Rutherford County Schools

September 14, 2022 By JAMES EVANSRutherford County Schools Outside the school on the Homer Pittard campus on Friday morning, there was a scene that some might call eerie. It started with a group of proud kindergarten students, followed by…

“He’s just the best dog”

By COLLEEN CURRAN, Richmond Times-DispatchRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Annette Marchioli first adopted Gracie, a 4-year-old beagle rescued from the Envigo breeding facility, she was so shy and scared she was shaking and losing handfuls of…

Calls pour in to animal shelters

With the heavy rains, animal shelters across the city have received an increased number of calls about abandoned and abandoned animals. Sudha Narayanan, Founder of CARE (Charlie's Animal Rescue Centre), says, “Our managers are carefully…

Animal Welfare in the Bible

Often when I read Christian arguments for animal welfare, they quote the Old Testament. For example, they describe the Garden of Eden as a vegan paradise, which they consider to be God's ideal. Christian anti-speciesists seem to quote…