Those who read about my journey in the last year toward coming to Animal Place know that I was also on a road toward midwifery education. Last March when I was gearing up for a career catching babies I never … Continue reading
Butterflies Katz, who runs the blog Veganism: A Truth Whose Time Has Come, recently hosted a short essay writing contest called “Why I Will Always Be Vegan.” My essay was one of the 50 winners! Here it is: Why I … Continue reading
“As the name ‘live-stock’ suggests, lives brought into the factory farming system are made into commodities, and it takes quite the process to convert a living being into a thing.”
Read all about it here: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/the-life-of-a-factory-farmed-cow/
Be sure to check out the resources under the video for more information!
By Jane Legge
Eat the creatures killed for sale,
But never pull the pussy’s tail.
Eat the flesh from “filthy hogs”
But never be unkind to dogs.
Grow up into double-think —
Kiss the hamster; skin the mink.
Never think of slaughter, dear,
That’s why animals are here.
They only come on earth to die,
So eat your meat, and don’t ask why.
“[T]he human appetite for animal flesh is a driving force behind virtually every major category of environmental damage now threatening the human future—deforestation, erosion, fresh water scarcity, air and water pollution, climate change, biodiversity loss, social injustice, the destabilization of … Continue reading
I had the privilege of attending Esther the Wonder Pig‘s 2nd birthday party in July. “For a group of dedicated animal lovers and advocates, this party was truly a dream come true. Enjoying the company of others working to spread … Continue reading