(Quartz) Donald Trump’s rise has fueled support for Hillary Clinton from all kinds of sources: The Atlantic, which has only endorsed two other candidates in the past, Glamour magazine, an array of of traditionally conservative newspapers, not to mention the scores of Republican politicians. The latest unusual organization to say “I’m with Her” is the political arm of the Humane Society, an animal rights organization that hopes to convince pet owners of all stripes that a Trump presidency “would be a threat to animals everywhere.”
The endorsement by the Humane Society Legislative Fund, which was published on Oct. 5, and first noticed by The Hill, is written by Michael Markarian, the president of the group.
One ticket has a clear, compelling record of support for animal protection, while the other has assembled a team of advisors and financial supporters tied in with trophy hunting, puppy mills, factory farming, horse slaughter, and other abusive industries.
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