Monday February 08, 2016
Activist calls for animal charter of rights as protection from cruelty
A dog named Justice was found bound in tape and abandoned for dead. His human tormentor has been sentenced to a federal penitentiary, but animal rights activists point to this disturbing case as an example of why animal protection in this country need to be strengthened.
Guests in this segment:
- Camille Labchuk, lawyer and the executive director of Animal Justice, a not-for-profit which advocates for the humane treatment of animals.
- Doug Sawyer, owner of Ghost Pine Ranches in Pine Lake, Alta.
This segment was produced by The Current's Catherine Kalbfleisch, John Chipman and Julian Uzielli.