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Dairy industry is shook! Outrageous legislation, shocking lobby spending, and more.

The dairy industry thinks consumers are confused about plant-based milk products. Could they be right? Readers, maybe it’s time we had the talk. In case you don’t know, products like “soy milk,” “almond milk,” and “cashew milk” do not come from cows. Cows only produce cow milk. No soya, almond, or cashew were forcibly impregnated … Continue reading

Video of the Day: Truth Matters: DxE Investigators Expose “Humane” Fraud at Whole Foods

Direct Action Everywhere recently investigated a “humane” farm which supplies eggs to retailers such as Whole Foods. As you will see in the video, the chickens who were at this farm are suffering. One chicken in particular is in very bad shape, and the investigators decide to rescue her. They named her Mei Hua. I … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

Today’s news brought to you by a rabbit… Why? Scroll to find out! Dogs A PAINFUL REALITY: Nebraska among top states with dog breeders who neglect their animals. “Regulation alone cannot put an end to puppy mills. They will end for good only when consumers stop buying their puppies and insist on dealing only with … Continue reading

Monday News Grab Bag!

A collection of various news articles concerning animal law, the environment, health, and more, collected from around the web. Continue reading

Summer Book Series: Thoughts & Response to “Animals Matter” by Marc Bekoff

An overview and response to the Introduction of Marc Mekoff’s book, “Animals Matter.” Continue reading

Quote of the Day: “Domesecration”

“Domesecration is the systemic practice of violence in which social animals are enslaved and biologically manipulated, resulting in their objectification, subordination, and oppression. “Through domesecration, many species of animals that lived on the earth for millions of years, including several species of large, sociable Eurasian mammals, came to be regarded as mere objects, their very … Continue reading

My Interview With the Filmmakers of “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret”: Animal Agriculture’s Devastating Impact On Our Planet

There is one single industry destroying the planet more than any other, and yet the world’s major environmental organizations do not want to discuss it. The upcoming documentary film “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” will expose the impact animal agriculture has on global warming, species extinction, water pollution, and more. The Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra … Continue reading

Photo of the Day: The Power of Naming

I came across this advertisement from Wisconsin Cheese: What’s in a name? This advertising campaign wants consumers to name their grilled cheese. Giving a unique name to this product is doing two things: The first thing it’s doing is reinforcing the status quo. When we name something, we have authority and power over it. The … Continue reading

The media wants you to consume more chicken. Don’t listen to them!

Every day I read headlines or articles (literally every day: I receive Google Alerts for “beef”) and I am constantly coming across articles in which there is a strong push for consumers to consume more poultry: If this keeps up for much longer, chicken is going to be what’s for dinner. With the price of … Continue reading

It’s Even Worse Than Usual To Be a Chicken

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, which dictates how our food animals are killed. This is shocking, especially in light of the fact that chickens make up over 90% … Continue reading