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Animals rights complaint details dog deaths at Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE — An animal rights group has filed a federal complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment in which nine dogs had to be euthanized after spinal surgeries. The Baltimore Sun reports that Stop Animal Exploitation Now wants the U.S. Agriculture Department to impose fines of $ 10,000 per animal under the… Read More »

The journey toward the Equal Rights Amendment began decades ago, but activists say the finish line is in sight

Bills are being introduced in state capitals to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, an addition to the Constitution that would explicitly protect women’s rights and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, according to proponents. It was introduced to Congress in 1923, but the crusade didn’t gain real traction until the women’s movement took hold… Read More »