Big Cat Rescue and The Humane Society of The United States
Many people seem to be unaware of Big Cat Rescue's close association with the notorious animal rights organization known as The Humane Society of The United States.
What do Big Cat Rescue and the Humane Society of The United States (HSUS) have in common? For starters, they’re both animal rights organizations that rake in millions of dollars and are notorious for their underhanded methods of manipulating the public through campaigns of misinformation.
So how are Big Cat Rescue and the HSUS connected? Through our research, we have discovered that Big Cat Rescue has spent tens of thousands of dollars sponsoring an animal rights conference called Taking Action For Animals (TAFA), an event created and organized by the HSUS.
It seems as though the whole point of sponsoring TAFA is to get exposure for your brand. That is evident just by taking a look at the pricing brochures. Depending on how much you're willing to spend, you can have your organization's name and logo plastered everywhere and we mean everywhere, including a subway billboard in Washington D.C.:
Digging a little deeper, we managed to find out that Carole Baskin, CEO of Big Cat Rescue, and Wayne Pacelle, CEO of the HSUS, are former colleagues.
In an article published on Big Cat Rescue's website, Carole Baskin mentions how she and Wayne both serve on the board of Humane USA (emphasis added):
It's interesting to know that Wayne was a co-founder of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. According to The Center for Responsive Politics, Carole Baskin has contributed thousands of thousands of dollars to the legislative fund, presumably with her own money.
2016 (*$25,000) DIAMOND
2014 ($25,000) DIAMOND
2012 ($12,000) DIAMOND
2011 ($2,500) SILVER
2010 ($1,000) BRONZE
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