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We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704


Needless Kill

Letter to the Editor, November 28, 2012

Tuckahoe, N.Y.: It is not a proud moment when an animal who has harmed no one is needlessly killed (“Fury after skinny three-legged bear is shot” (, Nov. 23). This animal, known to locals as harmless and merely looking for food, deserved the same consideration as any harmless being on this planet. If our humanity is judged by how we treat other inhabitants of this Earth, we leave much to be desired.

Kiley Blackman

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