Many communities address their feral cat problem with dated solutions–only to be disappointed by the same results over and over again. It’s time they realized they don’t have to kill cats to control the feral population.
The commitment not to eat meat for one day each week can be portrayed as a culture war, meant to spark a bigger societal shift against meat consumption. In at least one sense, Meatless Monday’s critics are right.
Environmentally friendly consumers are trading out red meat, which is notoriously high in greenhouse gas emissions, for chicken and fish. They should think twice.
The cow is considered sacred in Hinduism, but India’s growing cow protection movement has less to do with animal welfare than with vigilante violence towards the lowest-caste members of society.
Eco-conscious grocery stores like Whole Foods claim their meat is “humane.” The certification is supposed to signify that the animal was slaughtered humanely, but there’s no such thing as humane slaughter.
The bill, AB 44, would ban the sale of all fur goods across the state, carrying momentum from city-wide bans in California’s two largest metropolitan areas.