animal rights http://wkar.org en Animal welfare expert Temple Grandin to visit MSU http://wkar.org/post/animal-welfare-expert-temple-grandin-visit-msu <p>Dr. <a href="http://www.grandin.com/">Temple Grandin</a> will be at MSU tomorrow. She’s noted for her research and writings on animal behavior, especially how to reduce stress on animals going to slaughter. She’s also autistic, and has gained visibility as an advocate who helps forward understanding of people on the autism spectrum. Her life story was portrayed in an HBO movie starring Claire Danes, which won seven Emmy awards and a golden Globe.</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:22:40 +0000 Current State 50413 at http://wkar.org Animal welfare expert Temple Grandin to visit MSU Current State #214 | December 5, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-214-december-5-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Today on <em>Current State:&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">new book examines the turbulent times&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in East Lansing during the 1960s; a lawsuit strives to give 'personhood' to chimpanzees; a tribute to radio legend Karl Haas at Wharton Center; and one&nbsp;MSU&nbsp;class puts out a cultural guide for international students.</span></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:25:37 +0000 Current State 46238 at http://wkar.org Should chimps have ‘personhood’ rights? http://wkar.org/post/should-chimps-have-personhood-rights <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Georgia; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">Researchers typically agree that humans and chimpanzees share a strong genetic link. A lawsuit filed this week, however, is taking that connection a step further, arguing that chimpanzees should have the rights of a "‘legal person."</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:20:22 +0000 Current State 46235 at http://wkar.org Should chimps have ‘personhood’ rights? Animal Rights Groups Urge State Lawmakers To Toughen Cruelty Laws http://wkar.org/post/animal-rights-groups-urge-state-lawmakers-toughen-cruelty-laws <p>State lawmakers are taking up several bills that have animal rights groups either cheering or sneering.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:04:30 +0000 Jake Neher 34391 at http://wkar.org Animal Rights Groups Urge State Lawmakers To Toughen Cruelty Laws Sustainability and CAFOs in livestock feed process http://wkar.org/post/sustainability-and-cafos-livestock-feed-process <p></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:32:30 +0000 Current State 33044 at http://wkar.org Sustainability and CAFOs in livestock feed process Humane Society Brings Survivor Dog 'Daniel' to Capitol http://wkar.org/post/humane-society-brings-survivor-dog-daniel-capitol <p>A dog that survived being put down in a pet shelter gas chamber paid a visit to the state Capitol Thursday. Daniel and his owner Joe Dwyer of New Jersey tour the country to campaign against the use of gas chambers by pet shelters.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 22:24:06 +0000 Rick Pluta 17143 at http://wkar.org Humane Society Brings Survivor Dog 'Daniel' to Capitol