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Israel debates move to ban fur trade

CNN.COM | March 17, 10 at 08:57 AM

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Israel debates move to ban fur trade

It started with a graphic documentary on Israeli TV showing cats and dogs being skinned alive for their fur. The program also reported some clothes claiming to be made of synthetic fur were in fact made of real pelt. Legislation...

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USDA veterinarian testimony: Meat production barbaric, inhumane

examiner.com | Jean-Pierre Ruiz | March 13, 10 at 08:54 AM

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USDA veterinarian testimony: Meat production barbaric, inhumane

In testimony before the US House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Dr. Dean Wyatt testified as to how the agency supports unhealthy practices at the national slaughterhouses and endangers the nation's meat food supply. Dr. Wyatt, a public health supervisory...

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John Robbins: Julia Child Gave Up Veal (VIDEO)

March 1, 10 at 08:04 PM

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John Robbins: Julia Child Gave Up Veal (VIDEO)

Bestselling author John Robbins describes taking famed chef Julia Child to a veal farm. Child, who pooh-poohed vegetarianism, saw first hand the horrible condition the animals were kept in.This is a short excerpt from John Robbins' presentation at the VegSource...

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Free the killer whale

CNN.COM | JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL | February 26, 10 at 09:49 AM

Read More: animal rights, killer whale, sea world, wild animals in captivity

Free the killer whale

Jane Velez-Mitchell hosts "Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell," a topical event-driven show with a wide range of viewpoints that airs every night on HLN at 7 p.m. ET. An animal activist, she is a member of the board of Animal Cruelty...

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Lawmakers Consider an Animal Abuse Registry

NYTIMES.COM | JESSE McKINLEY | February 23, 10 at 04:13 PM

Read More: animal abuse, animal legal defense fund, animal rights, legislation

Lawmakers Consider an Animal Abuse Registry

EDITOR'S NOTE: Will the animal abusers list include people who eat animals??   SAN FRANCISCO -- California may soon place animal abusers on the same level as sex offenders by listing them in an online registry, complete with their home...

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Italian TV Host: Cat Stew is Delicious

CBSNEWS.COM | February 17, 10 at 02:06 PM

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Italian TV Host: Cat Stew is Delicious

Italian state TV has suspended a cooking show host who shocked the nation by saying cat stew is a Tuscan delicacy he swears he has enjoyed many times. RAI TV confirmed on Wednesday that it had suspended Beppe Bigazzi,...

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Can Animals Cry?

psychologytoday.com | Jeffrey Masson | February 8, 10 at 03:15 PM

Read More: animals, cruelty, emotions, jeffrey masson, vegan outreach

Can Animals Cry?

Watching the American Kennel Club/Eukanuba National Championship on TV two nights ago, my husband and I marveled at the beautiful dogs striding and sleeking around the stadium. "Look how happy that guy looks," my husband said of the Siberian husky....

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Temple Grandin: Savant or Professional Killer?

alicia graef | February 7, 10 at 09:08 AM

Read More: animal welfare, animals make us human, hbo, humane slaughter, jeffrey masson, slaughter, temple grandin

 Temple Grandin: Savant or Professional Killer?

On February 6, HBO will be airing a made-for-television biopic about Temple Grandin, who is acclaimed for her work in autism and designing humane handling facilities for cattle. Beloved by many, Grandin, who is autistic herself, was one of the...

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7th Grader Mimi Ausland's FreeKibble.com Feeds Thousands Of Hungry Animals

tonic.com | Diane Herbst | February 7, 10 at 05:46 AM

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7th Grader Mimi Ausland's FreeKibble.com Feeds Thousands Of Hungry Animals

Another miraculous story from the "One Person Can Do So Much" department. Thirteen-year-old Mimi Ausland created FreeKibble.com in April 2008. The site functions similarly to FreeRice.com and GiveVaccines.org, which use online ad revenue to purchase supplies which are then donated....

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Ohio group taking steps to protect farm animals

farmsanctuary.org | February 1, 10 at 05:20 PM

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Ohio group taking steps to protect farm animals

Ohioans for Humane Farms submitted a petition--including signatures from Ohio voters in 48 counties, demonstrating broad and regionally diverse support--to Ohio's Attorney General in support of placing an anti-cruelty measure on the statewide November ballot. The proposed measure would allow...

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Undercover Videos Show Ugly Realities Behind the Scenes of 'Factory Dairy Farms'

January 26, 10 at 10:09 AM

Undercover Videos Show Ugly Realities Behind the Scenes of 'Factory Dairy Farms'

Undercover videos produced by animal rights groups are fueling a debate over the need for new laws to regulate the treatment of American dairy cows. The graphic videos include one made inside a huge New York dairy operation where cows...

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MFA asks 'Why love one but eat the other'

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:25 AM

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MFA asks 'Why love one but eat the other'

Mercy For Animals (MFA) has launched a month-long pro-vegetarian bus ad campaign in Boston. The ads feature cute baby animals and read, "Why love one but eat the other? Choose Compassion. Choose Vegetarian. Pigs, cows, and chickens experience pain, suffering,...

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Sweden Allows Wolf Hunting After 45 Year Ban

treehugger.com | January 4, 10 at 09:41 AM

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Sweden Allows Wolf Hunting After 45 Year Ban

For the government of Sweden, having 237 wolves in the entire nation is a few too many. The wolves were nearly made extinct by hunting in Scandinavia until the activity was banned in the mid 60s. But now, after 45...

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Scientists: Treat dolphins as 'persons'

timesonline.co.uk | Jonathan Leake | January 3, 10 at 03:34 PM

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Scientists: Treat dolphins as 'persons'

Dolphins have been declared the world's second most intelligent creatures after humans, with scientists suggesting they are so bright that they should be treated as "non-human persons". Studies into dolphin behaviour have highlighted how similar their communications are to those...

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House of Blues to serve only cage-free eggs

Daelyn Fortney | January 3, 10 at 08:48 AM

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House of Blues to serve only cage-free eggs

Starting January 1, House of Blues will serve only cage-free eggs to customers ordering from the dining menu. This groundbreaking initiative will have a large impact as the live music restaurant uses more than 2 million eggs each year. The...

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Humane Society calls for downer pig ban from food supply

Daelyn Fortney | December 9, 09 at 10:27 AM

Humane Society calls for downer pig ban from food supply

CNN's Nicole Lapin recently reported on the Humane Society's efforts to get downer pigs banned from the food supply. Downer pigs are classified as animals that are too injured or too sick to walk. In Lapin's report, Dr. Michael Greger,...

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Jonathan Safran Foer: American Terrorist?

huffpost.com | Mikko Alanne | December 1, 09 at 08:32 AM

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Jonathan Safran Foer: American Terrorist?

The laudable work done by bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer in revealing deplorable conditions of farm animals -- is illegal and constitutes terrorism. With the publication of Jonathan Safran Foer's captivating and powerful book, Eating Animals, much has been said...

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Hunting: Killing Them, With Kindness

Kevin Rooney | November 25, 09 at 05:51 AM

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 Hunting: Killing Them, With Kindness

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Vegans throw a party for Orland turkeys

SACBEE.COM | Gina Kim | November 22, 09 at 08:43 PM

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Vegans throw a party for Orland turkeys

ORLAND - The pumpkin was a hit. The fruit salad and cranberries did well. The stuffing was so-so. Overall, a Thanksgiving dinner hosted by an animal-rights group Saturday for 16 turkeys was devoid of leftovers, equating an overwhelming success. Located...

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Is it wrong to kill animals for human consumption?

NYTIMES.COM | GARY STEINER | November 22, 09 at 10:51 AM

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Is it wrong to kill animals for human consumption?

LATELY more people have begun to express an interest in where the meat they eat comes from and how it was raised. Were the animals humanely treated? Did they have a good quality of life before the death that turned...

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