Florida TaxWatch, an independent, nonpartisan taxpayer research institute and government watchdog, is urging Florida voters to reject Question 13 because the fate of greyhound racing should not be a Constitutional question.
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St. Petersburg Times correspondent and greyhound adopter Danielle Hauser says that Floridians should vote against Question 13 because it is based on misconceptions about how greyhounds are treated.
Citing the “politicized” Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) and the “partisan underpinning” of its “disappointing results,” editors of the Tampa Bay Times are urging Floridians to vote NO on Question 13, the amendment to ban greyhound racing.
The American Kennel Club (AKC), the leading national registry of purebred dogs, has taken a position opposed to Question 13, the Constitutional amendment to ban live greyhound racing in Florida.
In the wake of the Florida Supreme Court’s September 7 decision to put Question 13, a constitutional amendment to ban greyhound racing, back on the November general election ballot, the National Greyhound Association (NGA) has launched a campaign to defeat the measure.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA) is running victory laps over its successful effort to persuade Nabisco, the maker of Barnum’s Animal Crackers, to redesign the snack’s package by removing the circus cages that formerly appeared on the box.
Members of the public will have a unique opportunity to tour several Florida greyhound tracks and their on-site kennels under a program announced by the National Greyhound Association (NGA) today.
The NGA has responded to an August 14 article in the Washington Post that was chock-full of misinformation, courtesy of Grey2K. Read the full text of the NGA letter to the Post, which was submitted over the signature of NGA Executive Director Jim Gartland.
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is under attack–again–by Humanewatch.org for spending over half its annual budget on fundraising materials, including “mass-produced trinkets from China…which will supposedly bring in more money from naive and gullible donors.”
In response to the loss of one of its major funding sources, the American Greyhound Council (AGC) has made several changes to its long-standing adoption grant program in order to stretch limited resources to benefit more groups.