PETA http://wfpl.org en PETA Accuses Top Trainer of Abuses at Churchill Downs, Saratoga Springs http://wfpl.org/post/peta-accuses-top-trainer-abuses-churchill-downs-saratoga-springs <p>One of the most successful trainers in horse racing history is being accused of mistreating horses.</p><p>People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or <a href="http://www.peta.org/">PETA</a>, filed the complaints after its undercover staff captured video of what its describing as &nbsp;unethical and cruel practices being administered to horses at Churchill Downs and Saratoga Springs in New York.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/9TJVA2lwW4A" width="560"></iframe></p><p></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:29:15 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8929 at http://wfpl.org PETA Accuses Top Trainer of Abuses at Churchill Downs, Saratoga Springs Proposal to Outlaw Covert Videotaping at Farms, Factories Clears Indiana House Panel http://wfpl.org/post/proposal-outlaw-covert-videotaping-farms-factories-clears-indiana-house-panel <p></p><p>Taking videos and photos at Indiana farms and factories without permission would be a crime under a proposal endorsed by a state House committee.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bill sponsor Rep. Bill Friend says the Senate-passed measure is aimed at stopping overzealous activists from defaming farms and businesses with misleading covert videos or photos.</span></p><p>Opponents have raised concerns that it would prevent exposure of misconduct such as the mistreatment of workers or animal cruelty.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:35:11 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 4723 at http://wfpl.org Proposal to Outlaw Covert Videotaping at Farms, Factories Clears Indiana House Panel