Monday, April 5, 2010

Abused animal pic of the day












This dog was burned with acid. Mississippi Farm Bureau does not think this should be a first-offense felony.

If new to this website, just read this article from the Columbus Packet or this earlier post. Oh, and lets not forget this part since someone at Farm Bureau might think I'm trying to sell insurance on this website:
The use of Mississippi Farm Bureau's name and logo in this post is for criticism of MFB policies and additional commentary. Such a use is deemed fair use under the following statute:

"(d) The following shall not be actionable under this section:
1) Any fair use, including a nominative or descriptive fair use, or facilitation of such fair use, of a famous mark by another person other than as a designation of source for the person's own goods or services, including use in connection with:
(B) Identifying and parodying, criticizing, or commenting upon the famous mark owner or the goods or services of the famous mark owner;
(2) Noncommercial use of the mark; and
(3) All forms of news reporting and news commentary
."
Mississippi Code Section 75-25-25

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

If dogs could buy insurance maybe FB would change their position.

Anonymous said...

Here is a FB story that the Kansas City Star paper ran a while ago.

" Humane Society’s compassion stirs conflict with agribusiness in Midwest
By MATT CAMPBELL
The Kansas City Star"

http://www.kansascity.com/2010/03/27/1840767/humane-societys-compassion-stirs.html

The article begins:
"An escalating culture war in the United States pits our appetites against our compassion for animals — and the Midwest is a key battleground.

Agriculture interests see an enemy in The Humane Society of the United States. One of their main voices calls the animal-welfare organization a bunch of “humaniacs” who ultimately want to remove the eggs and bacon from your plate, the burger from your bun, and the dog from the foot of your bed.

Unfazed, the Humane Society dismisses what its director calls a “bilge pump” of lies and defamations. It is pushing ahead, state by state, for laws against cruelty, from “puppy mills” to intensive confinement of animals in factory farms."

Anonymous said...

MS-FACT is not associated with the Hyumane Society. Their affiliation is with the American Humane Society, a people welfare group that promotes the link between animal abuse and domestic violence, child abuse, sexual predators, and serial killers. And I do beleive that the campain to get this bill passed in Mississippi going forward will be about crime prevention and protection from sexual predators and FB attempts to kill this legislation put MS familes in harm's way. Thanx KF for keeping this out there.

Kingfish said...

Exactly. And certain opponents of the animal cruelty bill try to link MS-Fact to the Humane Society.

Anonymous said...

KF, thanks for not forgetting about these animals suffering and dying at the hands of monsters.

As stated before, the next victim of this heinous abuse could well be an infant or child, a senior or infirmed.

Shame on FB, shame on them all. In the end, goodness and compassion will prevail, and FB and those in that camp will have to live down what they've done.

Anonymous said...

Did not renew my insurance policy (s) with FB this year. Changed to someone else. Made specific mention to FB rep that their opposition of the animal cruelty act was the only reason I switched after 15 years.

Simple Minded Animal Lover said...

Why does Farm Bureau have such influence over an animal cruelty bill? What is their interest in it at all? Clearly I've missed an important part of the story. Someone please give me the cliff-note version so I'll better understand. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Kudos to you, 7:16!!! Thank you for taking a stand and hitting them where it matters most.

That's just one step closer to making a difference. Thank you, and the animals thank you too.

Anonymous said...

The first successful child abuse case in this nation and subsequent laws protecting children were based on existing animal cruelty laws.

We USED to understand that agriculture needed HEALTHY animals and that UNHEALTHY, MISTREATED animals posed all manner of risks .

That was SO true that animals were protected under law but CHILDREN WERE NOT. So the case argued that a child was an " animal" and therefore fell under those laws.

We actually USE to be a country that understood that money/profit isn't everything. You know , that integrity and honor came first. We didn't just " say" we were Christians, we thought we should LIVE like Christians.

Anonymous said...

These pictures make me sick. We have raised two cats, both strays and two dogs one adopted from CARA and one from my daughter who had to move into an apartment. The cats are inside pets and the dogs both have electric fence collars but spend most of their day inside.
I love a good steak, pork tenderloin or chicken dish. But pity the fool who ever threatens one of my pets, because I might turn the tables on them.

just getting started said...

I will second that on anyone who harms one of my pets. My pets are my family and these precious fur babies in this state have the right to be protected! Keep up the good work JJ!

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