Boulder Stops Poisoning Prairie Dogs

July 2004

PETA supported Rocky Mountain Animal Defense’s efforts to prevent Boulder City Council from rescinding the city’s prairie dog and bird protection ordinances, which prevent developers and businesses from poisoning these animals. The City Council voted a unanimous yes to a temporary moratorium on killing these animals until activists and city attorneys can develop a proper, humane wildlife protection ordinance.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind