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HSUS, Indiana Attorney General & Garwood Raid Update

New developments on the story of the Garwood dogs, the HSUS and the Indiana Attorney General.  Who says there is justice for all?  It doesn’t appear to be the Indiana Attorney General’s Office Tune In AR-HR.com Indiana Dog Raid Update on Blog Talk Radio Date / Time: 8/15/2009 6:00 PM ET Call-in Number: (347) 838-9842 […]

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HSUS, Indiana Attorney General & Garwood Raid Update (Transcript Added)

New developments on the story of the Garwood dogs, the HSUS and the Indiana Attorney General.  Who says there is justice for all?  It doesn’t appear to be the Indiana Attorney General’s Office Tune In AR-HR.com Indiana Dog Raid Update on Blog Talk Radio Date / Time: 8/15/2009 6:00 PM ET Call-in Number: (347) 838-9842 […]

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In light of recent documentation obtained regarding the seizing and sale of dogs in Southern Indiana, the question must be raised, “What is Indiana State Rep. Linda Lawson’s involvement in this situation?” Reported in a previous article by AR-HR.com, Rep. Linda Lawson was seen participating in the June 2, 2009 seizure of dogs from the […]

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HSUS Buys Dogs Under ‘Do Not Disperse’ Order from Indiana AG’s Office

  It has come to light how the Humane Society of the United States gained possession of the dogs from the Indiana jeopardy tax assessment raid.  On June 3, 2009, the HSUS purchased all 241 of dogs seized from the Garwood’s farm in Indiana for the grand total of $300 as shown in page 1 […]

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In a brief update, it appears AR-HR.com is not the only organization asking about due process in regards to the Garwood raid.  The Garwood tax-related case, which resulted in the seizure of 241 dogs, went before Judge H. Lloyd Whitis in Harrison County, Indiana on Wednesday July 22, 2009. The Attorney General’s office is arguing that the […]

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In the AR-HR.com article published on June 11, 2009, “Why is Indiana Attorney General Zoeller Ignoring Citizen Inquiries into Handling of Tax Evasion Case“, a number of questions were posed regarding the conduct of the AG’s office were raised: Why has property seized by the state of Indiana been handed over to an organization predominantly involved in […]

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Concerns have been swirling regarding circumstances surrounding the seizure of dogs from a dog breeding operation in Maukport, Indiana.   By media reports, although the grounds for the removal of the dogs from the property owner was owed sales taxes, the dogs have also been reported turned over to the HSUS  (Humane Society of the United […]

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Its been a long road since the Indiana Attorney General’s office seized 240 dogs from Breezy Valley Dairy farm by leveraging a jeopardy tax assessment against the Garwood family. The judgement is in and as damning to the office of the AG as we’ve been saying all along. Result? Judgement in favor of the Garwoods, […]

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Its been a long road since the Indiana Attorney General’s office seized 240 dogs from Breezy Valley Dairy farm by leveraging a jeopardy tax assessment against the Garwood family.  The judgement is in and as damning to the office of the AG as we’ve been saying all along. Result? Judgement in favor of the Garwoods, […]

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I wanted to take this opportunity to say farewell to Sheila Leonard of Indiana; dedicated AKC Australian Shepherd breeder, animal ownership rights activist and friend.  Sheila passed away last week from pancreatic cancer. Sheila was a rare member of the AKC breeding community.  She truly recognized the scope of animal ownership related legislation sweeping through […]

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It appears that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is not above learning from those it has targeted. On April 27, 2010 the HSUS filed a ‘color of Law’ suit against Ohio Secretary of State, Jennifer Brunner, in conjunction with Michigan lawyer Beatrice M Friedlander.  The basis for the  alleging Ms. Friedlander’s rights […]

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Citizens of Indiana be grateful!  Representatives Lawson and Barnes have decided to be ‘reasonable’.  They have decided to respect the Governor’s mandate to “not make this recession worse by adding one cent to the tax burden of our fellow citizens”, by removing the $25 tax from HB1258. Evidently the rights of families working in the […]

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Near the end of 2009, the Sportsmen’s and Animal Owners’ Voting Alliance (SAOVA) started leading a campaign calling for the IRS to investigate the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) over potential violations of the terms of HSUS’ 501c(3) tax exempt status. (informally referred to as the campaign to Spay/Neuter the HSUS) The first […]

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Save the Dogs, Screw the Children!  That appears to be the theme of Indiana House Bill 1258, introduced by Indiana Reps. Lawson  and Barnes on January 12, 2010.  Just examine this section of HB1258, tacked into the bottom of the synopsis. “Makes promoting an animal fighting contest a predicate offense under the racketeering statute. Makes […]

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