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Vegans, Vegetarians, and Factory Farms

The backyard barbeque is synonymous with summer; most people can’t wait to grill the first burger or steak of the season it brings memories of family and friends, good times and good food. 991 more words

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Thoughtful Thursday...

My dad loved to take pictures.  He viewed it as a challenge and enjoyed playing with his camera as he explored hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.  153 more words

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The Economic Case for Taxing Meat

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-03-31/the-economic-case-for-taxing-meat

By Charles Kenny March 31, 2014

As tax season ramps up, we’re bound to hear proposals aimed at making the revenue system simpler and more efficient. 712 more words

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Action Alert: Don’t Let Abusers Cover Up Cruelty!

https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=6478

Kentucky: Don’t Let Abusers Cover Up Cruelty!

Just a few weeks ago, The Humane Society of the United States exposed horrific cruelty at a major Kentucky pig factory; including pigs locked into cages so small they couldn’t turn around and mother pigs being fed the remains of their diseased piglets. 152 more words

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Meat Industry-Owned State Legislators Criminalize First Amendment in Idaho

I wrote this on the sad news that Idaho has become the first state to pass the ag-gag legislation:

Idaho is now the first state to pass legislation criminalizing the taking of video inside factory farms as well as the distribution of such videos, a practice referred to as “ag-gag.” Idaho State Representative John Rusche (D) described Senate Bill 1337 as an “affront against freedom of speech and the first amendment.” 302 more words

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