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PETA … New Orleans Saints defensive
tackle Sedrick Ellis and his dog Max ask everyone to make a plan for caring for their animals during natural
Once again, an accident on a factory farm has claimed thousands of animal lives. A drunken man shut off the power to
three buildings that were packed with chickens, killing all 70,000 birds inside. You can help them: Go vegan!
How to solve the worldwide water
shortage brought on by the exploding population? Scientists agree: Ditch water-wasting meat.
Raising animals for food also wastes a
substantial amount of land, energy, and crops. If we're going to throw away as much as 40 percent
of the food we buy, shouldn't we at least buy plant-based foods, which don't waste natural
Yet another thing vegetarian and vegan
diets have been proved to help limit: postmenopausal weight gain.
John Galliano has been stripped of the Legion d'Honneur medal that France awarded him for his
haute couture work, though the work itself was disgraceful as well since it included
the skins of countless animals
who were killed for their fur.
of Ringling trainers' beating animals? Help stop it by organizing a demonstration when Ringling comes to your town.
The perfect way to end the week: Check
out the video of Ben the
Bear, who, after years of effort by PETA, is finally free of his barren cage at a dirty roadside zoo. Ben will now spend his days exploring the beautiful and spacious wildlife
sanctuary that is his new home, splashing in a pool for the first time in his
life. Just try not to get misty-eyed.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.