I’m writing this in response to the recent Daily Mail article, “Waitrose sells ‘guilt-free’ foie gras that avoids force feeding geese by making the delicacy in a lab using the livers of […]
With thanks to the National Link Coalition‘s newsletter, I present a selection of legislation that animal advocates may want to be following. The legislation summaries are courtesy of the National Link Coalition, […]
Recently, animal advocates had cause to celebrate: Starting on March 1, NYC carriage horses will no longer be forced to stand on the 59th Street hack line alongside traffic and car exhaust […]
Should there be a prohibition on feeding birds in NYC parks? I say no. But proposed rule would make it so.
Like many New Yorkers, I’ve had fond experiences of feeding birds and squirrels in public parks. A proposed rule, which would amend § 1-04(g) of Chapter 1 of Title 56 of the […]
Let’s spread the word about why we ditched dairy with the hashtag #WhyIDitchedDairy. It’s Februdairy, which is when activists take over the hashtag to spread information about the dairy industry. I was […]
Hello friends, can you believe it’s now Februdairy 2019? Last year, Februdairy was a campaign by the dairy industry (#TeamDairy on Twitter) to promote dairying and encourage consumption. Activists took over the […]
District Attorney in Maine won’t prosecute lobster processor because he doesn’t think lobsters are animals
Speciesism in action. PETA had recorded secret footage of lobsters being treated inhumanely at a processing plant in Maine. However, the District Attorney for Hancock County won’t prosecute charges because he claims […]
44 wolves killed in Wyoming’s first trophy wolf hunt since 2013 https://t.co/TgagEhAiBI via @IdahoStateJ — NY Wolf Center (@nywolforg) January 27, 2018 In total, 76 wolves were killed in Wyoming in 2017. […]
Today in Speciesism: Why does the Nebraska legislature want to protect animal abusers, but criminalize animal rights activists who use drone photography?
I was going through my Google alert notifications when I came upon “Bill seeks to stop drone use to spy on people, harass cows“, an article written by Grant Schulte. The headline […]
As you may know, throughout this past year I blogged the nonfiction book, Dogland. Dogland, written by Jacki Skole, investigates the American shelter system and rescue efforts, looking for answers on how […]