From the blog Britannica, a look at a few major issues facing voters today, with each of the candidates’ takes:
Britannica’s Advocacy for Animals site has provided a guide to the views of the U.S. presidential and vice-presidential candidates on issues related to the environment and animal welfare. Following is a summary of the voting records, official acts, and public statements of Senator John McCain, Senator Barack Obama, Governor Sarah Palin, and Senator Joe Biden on drilling, mining, and energy conservation and development; animal welfare, including the protection of endangered or threatened species; global warming; and environmental conservation. We’ll offer this guide in four parts, one post daily on each of these four topics.
Animal Welfare (including the protection of endangered or threatened species)