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American Humane Association Encourages Nation to Set a Humane Table for the Holidays

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America loves Thanksgiving – the holiday that celebrates American traditions, family togetherness and gratitude for the unparalleled bounty of our great nation. As Thanksgiving approaches this year, American Humane Association went to Capitol Hill to urge Americans to set a humane table for the holidays and support humane farm practices. 2,671 more words

What would you do with 100 euros?

On 22 October 2014, the European Parliament will be voting on the EU’s 2015 budget. This can be expected to make a shocking contribution to animal suffering across Europe: historically, 40% of the EU’s total budget (55 billion euros – or 100 euros per citizen – per year) has served to prop up industrial farming via subsidies awarded under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). 943 more words

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Gone off fish

In the growing debate on industrial animal farming, aquaculture remains largely ignored. Yet with its severe animal welfare implications, its worrying threats to human health and its disastrous environmental impact, this gigantic industry raises some very serious concerns for us all. 1,123 more words

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Starving the world

Two thirds of farmed animals are reared in industrial systems where they are confined, crowded and mutilated. This makes meat and dairy production the biggest cause of animal suffering worldwide. 1,109 more words

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Some mothers work harder than others


They say that women forget the pain of labour as soon as their children are born. Despite 17 hours of exhausting contractions, I have to say I found this to be remarkably true. 920 more words

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EU Policy on Animal Welfare: Benefits and Costs

Background: EU legislation on Animal Welfare

During last decades livestock production in food chain industry has experienced an enormous increase due to rapidly growing world population rates and rising demand for meat from emerging countries, as a result of changing consumption patterns and highest per capita incomes. 1,783 more words

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Photo Friday: an American House of Representatives Dogs Can Love

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 Good Bye to a Bad Law

“Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.” Edmund Burke 

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