Old news: Richard Conniff’s March 23rd op-ed in the New York Times, in which he used his experience of losing a cat he cared for as an opportunity to misrepresent TNR, and vilify animal welfare organizations that support it. Although Conniff’s piece lacks the kind of focus one expects from an op-ed in the Times, it’s clear to anybody familiar with the issue: he’s using all the familiar “science” and scaremongering to justify lethal roundups.
And like so many others who have taken the same position, Conniff is happy to talk about anything except the evidence that lethal methods can do the trick.
The reason, of course, is because such evidence doesn’t exist. Read more