On April 4, 2017, Judge Maria Alejandra Maurício of the Third Court of Guarantees of the Judiciary in the Argentinean State of Mendoza ruled that Cecília, a chimpanzee living alone in a concrete enclosure at the Mendocino Zoo in Argentina, had the right to health and happiness.
Joanne Kong is a new volunteer with the Humane Party, speaking at public events to advocate plant-based eating, centered ethically in raising awareness that greater compassion for animals and our planet is vitally necessary for transformative growth and positive world change. To her, veganism has the most powerful potential to truly change the world and embrace what is to her the most important quality of humanity—compassion.
The green iguana, found in South Florida, where I live, is considered to be an invasive species. Despite the rather benign behavior of these docile creatures, local citizens view them as pests. Iguana hunting, especially in South Florida, is legal. Homeowners possess the right to “kill-on-sight” if they believe that an iguana is becoming a nuisance.
It’s likely that your coconut-infused products are made with coconuts gathered by child slave labor, that is, the labor of baby primates. Their mothers have been murdered. They’re then chained, whipped and beaten into submission. They are hung by the neck to develop strong back legs. Why? Because they can then pick 1200 coconuts each day in contrast to humans who can only pick a few hundred each day.
As the relationship of humans to animals and the natural world is increasingly at the forefront of our concerns, academic conferences are bringing together thinkers from many disciplines to address these critical issues.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new website hides animal welfare data, “based on our commitment to being transparent, remaining responsive to our stakeholders’ informational needs, and maintaining the privacy rights of individuals.”
Here the USDA uses language to proclaim the exact opposite of its action.
The United States meat industry is worried about taking a massive financial hit because of the new refugee policies that Trump has enacted.
Today, genetic engineering and the notion of the chimera arise with current medical research into growing human stem cells in pig embryos.
A white-tailed buck temporarily took up residence in Harlem in mid-December, to the delight of his human neighbors. The buck ultimately died in custody, reportedly due to stress.
Abolition Amendment The Humane Party, a political party in the United States, has published the final, full draft of the … More
Summary: The Humane Party has published the fifth full draft of the Abolition Amendment, a proposed amendment to the United … More
May 26, 2016 — Los Angeles, California Abolition Amendment: First Section Finalized After closing of the second period for public … More
The “Violence is Not Entertainment” Act The Humane Party has today published initial parameters of the “Violence Is Not Entertainment” … More
The Humane Party today published the first full draft of the Abolition Amendment, a proposed amendment to the United States … More
The Humane Party—which is the nation’s first and currently only political party committed to animal rights—began registering voters yesterday in … More
Since the perfect-voting-record (or “PVR”) fallacy is becoming almost ubiquitous, the following excerpt from an article that first appeared on … More