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Category Archives: Animal rights
Animal Rights, IRS Wrongs? Is IRS official and Humane Society supporter Lois Lerner squelching IRS review of the Humane Society?
Tangled Web: PETA hits Chris Christie for killing spider; Meanwhile spider bite alleged to kill metal band guitarist
Perhaps Christie wasn’t as “thoughtless” as PETA claims. Continue reading
This Earth Day, the Center for Biological Diversity is celebrating endangered species at 20 events in 13 states across the country. More than 15,000 condoms will be distributed in colorful packages (with artwork by Roger Peet) that feature species threatened by unsustainable human population growth, including the Florida panther and leatherback sea turtle.
They must be expecting an interesting day…
Possibly in a Petri dish, but not in any human so far. This dubious and irresponsible claim is not a reason to stop medical experimentation on animals. Continue reading
Infanticide advocate Pete Singer to speak. Said babies aren’t people until 1 month-old. Continue reading
Sounds like there will be a market for small-scale ack-ack. Continue reading
Animal Rights: PETA killed more than 1,600 cats and dogs at its Virginia headquarters last year; Almost 90% of the animals handed over to the charity’s American shelter
“[PETA] Only placed 19 in new homes according to the data submitted to the Virginia Department for Agriculture and Consumer Services.” Continue reading
“The European Commission has confirmed that it will uphold the original March 2013 deadline for the ban on the sale, within the European Union (EU), of any cosmetics or cosmetics ingredients that have been tested on animals.” Continue reading
“PETA alleges that animals may have been poisoned and killed in tests that should never have taken place.” Continue reading
Elon Musk may try a manned spacecraft to Mars by 2018 — maybe PETA chief Ingrid Newkirk could be the first animal on Mars? Continue reading
Los Angeles City Council recently adopted a resolution declaring all Mondays as Meatless Mondays in support of comprehensive sustainability efforts…. Continue reading
Drug development is a slow process involving years, even decades, of research and animal models have always been integral to this work. But progress in translating animal work into human benefits has been uncertain. Continue reading
Ah now there’s the thing – we don’t want to reduce the carbon cycle but rather increase it and we are not the least interested in such foolish enterprises as “bioenergy” nor “carbon storage”. The only way the illusion of “value” for acting against our and other species’ best interest comes from the blatant lie that the foundation of life on earth is somehow bad. Continue reading
While the United Nations packs some highly questionable notions into its Rio+20 “The Future We Want”, it might be helpful to note the suggested changes that weren’t incorporated into it.
A U.S. animal rights group hopes to save a herd of genetically modified pigs from early deaths after funding dried up for a Canadian research project that has stoked controversy about altering animal genes to produce food. Continue reading
For crying out loud. If you are against meat consumption for whatever reason how about not keeping carnivores in the first place rather than trying to convert them to herbivores?
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the the universe. — Albert Einstein Continue reading
The riskiest parts of rendered cows aren’t supposed to be fed back to other cows. But they are fed to chickens, whose waste can be fed back to cattle in what one critic calls ‘cow cannibalism.’ Continue reading
Shifting the world’s reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy sources is important, certainly. But the world’s best chance for achieving timely, disaster-averting climate change may actually be a vegetarian diet eating less meat, according to a recent report in World Watch Magazine. Continue reading
Human development and biodiversity will not be the only focus of the Rio+20 Earth Summit in June, for which representatives of hundreds of states and non- governmental organisations (NGOs) will gather to discuss sustainable development. Continue reading
Ooh, what ick and eew factors can they dig up this time? Continue reading