"Change of Heart": New Book about Animal Activism

Critter News

The author is Nick Cooney and he's the Director of The Humane League, an animal advocacy non-profit with offices in Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington DC. We received an email about a new book being released by Lantern Books. It's called "Change Of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change." In the author's words. Change Of Heart provides science-based answers to many questions that are hotly debated among animal activists.

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Are We Much Better than Michael Vick?

Critter News

This is an excellent opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer. This is part of the piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Vick lost millions of dollars in income, spent hard time in prison, and faced public scorn for actions that did not lead to the abuse of one single human being. Let's give the federal prison sentences to athletes who harm humans by beating them or jeopardize their safety by driving drunk.

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A fit Fido

4 The Love Of Animals

Philadelphia, PA—April 2, 2009— According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, approximately 35 percent of the total pet population is overweight or obese. Just as with humans, flaxseed oil is essential for preventing cardiovascular issues. Unlike humans, however, one should administer only the oil form, not the pill form, to your canine sweetheart. HOW TO HAVE ONE FIT & FABULOUS FIDO.

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Moral Vegetarianism, Part 1 of 13

Animal Ethics

He is the author of several books, including Atheism: A Philosophical Justification (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990) and The Case Against Christianity (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991). In recent years another type of justification has been given: vegetarianism has been justified in terms of human suffering, rights, etc. Clearly in our second hypothetical situation, it would be said, it would not be right to kill a human being for food.