It’s absolutely terrible to be a chicken in America. Chickens are not given the same federal protections as other food animals because they are exempt from the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, […]
The Paw Report / Serpent Club
I'm an attorney and animal advocate in New York City. I blog about animal welfare, animal rights, and veganism on The Paw Report, and movies and books on Serpent Club. I enjoy reading, horror films, and photography. One day I'll finish my novel, climb Kilimanjaro and master astrophotography.
This new advertisement from Carl’s JR/Hardee’s reinforces various (and tired) myths of meat eating. In the video, a woman portraying Mystique, the shape-shifter character from X-Men, morphs into a stereotypically attractive white […]
Apologies to my readers– I haven’t been good at blogging lately. I got very busy working three jobs, whittled those down to two, and now I’m down to one. And about to […]
“In the past, we have been saying that everyone needs to drink milk. Now, we are showing what milk does for you.” — Sal Taibi, president of Lowe Campbell Ewald, the advertising firm […]
“They are not unfeeling objects. And what animals feel matters very much as they try to negotiate their lives in a human-dominated and often abusive world, in which they are mere pawns in […]
Animals are sentient beings. They have emotions just like us. Look at the way her penguin friend comes over to empathize with her. I saw this posted on OneGreenPlanet — had to share.
I really can’t believe that in one day, I make two fur posts. Mostly because it’s hard for me to fathom that people are still looking to fur coats as status symbols […]
ABC News posted this photo to their Facebook last night. ABC didn’t blatantly promote the fur coat, but other news sources described the coat as “amazing” (as did this article) and that […]
A very interesting study about cancer and canines is published in the most recent issue of Science, and not just any cancer: the world’s oldest known living cancer: Canine transmissible venereal tumor […]
Last night, I attended a screening of the documentary film “Skin Trade” at Bluestockings Bookstore and Activist Center. I wanted to attend because even though I already boycott fur, I wanted to […]