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August 31, 2009

Bob Stevens: Editorials and Commentary

Thoughts on the federal prosecution of dogfighting enthusiast Bob Stevens

The Humane Society of the United States

The HSUS' thoughts on Bob Stevens can be found here. Below are editorials, blogs, and other commentary on the case from other sources.

Lessons From an Animal Cruelty Case in The U.S. Supreme Court, by Sherry F. Colb (Aug. 3, 2009)

Court Urged To Uphold Federal Law Banning Sale Of Animal Torture Video [PDF], Washington Legal Foundation News Release (June 16, 2009)

Cruelty to Animals: A First Amendment Right? by Melanie Lary (June 4, 2009)

Guest Opinion: First Amendment Doesn't Protect Animal Abusers, by Diane Sullivan, Holly Vietzke and Michael L. Coyne, The Herald News (Fall River, Mass.)  (May 22, 2009)

Vidiotaped [sic] Cruelty Is Not Free Speech, The Kansas Progress (May 20, 2009)

Depictions of Animal Cruelty, by Matthew Liebman, ALDF Staff Attorney (May 12, 2009)

Bad Ruling by Appeals Court/Killing Animals Not Free Speech, Ventura County Star (Calif.) (May 2, 2009)

Supreme Court To Hear Dog Fighting Case This Fall, by Connie T., ConnieTalk.com (April 30, 2009)

Supreme Court—Is Dogfight Video Free Speech? by The Cut Company (April 21, 2009)

Animal Crush Videos Do Not Trespass on The First Amendment, by Tudor Vieru, Science Editor, SoftPedia.com (Jan. 14, 2009)

Free Speech vs. Animal Crush Videos: Supreme Court to Decide, by J.D. Rucker, PlanetSave.com (Jan. 9, 2009)

Animal Cruelty Videos Defended by the Constitution, KC Dog Blog (July 22, 2008)

FKSA Files Pro Bono Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Case on Animal Cruelty, Friedman, Kaplan, Seiler & Adelman, LLP

Supreme Court To Hear Animal Cruelty Case, Care2.com

 

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