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Barbara Trask Lovett, president of Save Nosey Now!

Barbara Trask Lovett—the president of Save Nosey Now! (SNN), an organization that helped a high-profile, long-suffering circus elephant (Nosey) win freedom from the neglectful, exploitative treatment of her owner…and seeks to educate the public about the plight of captive elephants, and pursue elephant-related litigation, legislation, protests, and other measures designed to improve their lives—recounts a childhood replete with animals, including on a family farm in Maine. Read more…

Michael Markarian–executive vice-president of The Humane Society of the United States

Michael Markarian–executive vice-president of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), president of The Fund For Animals and president of The Humane Society Legislative Fund–discusses various aspects of the HSUS undercover investigation at a California slaughter plant Read more…