Author: Nina Jackel

About The Author

Nina Jackel

Nina Jackel is an activist and journalist whose work has previously appeared in USA Today, Opposing Views, Houston Chronicle and many other publications. She founded Lady Freethinker to provide news about issues affecting human rights, animal rights and environmental protection.

Animal Advocacy Group to CNN: Stop Promoting Animal Cruelty on ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’

Last Chance for Animals calls for an end to Bourdain’s glorified animal torture A docu-video released by Last Chance for Animals (LCA) urges the public to sign a petition asking cable giant CNN to stop promoting animal cruelty on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown in the wake of numerous instances of animal abuse and torture chronicled in the hour-long show. The show, which CNN has aired for eight seasons, highlights Mr. Bourdain’s visits to exotic destinations and uncovers lesser-known cultures and cuisine as seen through the lens of the renowned chef and author. Traveling the world and extolling the virtues...

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Another Baby Dolphin Dies for Tourist Selfies

In yet another case of tourists killing wildlife for selfies, a baby dolphin has died at the grabby hands of humans who refused to just let the animal be. The young dolphin was reportedly dragged from the ocean by beachgoers in San Bernardo, Argentina, who crowded around the victim to “pet” it. Sadly, the dolphin was no match for the throng of selfie-snapping people, and did not survive. A statement from nonprofit World Animal Protection comments on the incident: “This is a tragic and senseless death and sadly shows some people’s focus on obtaining an animal selfie rather than...

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Ringling Bros Circus – ‘Cruelest Show on Earth’ – Finally Ends!

Last Chance for Animals instrumental for over 35 years in this historic closure of cruelty for circus animals After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, owned by Feld Entertainment, has announced they are closing down; the last circus show will be in May 2017. For decades, LCA has been in the forefront of undercover investigations and nonstop protests that garnered international attention exposing the severe animal cruelty that Ringling tried so desperately to hide. Ringling’s CEO, Kenneth Feld, sent one of his own investigators, Steve Kendall, to spy on LCA President & Founder Chris DeRose. That...

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