Animal Issues · Veganism

What is ‘humane washing’?

Almost everyone has heard of free range, cage free, certified humane, free run, or ‘naturally raised’ animal products. Most corporations will state they have a huge commitment to ‘animal welfare.’ Some companies, when exposed for their gruesome practices, like castration without pain relief or gestation crates(stalls so small pregnant pigs cant turn around), they will… Continue reading What is ‘humane washing’?

Activism

Today We Remember Jill Phipps

On February 1st, 1995, 31 year old mother and animal rights activist Jill Phipps was tragically killed while defending animals. She had a long history of defending the voiceless, and even received a suspended prison sentence in 1984 for the raid on Unilever, while she was pregnant no less,  who tortures animals in experiments for their products.… Continue reading Today We Remember Jill Phipps

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The Anita Kranjc Case

Anita Kranjc is the co-founder of Toronto Pig Save, a group who films pigs on their way to slaughter, hosts demonstrations to raise awareness about the atrocities of the slaughterhouse, and gives water to pigs deprived of it during transport to the slaughterhouse, sometimes for days. Canadian law says it is perfectly legal for pigs to… Continue reading The Anita Kranjc Case

Animal Issues · Veganism

Why Do We Pet Cats But Eat Pigs?

Humans are very peculiar creatures. We are very inconsistent. People who rescue dogs and cats or bunnies kill and eat cows and pigs and chickens and fish. Most never think about it. Most humans at least consider themselves animal lovers, if not animal rescuers. While many people have different opinions on what love actually means,… Continue reading Why Do We Pet Cats But Eat Pigs?