Written by Paula Moore
Earlier this week,
a federal appeals court ruled to uphold a Texas law that requires doctors to describe ultrasounds and play audio of the fetal
heartbeat to women seeking abortions.
No matter where you
stand on abortion, we hope you'll appreciate the billboard that we'll be
erecting in Austin, Texas.
After all, the meat
industry is responsible for immense suffering—from
castration without painkillers to animals who are shackled and have their throat slit, sometimes while fully conscious—and billions of deaths,
which is about as anti-life as it gets. In contrast, a vegan saves 100 lives a year in addition to reducing his or her risk of
dying prematurely from many of our nation's top killers, including heart disease and cancer. Now that's
pro-life by any definition!
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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.