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Animal Rights/ Politics/ Veganism

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated -Mahatma Gandhi

save animals “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” -Mahatma Gandhi 3 years ago UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF ANIMAL RIGHTS Preamble: Considering that Life is one, all living beings having a common origin and having diversified in the course of the evolution of the species, – Considering that all living beings possess natural rights, and that any animal with…

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General/ Nutrition/ Politics/ Veganism

Act now! Ideas for Change in America

I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but there’s a movement of citizens inspired by the presidential campaign who are now submitting ideas for how they think the Obama Administration should change America.  It’s called “Ideas for Change in America.” The Ideas for Change in America competition was created in response to Barack Obama’s call for increased citizen involvement in government. The final round of voting began on January 5 and…

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Animal Rights/ General/ Politics

California Votes For Happier Farm Animals

While it may not really change things until the year 2015 when it goes into effect (an eternity away for those animals who suffer), Prop 2 in California is a major step in working towards improving the lives of the most unhappy animals. Thanks to all of you who worked hard to get the proposition on the ballot. Thank you also to the big contributors, like Farm Sanctuary & The Humane Society,…

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Animal Companions/ Animal Rights/ Politics

A Parrot and Presidential Candidate Conversation

On Sep17, a video of an exchange made between a presidential candidate and an animal  was posted online and shown on widespread news programs. The video features Ralph Nader and Cardozo, the parrot.  Mr Nader’s tone towads Cordozo is refreshingly very respectful in nature containing no hints whatsoever of  condescention. You can check out Brooklyn Parrots.com favorable review of the video  at : http://www.brooklynparrots.com/2008/09/parrots-and-politics-ralph-nader-speaks.html…

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Animal Rights/ General/ Politics

Rights Revolution

Last night, Oct 23 there was a historic event on CSpan 2: A third party debate. Watch it here (real player required) Why is this just a momentous occasion you may ask? What’s the big deal and what does  political rights have anything to do with animal rights issues. Regardless of your personal political affiliations, the fact is that there is a major media bias favoring the democratic and republican…

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