compassion over killing

Sponsored by the animal rights advocacy nonprofit Compassion Over Killing, US VegWeek, like Esther the Wonder Pig, started
The holidays can be rough for those of us who care about animals that are not traditionally thought of as pets. Thanks to my little turkey rescue tradition, Thanksgiving is a time when I get to share with the world how delightful turkeys can be if they are given a chance.
The video showed workers at the Austin, Minnesota plant beating, dragging and slitting the throats of live animals.
Seven thousand people pledged to go meatless for US Veg Week in 2014, and armed with the support of Raskin, Carter, Esther and others, Meier's hoping to make that number closer to 10,000 this year.
Do the over 9 billion animals farmed in the United States each year require less protection? No. Should we allow them to endure extreme cruelty during their lives just because they're destined for slaughter? Certainly not.
Known as the City of Pleasant Living, South Miami has in its own small and pleasant way, created big impact -- it's officially proclaiming Mondays to be meatless.
Exciting signs of life from Washington! Okay, the action isn't happening on Capitol Hill, it's happening at DC VegFest this
Montgomery County, Md. now joins the ranks of D.C., Los Angeles and San Francisco in proclaiming each Monday to be Meatless Monday.
Welcome to that fabulous planetary party, Earth Day. How can you best celebrate Mother Earth? Use more twirly incandenscent lightbulbs? Walk instead of drive? Good ideas, but the biggest present you can give the planet is to show some plant-based love.
It's time to get your party on. We're two weeks away from US VegWeek. Sponsored by the animal-friendly folks at Compassion Over Killing, it begins on Earth Day, Monday, April 22 and offers a week of celebration, with meatless giveaways, screenings of vegan flicks, cooking demos, potlucks and specials at your favorite restaurants, all for a great cause.