On Surreal Lobster Advocacy

Animal Person

I don't agree that the game is "no different than a lobster tank" (at least conceptually--I haven't seen it), but "animal rights activists" should be campaigning for the cessation of the slaughter and consumption of lobsters, shouldn't they? The message I hear is: tormenting animals before you brutally torture and slaughter them is wrong, but brutally torturing and slaughtering them without the preceding torment is okay.

Halal Slaughter Causing a Furor In Quebec

Critter News

Two political parties in Quebec are speaking out about the ritual slaughter of animals, but a Jewish advocacy group is confident that kashrut is not being targeted. The opposition Parti Québécois and the Coalition For Quebec's Future declared their concerns about halal meat, which comes from animals that are slaughtered according to Islamic law. This type of slaughter slams directly against Québécois values," the Parti Québécois said in a statement.

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Proposed Nebraska Legislation Angers Horse Activists

Critter News

Two bills introduced in the Nebraska Legislature are drawing fire from the largest animal advocacy organization in the world. nebraska horses horse slaughterFrom the Lexington Clipper-Herald. click here for the full article. Newcomer to the Legislature Sen. Tyson Larson introduced LB 305 on Wednesday, which would create a state meat inspection program, which would in turn allow horse meat to be transported across state lines.

Why Do Animals Exist?

Creature Talk

Those crops are then largely fed to “food animals&# , which are then slaughtered and fed to humans. Tags: Animal Rights animal advocacy conversations with non-vegans dogs eating habits Factory Farming Farmed Animals humans make a difference pictures questions about veganism

Let’s Catch Up!

Creature Talk

It is a haunting, disturbing, thrilling, and often heartbreaking film about the dolphin trade and consequent slaughter in Japan. Most are abandoned or euthanized, or sometimes sold into slaughter.

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"Educate, Investigate, Liberate"

Animal Person

Showing people what goes on at "free-range" farms, for me, has always been a powerful part of my vegan advocacy efforts because that's always the fall-back position of the person I'm speaking with. (As Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Abolition Animal Rights Pig slaughter Spain Veganism You may know Jose Valle of the International Organization for the Abolition of Animal Slavery, AnimalEquality.

Tom Regan (1938-2017), R.I.P.

Animal Ethics

where 10 billion animals are raised and slaughtered needlessly for food each year, Regan's books remain as relevant today as when they were first published. CAF takes a distinctive approach to animal advocacy: it is the only all-volunteer organization exclusively dedicated to fostering intellectual and artistic expression aimed at furthering awareness of animal rights. Yesterday, the world lost its most powerful voice for animal rights, Tom Regan.

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Listen Today on WALO Radio

Animal Person

The University of Puerto Rico, an "1862" LGU founded in 1900, operates a slaughter facility killing small ruminants -- typically goats and sheep, cattle being large ruminants. Responsible Policies for Animals Members & Friends! Today, March 30th, at 3:00 East Coast time, Susan Soltero of Puerto Rico will interview me live on the air at WALO Radio about Responsible Policies for Animals' 10,000 Years Is Enough campaign to get our universities out of the meat industry!

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Just days before Barbaro was humanely put down, the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act was reintroduced in Congress. In an incredible juxtaposition to the fanfare of Barbaro, more than 100,000 horses were slaughtered last year in the United States and shipped to Europe and Japan for human consumption. Each one of these animals suffered extreme cruel and inhumane conditions in the transportation and slaughter process.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

Would we say these people were slaughtered in a “people friendly” manner? Confinement is confinement, mutilation is mutilation, and slaughter is slaughter. April 9, 2009 The writer is president of United Poultry Concerns, an advocacy group To the Editor: Re “ Humanity Even for Nonhumans ,” by Nicholas D. Kristof (column, April 9): Thank you for this inspiring and enlightening article. Animals raised for food suffer miserably.