A MUST LISTEN: this episode of MeatBusters features @AdeoyeOwolewa, Dem candidate for DC Representative. Hear about why he went #vegan, his priorities for animals and food justice, and his challenge to the animal rights community. And then go #VOTE
Tag: Animal Rights
Most of the nine billion chickens who are factory-farmed every year in the U.S. never see the sky.https://sentientmedia.org/new-study-confirms-inhumane-breeding-of-modern-broiler-chickens/
“We see these horrible & preventable tragedies repeatedly & must pass the Big Cat Public Safety Act. Stop public contact with wild animals!”- Kate MacFall, FL state director for Humane Society.https://twitter.com/HSUSNews/status/1321839703075753985
Congress moves to strengthen the fight against wildlife trafficking, an industry that threatens the survival of so many wildlife species and poses serious global security and public risks.
Slaughterhouses have consistently been the largest COVID-19 outbreak sites in the world. If this was any other industry it would be shut down. Our selfish food choices kill animals, exploited workers and their families, and put us all at risk.
“In a groundbreaking decision, the Islamabad High Court in Pakistan has recognized that animals have legal rights and are entitled to protection under the nation’s constitution.” Read more via ALDF:https://twitter.com/WeAnimals/status/1321050158285656066
Pictured here is an Eastern grey kangaroo and her joey who survived the 2020 bushfires in Mallacoota. Today, on #WorldKangarooDay, organizations worldwide join forces to highlight the plight of one of Australia’s most iconic animals. Find out more here: http://worldkangarooday.orghttps://twitter.com/WeAnimals/status/1320092699941220353
This we know: Addressing many of society’s greatest problems—from hunger and pollution to deforestation and the chronic disease epidemic—requires changing the way our world eats. Our current food system is fragile and unsustainable.
And as it turns out, it’s bad for farmers too.
There are millions of unadopted animals in shelters, right now. Please don’t buy from breeders and pet stores.
BIG WIN FOR PUPPIES: Our 2017 investigation of NYC pet store Chelsea Kennel Club revealed that the store failed to care for ailing animals & knowingly sold sick puppies. The former operator of this pet store has been ordered to pay nearly $4 million in fines and restitution.