Classified as Young Adult Fiction, Christopher Locke’s book Persimmon Takes on Humanity centers on raccoon Persimmon, a spunky and scrappy heroine, and her forest friends as they try to rescue other animals suffering at the hands of humans.
Advocating for animal rights is about the fundamental tenets of compassion and filling every waking moment of our lives with the highest good we possess as living beings—our capacity for kindness, empathy, and seeing ourselves in every other living being who shares our identities as living, sensitive and feeling beings who are aware.
The Humane Party has today published the first full draft of the “Violence Is Not Entertainment” (VINE) Act, a proposed … More
Is supporting animal rights terrorism? Is nonviolent activism terrorism? According to some interpretations of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA), they are.
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.
In our world now, what is needed most of all is for humans to coexist with all forms of life, especially human animals and non-human animals. Working together instead of against each other would allow the planet to rebuild and become healthier than it has been in years.
The “Violence is Not Entertainment” Act The Humane Party has today published initial parameters of the “Violence Is Not Entertainment” … More
Having voted unanimously for the AETA, Republicans/Democrats are continuing their war on animals with renewed vigor. At least four state … More