American Humane Association has covered up countless animal abuses on movie sets

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter

This makes me sick!

From Slate:

The Hollywood Reporter has a long, stunning investigative article out today called “Animals Were Harmed.” THR journalist Gary Baum presents compelling evidence that the American Humane Association, the nonprofit organization charged with monitoring film and TV productions for animal abuse, has systematically hidden animal deaths in the interest of preserving friendly relations with powerful Hollywood producers.”

In short… The American Humane Association has been playing Hollywood’s bitch for decades – turning a blind eye to the mistreatment and atrocious treatment of animals on movie sets. They’ve even covered up the deaths of countless animals and slapped the “No Animals were harmed during the making of this film” tag on those movies. It’s a long read but it’s absolutely essential, if you have the time that is. Here’s the link.

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