Phoenix Restaurant Serves Lion Burgers

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Followup: Witherspoon Will Stop Carrying Python Purse

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She's supposedly a vegetarian and is friends with Walk the Line co-star Joaquin Phoenix who is a huge animal rights activist and vegan. I don't know what she's going to do with it, but at least she'll stop carrying it. I still don't understand what she was doing. She knew it was an animal skin.and she spent $4,000 on it? CRAZY! PETA is very happy. california python entertainment exotic skins snakes

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University of Arizona Gets Grant for Animal Lab

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The University of Arizona College of Medicine won a $15 million federal stimulus grant to build a facility for research animals in downtown Phoenix. It will be located next to the planned health sciences education building at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. Another Arizona story! They are certainly on the animal research kick. From the Arizona Daily Star.

DMX Back in Jail

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But, he failed to appear in court Friday morning, which prompted a Phoenix judge issue a bench warrant for his arrest. Seems he has a hard time making court dates. DMX is facing drug-possession, identity-theft and animal-cruelty charges. He was due in court last week for a status hearing on his upcoming trial related to the aforementioned charges.

"Earthlings" Available as Audio Book

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"Earthlings" is a film about animal abuse narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. The film, which is narrated by Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix and features music by platinum-selling recording artist Moby, would take another six years to complete because of the difficulty in obtaining footage within these industries. I've never watched it, but heard it talked about on a vegan podcast. It's supposed to be so intense, it turns people into vegans (Ellen DeGeneres for one.)

Water Worries—How We're Drugging Other Species

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Orlando; Dallas; and Phoenix have tested positive for an array of pharmaceuticals — analgesics, antibiotics, antidepressants, antihistamines, anti-hypertension drugs and anti-seizure medications. People used to worry that water fluoridation programs were part of a Communist plot. Today, people have to worry about much more than fluoride in their water.

From Today's New York Times

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Lesley Lee Phoenix, Jan. To the Editor: “ Company’s Record on Treatment of Beef Is Called Into Question ” (front page, Dec. 31): Would the average American have believed that hamburgers were treated with ammonia to remove salmonella and E. coli (or, in many cases, not remove them)? An earlier article recounted an E. coli outbreak traced to Cargill (“ The Burger That Shattered Her Life ,” front page, Oct.

From the Animal Rights Action Network re: Greyhounds

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Check out Earthlings , the award winning video narrated by Hollywood actor Joaquin Phoenix. Brief commentary follows this e-mail I received regarding greyhounds, animal rights and Ireland. Dear ARAN Members, I remember as a young child throwing stones and sticks at a terrified greyhound that slept in a back shed a few blocks from where I live.