We can learn a great deal comparing the discrimination humans with disabilities face and the discrimination many nonhuman animals face. Examining the ableist perspective shows us how that logic either breaks down as unacceptable – or leads to truly immoral conclusions.
The Humane League released a new campaign video today targeting McDonald’s and their lack of meaningful chicken welfare policies. Why is McDonald’s still falling behind both its competitors and its own welfare commitments?
Horse-drawn carriages are no longer necessary in today’s day and age. Too many horses suffer significantly pulling carriages down busy urban streets and the practice needs to be banned immediately.
While 45 million male chicks can continue to be killed in German egg and poultry industries for now, a new court ruling opens exciting opportunities for expanding and enforcing animal welfare standards.
There are people who are passionate about causes. And then there are people like Priya Sawhney who are willing to put everything on the line for what she believes. This is Priya’s story.
While zoos masquerade as prime exemplars of wildlife conservation efforts, when closely examined they cause the captive animals in modern zoos significantly more suffering and deprivation than well-being and life enrichment.
The footage shows how well prepared the activists are in response to the highly orchestrated animal cruelty happening inside the farm.
While unfortunate in its timing, target, and implementation, the disruption at the MoveOn event raises important questions about how politicians view the treatment of animals. However, the animal rights movement needs to be mindful about its allies and make more friends, not fewer.
The second they entered Excelsior Hog Farm, all 49 Meat the Victims activists knew they would likely face criminal charges. They also knew that they had a moral responsibility to the animals suffering inside.
With New York City, a world fashion capital, finally joining the crop of cities banning the sale of fur, the exploitative fur industry’s days are numbered.