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Leo Tolstoy wrote that growth of vegetarianism is growth of man's morality

September 8, 11 at 11:29 AM

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Leo Tolstoy wrote that growth of vegetarianism is growth of man's morality

The following selection from Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) is from his article "The First Step": Not long ago I had a talk with a retired soldier, a butcher, and he was...

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San Francisco Activists against live poultry sales sue farmers' market and vendor

sfgate.com | February 1, 11 at 12:25 PM

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San Francisco Activists against live poultry sales sue farmers' market and vendor

What started out at the Heart of the City Farmers' Market as a cultural conflict between animal rights activists trying to block live poultry sales and vendors catering to hundreds of Chinese...

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Happy Cows? Hardly

HuffingtonPost.com | John Robbins | July 14, 10 at 09:33 AM

Read More: Animal rights, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dairy, happy cows, Livestock

Happy Cows?  Hardly

This past week, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill that will essentially prohibit, starting in 2015, any egg from being sold in the state that comes from caged hens. This bill...

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McCartney Bans Meat on Music Tour

April 7, 10 at 09:38 PM

Read More: animal rights, Paul McCartney, Vegetarianism

McCartney Bans Meat on Music Tour

Beatle legend Sir Paul McCartney has banned meat from his latest tour, as he's serving vegetarian meals to all his crewmembers. Macca, as he is fondly called, is taking his 'Up and...

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Lea Michele, Star of GLEE, Makes PETA Public Service Announcement

peta.org | April 7, 10 at 06:33 PM

Read More: Animal rights, Glee, Lea Michele, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Lea Michele, Star of GLEE, Makes PETA Public Service Announcement

=Scroll down for video= Glee cutie Lea Michele is using her impressive pipes to spread the word about animal cruelty in the fur industry. Lea's partnered with People for the Ethical Treatment...

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New Pig-Friendly Children's Book

April 5, 10 at 07:23 AM

Read More: animal rights, books, children, farm sanctuary, granny gomez, jigsaw

New Pig-Friendly Children's Book

Looking for a children's picture book that inspires compassion for farm animals? Granny Gomez & Jigsaw (Disney-Hyperion, 2010) tells the story of a mountain-climbing, drum-playing old woman who adopts a baby pig...

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John Robbins: Julia Child Gave Up Veal (VIDEO)

March 1, 10 at 08:04 PM

Read More: animal rights, john robbins, julia child, veal

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...

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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...

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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...

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Vault.com names Farm Sanctuary a top U.S. internship

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:31 AM

Read More: animal rights, farm sanctuary, internship, pizza, vegan

Vault.com names Farm Sanctuary a top U.S. internship

Vault.com has named Farm Sanctuary as one of the Top 10 Most Unusual Experience Internships in America for 2010. The career intelligence website recognized Farm Sanctuary's unique ability to provide interns with...

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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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Researchers Ask: Are Caged Chickens Miserable? Duh...

ABCNEWS.COM | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | November 19, 09 at 07:40 PM

Read More: animal rights, battery cages, bruce friedrich, chickens, HSUS, PETA

Researchers Ask: Are Caged Chickens Miserable? Duh...

Are cramped chickens crazy chickens? Researchers are trying to answer that question through several studies that intend to take emotions out of an angry debate between animal welfare groups and producers. At...

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If activists are silenced, who speaks for the animals?

PETA | JUSTIN GOODMAN | November 16, 09 at 09:57 PM

Read More: animal enterprises terrorism act, animal rights, cruelty, peta

If activists are silenced, who speaks for the animals?

In the last few years - ever since the passage of the chilling Animal Enterprises Terrorism Act and the implementation of an earlier incarnation of the law - the free speech rights...

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Falcons Player Gets with PETA to Save Animals

SEATTLETIMES.COM | PAUL NEWBERRY | November 12, 09 at 09:01 PM

Read More: animal rights, PETA

Falcons Player Gets with PETA to Save Animals

Here's a change in Atlanta: A Falcons player showing some love for animals. Providing quite a contrast to Michael Vick's gruesome dogfighting operation, tight end Tony Gonzalez and his wife, October, posed...

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Jonathan Safran Foer: Factory Pig Farming Caused Swine Flu

NYTIMES.COM | November 10, 09 at 09:42 AM

Read More: animal rights, ellen, factory farming, health, jonathan safran foer

Jonathan Safran Foer: Factory Pig Farming Caused Swine Flu

Appearing on the Ellen Degeneres Show, the author Jonathan Safran Foer complained about factory farming and blamed it for the proliferation of the H1N1 virus. Until now, debate over the relationship between...

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The Odd Couple -- UPDATE! (VIDEO)

YouTube.com | November 6, 09 at 07:58 AM

Read More: animal rights, elephant, emotions, sanctuary

The Odd Couple -- UPDATE! (VIDEO)

We previously showed you the CBS report about an elephant and a dog who've become lifelong companions. After CBS ran that report, agents, producers -- even Disney Studios -- came calling, asking...

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Jonathan Safran Foer on Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

November 5, 09 at 06:31 PM

Read More: animal rights, eating animals, jonathan safran foer, thanksgiving

Jonathan Safran Foer on Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

After talking with Ellen about his book, "Eating Animals," Jonathan Safran Foer answered questions from Ellen's audience. Watch as he explains why some foods are worse than others -- and what you're...

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Jeff Masson talks about his new book! (VIDEO)

November 4, 09 at 06:38 PM

Read More: animal rights, book review, face on your plate, jeff masson

Jeff Masson talks about his new book! (VIDEO)

On Monday, March 30, 2009, bestselling vegan author JEFFREY MASSON talked about his new book, THE FACE ON YOUR PLATE: The Truth About Food.In this fascinating, wide ranging and entertaining talk, Jeff...

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A Conversation with Jeffrey Masson (VIDEO)

November 4, 09 at 07:36 AM

Read More: animal rights, birds, catalina island, jeff masson

A Conversation with Jeffrey Masson (VIDEO)

Sabrina's Aunt Linda has a beautiful vacation home on Catalina Island outside Los Angeles -- and she very generously allows our brood to crash there when the mood strikes (which in our...

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The Activists' Handbook - Bruce Friedrich (VIDEO)

November 4, 09 at 12:57 AM

Read More: animal rights, book review, bruce friedich, peta, randa nelson

The Activists' Handbook - Bruce Friedrich (VIDEO)

VegViews: Interview with Bruce FriedrichBruce Friedrich directed PETA's influential film "Meet Your Meat." Countless people have been moved by its powerful message, and decided to stop eating animals.Bruce, who is relentless in...

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Daredevil Ducks! (VIDEO)

November 3, 09 at 10:16 PM

Read More: animal rights, ducks, nina nelson, randa nelson

Daredevil Ducks! (VIDEO)

Nina & Randa watch Spokane, WA, banker Joe Armstrong save ducks! Daredevil Ducklings' Death-Defying Swan Dive! ...

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Why I'm Vegan -- Jeff Masson PhD (VIDEO)

November 3, 09 at 09:04 PM

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Why I'm Vegan -- Jeff Masson PhD (VIDEO)

Bestselling authore, Jeffrey Masson, talks about what made him decide to become a vegan. The above is an excerpt from our award-winning documentary, PROCESSED PEOPLE. There is 3.5 hours of fascinating material...

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The Odd Couple (VIDEO)

YouTube - CBS News | October 22, 09 at 06:41 AM

Read More: animal rights, elephants, emotions

The Odd Couple (VIDEO)

Elephants, like people and many other creatures on this planet, seek companionship and often find a friend for life. Sometimes these relationships are quite complex. After watching this video, be sure to...

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John Robbins: Is It Wrong to Eat Animals? (VIDEO)

John Robbins | September 11, 09 at 11:21 PM

Read More: animal rights, John Robbins, processed people, video

John Robbins: Is It Wrong to Eat Animals? (VIDEO)

John Robbins thinks it's wrong to eat animals, on a number of levels. This is an excerpt from the new documentary PROCESSED PEOPLE. For more information and to watch other clips, visit...

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Animals and Their "Destiny"

Stanley M. Sapon PhD | September 11, 09 at 10:38 PM

Read More: animal rights, stanley sapon, vegan

Animals and Their "Destiny"

It is an unquestionable reality that all animals that "render service to humans..." that is, who are used by humans... in any fashion whatsoever, will have their bodies, their genetics, their reproductive...

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