY2K PEDDLES FALSE PROPAGANDA, AGC TELLS DUBUQUE NEWSPAPER

In a letter submitted today to the editor of the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, AGC Communications Coordinator Gary Guccione accused Grey2K USA of "peddling false propaganda" and basing its campaign against greyhound racing on "myth and misrepresentation."

HSUS GOES ALL OUT TO BAN RACING WHERE IT DOESN'T EXIST

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Grey2K USA are now pushing for the adoption of legislation to ban greyhound racing in Oregon, where the sport hasn't been active since the closure of Multnomah Greyhound Park in 2004.

HSUS WATCHDOG LAUNCHES DISCOVER CARD BOYCOTT

HumaneWatch.org is calling for a national boycott of Discover, now that the credit card company has announced that it will donate funds to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) with every purchase made using Discover's new Affinity card. The Discover deal could net HSUS as much as $1 million a year.

AGC ANNOUNCES 2014 GREYHOUND ADOPTION PROGRAM AWARDS

Two greyhound adoption groups, one based in Canada and the other in North Carolina, have been named winners of the American Greyhound Council's (AGC) Greyhound Adoption Program of the Year (GAPY) Award for 2014. They are S.O.S. Levriers de Quebec, Shirley Smith, Director; and Project Racing Home Greyhounds, Kimberly Jewell, Director. Each organization will receive a $1,000 donation from the AGC.