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Video of the Day: In Memory of Joshua

From Collectively Free’s facebook page: Opening with the voice of Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks, the video tells the story of Joshua, a calf killed mere hours after his birth simply because he was a byproduct of the dairy industry. Every year Starbucks alone uses 140 million gallons of cow’s milk for its … Continue reading

Tonight, We Light the Path

Today and tonight, all over the world, activists are taking a stand United for Animal Liberation which involves going to places where animals are being exploited and speaking out against it. Activists will also participate in the online global event called Light The Path. To Light the Path, activists will photograph themselves holding candles in … Continue reading

Author Sonia Faruqi Discusses Her Book “Project Animal Farm”

For Sonia Faruqi, former Wall Street investment banker, her journey investigating animal farms began accidentally when she volunteered at an organic dairy farm. She quickly discovered that the animals weren’t treated as she hoped and expected. Sonia found herself delving deeper into the animal agriculture industry, even managing to gain access to a bob veal … Continue reading

A Brief Talk on Animal Law

The following is a copy of a short presentation that I will be giving at our July potluck and meet up with Direct Action Everywhere. Hi, I’m Rachel. I’m a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, and I’m an admitted attorney in the state of New York. I became admitted this previous September, … Continue reading

It’s not food, it’s violence: Activists disrupt Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

“Activists with Collectively Free and Direct Action Everywhere staged a disruption of a quintessential July 4th pastime – the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. During the awards ceremony, two activists, covered in (fake) blood jumped onto the stage, held signs that read, “Does Taste Justify the Killing?” and “Animals Are Not Ours”, and led a chant, “Are you willing to stop the killing? It’s not food – it’s violence”. NYPD officers then began pushing the group out of the area and into the Nathan’s Famous back alleyway. No arrests were made, and all activists were let go, but there was a definite use of unnecessary violence on the police officers’ part.

Will you join in the path to animal liberation?​”​

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Video of the Day: Collectively Free marches in NYC Pride!

Last Sunday, I participated in NYC’s Pride and marched with activist group Collectively Free (CF). Me and another organizer from Direct Action Everywhere NYC held a DxE sign, “United for Animal Liberation.” No one is free while others are oppressed. Here’s the video from our march, and transcript from c-founder Raffaela’s speak-out. It’s an incredibly … Continue reading