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    • If Lions Can Eat Meat, Why Can't People? Created: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      "If lions can eat meat, why can't we?" The lion question is a common question for animal rights advocates. But no one suggests that we base our morals on lions until someone talks about veganism.
    • Arguments For and Against Genetically Modified Organisms Created: Thursday, October 06, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Arguments for GMOs seem compelling - crops that grow faster, with less fertilizer, less pesticides, and more nutrients. But in our rush for solutions, are we overlooking the risks?"
    • Arguments For and Against Hunting Created: Monday, May 12, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      The arguments for and against hunting are both practical and ethical. This page explains the arguments about wildlife management, ethics, recreation, and human/deer conflicts.
    • Ten Reasons Not to Buy Baby Chicks for Easter Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Crowing roosters, local livestock ordinances and salmonella poisoning are just some of the reasons not to buy a live chick for Easter.
    • Human Overpopulation Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Human overpopulation is an animal rights issue as well as an environmental issue and a human rights issue. Human activities take habitat away from wild animals as well as kill animals directly."
    • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Profile Created: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Profile, history and background of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
    • Pollo-Vegetarian Diet Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      What is a pollo-vegetarian diet, and how is it different from a vegetarian diet?
    • Horn Honking, Free Speech, and the First Amendment Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Is horn honking considered protected speech under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Do free speech rights include horn honking?" itemprop="description" Monday, May 12, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Animal rights is the belief that animals have an intrinsic value separate from any value they have to humans, and are worthy of moral consideration. They have a right to be free of oppression, conf...
    • What is Bestiality? Created: Thursday, February 18, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Animal advocates oppose bestiality (also known as beastiality or zoophilia) for different reasons from most people.
    • What is a Pet Trust? Created: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      What is a pet trust? Plain English explanation of a pet trust.
    • What is a Single-Issue Campaign? Created: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      In the animal rights movement, what is a single issue campaign? Why are they controversial, and how are they different from vegan education?
    • What is Deer "Overabundance"? Created: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Instead of using scientific terms, wildlife management agencies will use the word “overabundant” to describe the deer population. “Overabundant” is not a scientific word and...
    • The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Created: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Profile, background and history of The Humane Society of the United States
    • Pesco-Vegetarian Diet Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      What is the pesco-vegetarian diet, and how is it different from a vegetarian diet?
    • Think Twice Before Giving a Live Easter Bunny Created: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Your child may want a live Easter bunny, but are you and your child prepared to care for a live Easter bunny for the next ten years? Includes interview with Susan Mangold, of the House Rabbit Society’s “Make Mine Chocolate!” campaign.
    • Ten Reasons Not to Buy a Live Easter Bunny Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      As parents, many of us want to do everything possible to put a smile on our children's faces. But at Easter time, a live Easter bunny is not the right way to do it.
    • The Ghosts In Our Machine Review - Film Review Created: Thursday, October 24, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      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.
    • Making History for Animals: YES! on Prop 2 Created: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Paul Shapiro on California's Proposition 2, the Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act. When passed, Prop 2 will phase out some of the most extreme confinement systems we force upon farm animals, in...
    • What is a Canned Hunt? Created: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Even some hunters find canned hunting morally objectionable.
    • What is Jacklighting? Created: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What is jacklighting, and why is it illegal in some areas?
    • Types of Diets Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Descriptions of various types of vegan and vegetarian diets, including some diets that are sometimes confused with vegan and vegetarian diets.
    • How Many People are Killed or Injured in Hunting Accidents? Created: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Ever wonder how many people are killed or injured in hunting accidents? According to the International Hunter Education Association, approximately 1,000 people in the US and Canada are accidentally shot by hunters every year
    • Historical Timeline of the Animal Rights Movement Created: Friday, June 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Timeline of the modern Animal Rights Movement, including major milestones, setbacks and accomplishments." itemprop="description"> Saturday, November 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Profile, background and history of Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM)
    • Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Diet Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What is the lacto-ovo vegetarian diet, and how is it different from a vegetarian diet or a vegan diet?
    • What is Cultural Carrying Capacity? Created: Thursday, February 03, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      What is cultural carrying capacity, and how does it differ from biological carrying capacity?
    • How to Write Effective Letters Created: Friday, May 02, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Instructions for writing effective letters to the editor, letters to legislators for grassroots lobbying campaigns, and letters to companies as part of a boycott campaign.
    • What is the Difference Between a Vegan and a Vegetarian? Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      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.
    • Why are factory farmed animals given antibiotics and hormones such as rBGH? Created: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Factory farms cannot afford to care about animals collectively or individually. The animals are merely a product, and antibiotics and growth hormones such as rBGH are employed to make the operation...
    • Getting Your Message Out Created: Monday, May 12, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to get free media publicity through press releases, public service announcements and calendar listings." itemprop="description">> Thursday, September 24, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Summary of the Animal Welfare Act - Which facilities are covered? Which animals are covered? Which animals are exlcuded? How does the AWA protect animals? What are the AWA regulations? What are the...

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