VegNews Daily

Banning Crush Videos

The House passes a bill to ban crush videos.

The US House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday, July 21, that would bring back a ban on “crush videos.” Crush videos, which graphically depict the abuse and killing of animals, were originally banned in 1999. This past spring, however, the Supreme Court struck down the law on the basis that it violated free speech. The new law is more narrowly written and makes the sale or distribution of these videos illegal. Supporter Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-CA) was reported saying that after the 1999 law, crush videos virtually disappeared, yet there has been a resurgence since the Supreme Court decision.

 Comments

New Study: Cow’s Milk Can Cause Early Death

Research results published in the British Medical Journal says what many leading doctors and nutritionists have been saying for years: ditch the milk.
Read More »

Los Angeles Museum Hosts “Ivory Crush” on November 6

The National Museum of Animals & Society sends message to illegal ivory trade.
Read More »

New York Times: We Want Your Veg Recipes!

This year, the media outlet is turning to its readers for the season's best meat-free recipes.
Read More »

Vegan Business Conference Kicks Off in Austin, TX

Aspiring vegan entrepreneurs flock to Austin for an action-packed business bootcamp.
Read More »

Acclaimed Los Angeles Vegan Restaurateur Passes Away

Molly Anderson of Los Angeles' award-winning Madeleine Bistro leaves behind a husband and four children.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »