Last summer, we received a tip that animals were
languishing in filthy and desperate conditions at Cajun Country Ranch Rescue in
Wilburton, Oklahoma. We promptly began working with local law enforcement and
trusted animal welfare groups in the area, and a raid of the property was
quickly executed. Ninety-three animals were seized and owners Anne and Shane
Duhon recently pleaded guilty to animal and child abuse charges. They have been
sentenced to five years probation and have been banned from owning animals
during that period.
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.