Paul Shapiro

Paul Shapiro is the vice president of farm animal protection at The Humane Society of the United States. Follow him at @pshapiro.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
After Ringling’s Announcement, What’s the Next Elephant in the Room?
Ringling Bros.’ recent announcement that it will eliminate elephants from its acts was a potent illustration of just how far our society has moved toward recognizing and valuing the interests of animals. After more than 130 years of Ringling carting elephants from city to city and making them...
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Saturday, September 28, 2013
Tortured Analogies Are No Defense for Industrial Animal Cruelty
In a new commentary , a blogger for the meat industry Janeal Yancey asks, “What if I told you that twice a day, I tie my four-year-old to a chair and leave her there for an hour?
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