"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men."
"I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being."
~ Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the U.S.
Protests, Boycotts, & Legal Actions
(Some of our stories printed in the Providence Journal)
Greyhound racing protest - 01/27/2002
A protest organized by Defenders of Animals and Grey2K USA was held at the RI State House to oppose greyhound racing and the planned $13 million in subsidies this year for 14 greyhound kennel owners. Results to date: Two bills were introduced to take away all subsidies. Hearings are to be held during this session of the RI General Assembly.