Browsing the "animal rights" Tag

Developing a Taste for Animal Rights: For Our Health, for Our Planet, for Our Future

October 16th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

It’s Blog Action Day, and while I generally cringe at putting my name next to anything promoted as a “blog”, this is a worthy cause as the theme is “inequality.” As someone who has been a vegan and animal rights activist for more than 20 years, writing about inequality in our food system is a no-brainer. It’s an important topic to discuss. From the food deserts, to the high price for healthy food, to the tons of it going into the trash while millions go hungry. But no issue is more pressing and more ignored than eating animals


Moby Explains: the Vegan We’ve Forgotten

March 23rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

To his fans, it's no secret that Moby is a long-time vegan. What's new though is that Rolling Stone published an op-ed by the musician about why he's maintained a vegan diet for twenty-seven years


5 Shocking Secrets About Milk

April 2nd, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

The dairy industry starts marketing to us practically from birth—kids are often exposed to its slick (and misleading) campaign materials at school. By the time we're grown, we may think that we know milk well—but you might want to think twice before stopping at your supermarket's dairy case


Animal Rights Conference 2012 Program Posted!

July 26th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

One more final update before I embark on a nearly week-long journey to the pinnacle of the country (Washington D.C.) to learn about animal rights, activism, and enhance my veganism: Animal Rights Conference 2012 is right around the corner!


California’s Foie Gras Ban: Does It Go Too Far?

July 4th, 2012 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

California's groundbreaking foie gras ban went into effect on Sunday, making it the only municipality in the world to ban the product as well as the production of the deadly dish. (Chicago temporarily banned foie gras in 2006, but the ban was repealed in 2008.) Some of the Golden State's chefs are campaigning to overturn the California ban, but for now, only one state senator, Lois Wolk, is expressing any interest in their cause, and even she will only commit to amending the law to "create an acceptable humane standard for the production of this agricultural product."



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