The Ghosts In Our Machine is a documentary about animal exploitation and about Jo-Anne McArthur, a Canadian animal rights activist and professional photographer whose mission is to take her photographs and the animals' stories to the public, to expose animal cruelty and abuse.
Many non-hunters are unaware of state and private programs that breed animals just so hunters can kill them.
A vegan is a kind of vegetarian, but not all vegetarians are vegans. Vegans do not eat milk, eggs or honey, but veganism goes beyond diet.
If everyone goes vegan, what would happen to the animals? Won't we have to kill them anyway? Will some of them be pets?
Killing a praying mantis may be illegal depending on which state you are in, but even if it is legal in your state, there are other reasons not to kill a praying mantis.
Why do animal rights activists oppose aquariums? Do fish and have rights? What are the concerns about keeping marine mammals in captivity?
How many cats and dogs are killed in shelters each year? How adoption rescues animals, including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, lizards, birds and other pets.
Vivisection FAQ: Why do animal rights activists oppose animal experimentation? Isn’t there a law to protect animals in laboratories? Doesn’t the end justify the means?
Giving animals away free to a good home can lead to your pets being abused, tortured, killed and/or used for experiments. Avoid placing "Free to a Good Home" ads, an instead, charge a small adoption fee.
Tips for vegans and vegetarians, traveling domestically and internationally - finding restaurants, bakeries, and fellow vegans.
What are the animal welfare concerns about meat? What is wrong about the way that animals are raised and slaughtered in modern factory farming?
Former U.S. president Bill Clinton has switched to a mostly plant-based diet, lost weight, and now advocates a diet free of meat, eggs and dairy for everyone. While Clinton is often described as "vegan" and is seen as a vegan advocate, he is not vegan because he occasionally eats eggs and fish. Formerly known for his love of fast food, the 42nd president changed his diet for his own health, the environment, and the country's current health care crisis.
What is the animal rights position on meat? Is there anything wrong with humanely raised and slaughtered meat?
Laboratory-grown meat would still contain animal products, would still be a waste of resources, and would still require animal use and suffering.
If I could go back in time, and talk to myself before I was vegan, this is what I'd say.
Federal law dictates that livestock being transported but be given a five hour rest every 28 hours, when they can eat, drink and move around. But like the Humane Slaughter Act, the 28 Hour Law excludes chickens, which make up 90% of the land animals slaughtered for food in the United States
The Humane Slaughter Act is one of the few protections offered to farmed animals in the United States. The law is problematic from an animal welfare point of view, and oxymoronic from an animal rights viewpoint.
Veganphobia is an irrational fear and opposition to veganism, caused by cultural conditioning, fear of the unknown and denial.
Vegan FAQ: "I'll never be vegan. You'll never make the whole world vegan. Why don't you just work to make factory farms more humane?"
Animal rights groups and environmental groups often work together, but do not always have the same goals and sometimes find themselves on opposite sides of an issue.
A study by the National Academy of Sciences has found that the Bureau of Land Management's wild horse round-ups are unscientific, ineffective, expensive and unpopular.
Interview with Kevin V Storm - 12 year old Vegan Radio Host
Jenny Brown, Co-founder and Executive Director of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, talks about why she went vegan, how they have an eight year old turkey, and what to do if you want to open your own sanctuary for farmed animals.
Interview with Michael Weber of Farm Animal Rights Movement
Hurricane Katrina taught us that people will risk life and limb to save their pets in an emergency. In the U.S., state governments now must take pets into account in disaster prepardness plans, and there are steps we can all take to prepare ourselves and our pets for these emergencies.