Ban on Trade in Seal Products

Norway & Canada Request WTO Consultation on Ban Both Norway and Canada have requested WTO dispute settlement consultations following the EU’s decision on 16 September to ban trade in seal products. The decision was first formally published on 31 October 2009, enabling Norway and Canada to now request WTO consultations. The ban will enter into…

In Their Own Words The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has this to say …

HSUS National Membership Conference, 1980 It was formally resolved that HSUS would “pursue on all fronts … the clear articulation and establishment of the rights of all animals … within the full range of American life and culture.” In Animal Rights and Human Obligations, the published proceedings of this conference, HSUS stated unequivocally that “there is…