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About mcbarlow5

37-year-old working mom in KY

My animal evolution (& Ky’s lack thereof)

Let me preface this work by saying that I am not vegan. I grew up on a farm. I do not fish or hunt, but I’m not diametrically opposed to those who do, if they do so legally. Those statements … Continue reading

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SJR 18 passes

Now that Republican senators have caved and voted along party lines to pass SJR 18, which will allow the killing of bear and wolf cubs in dens in Alaska, they should probably fear the day they may meet this man. … Continue reading

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Ky General Assembly helps law enforcement animals, but hurts assistance animals serving people with disabilities

K9, search & rescue and narcotics and bomb-detection dogs will soon have a little more protection thanks to a new law passed by the legislature. Currently if a service animal, including a K9 or disability assistance animal, is killed or … Continue reading

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Kentucky legislature setting the stage for the slaughter of horses with SB 139

Originally posted on Tuesday's Horse:
FRANKFORT, KY — Kentucky is marketed as the Horse Capital of the World, the State with “unbridled spirit”, as seen in its logo. Tragically, this unbridled spirit does not extend to the safety, well-being…

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What do I care?

As you may have heard, Richard Berman, spearhead of the Harvest Project, who has for financial gain run campaigns against MADD and HSUS, is airing a Super Bowl commercial blasting HSUS. If you are a fellow animal advocate/rescuer, you may … Continue reading

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post-election pause

Well, the election is long over, so you either don’t care, are overjoyed and waiting for America to be great again, or are like me and just now recovering from the shock of having the first orange president instead of … Continue reading

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2016 Ky 3A Bourbon County marching band champions!

I haven’t posted much lately, partially because I have been busy this fall following and cheering on my son’s band. It has been worth it though. This weekend they were the state champs in their class for the year. Their … Continue reading

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Ky animal survey

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KF898RJ Please take our Ky animal legislative survey! Please choose the answers that most apply. Thanks!

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The Moron’s Case For Hillary Clinton…because some of you really are that stupid.

Had to share! An old colleague and I were having breakfast this morning when he looked up at the news (I can’t remember which network …MSNBC, I think) and noticed a split screen of Donald Trump and Hillary Clint… Source: The Moron’s … Continue reading

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Vote!

With election day right around the corner, it’s time to consider candidates’ stands on animal welfare issues! Here are survey results from a survey sent by KVFA to all candidates for Ky state legislature and federal congressional seats. Unfortunately we … Continue reading

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