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Animal-rights groups agree to pay nearly $16M to parent company of Ringling Bros.

The parent company of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has received a nearly $16 million settlement from a number of animal-rights groups, including the Humane Society of the United States, ending a 14-year legal battle initiated over unproven allegations of mistreated elephants.

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Editorial Advisory Board: Legislature, not court, should decide pit-bull liability

If the Humane Society has its way, the battle over pit-bull liability is headed for the General Assembly. In our view, that’s where the issue should be decided, if not during the special session then in the ordinary course of ...

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