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v bullet point image“Nowhere is patriarchy’s iron fist as naked as in the oppression of animals, which serves as the model and training ground for all other forms of oppression” Aviva Cantor, 1983 “The Club, The Yoke, and the Leash: What We Can Learn from the Way a Culture Treats Animals”
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“By all that is sacred in our hopes for the human race, I conjure those who love happiness and truth, to give a fair trial to the vegetable system”
Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1813, A Vindication of Natural Diet
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“Humanity is rich in folly, but it’s hard to think of a folly more mind-bogglingly stupendous than that of transforming infinitely rich, diverse, dense jungle into desert in a few years’ time for the sake of a few more hamburgers” Howard F. Lyman, 1998, Mad Cowboy, p.149
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“Although many vegans in the USA believe they are practicing “cruelty free” consumption by saving the life of a non-human animal by eating vegan chocolate products, those who purchase non-fair trade coca products may be causing cruelty to thousands ofhuman beingsliving in the global South” Amie Breeze Harper, 2008, ‘Race as a “Feeble Matter”’

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Anti-Animal Testing Resources

For a list of which charities do and do not conduct animal testing, go to and search for “charities”.


Campaigning Organisations Concerned with the ethics of 
Animal Testing but also giving Scientific Reasons to Oppose Vivisection
  • European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (in French, German, Spanish and English. Gives alternatives to animal testing and information about current legislation)
  • National Anti-Vivisection Society, The (UK. Gives alternatives to animal testing and information about current legislation)


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of Vivisection and Consequent Harm to Humans
  • Association for the Abolition of Animal Experiments (Switzerland based, in German, English, French and Italian)
  • Doctors & Lawyers for Responsible Medicine (DLRM - UK based)
  • Medical Research Modernisation Committee (MRMC - USA based)
  • Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM - USA based. Also has information on vegan 


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  • Veganic Agriculture Network (Canada, USA) Promoting plant-based farming and gardening throughout North America

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Posted: Sunday November 23, 2008, 10:40 am
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  From Phil: Hi my friends, I know there are lot of petitions, all of it need signatures. Some petitions are online since a so long time, the authors can't send it to the targets, no chance to be heard with only a few signatures. Thank you fo...
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How to Go Vegetarian or Vegan Here are informative web sites that can get you started and keep you going as a healthy and happy vegetarian or vegan! Note: These links are provided for informational purposes only. BVS does not endorse, and has...
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  Activism for Animals See Animal Defense Groups and Fund -Raising   Abolitionist-Online: A Voice for Animal Rights Activist Sites — Listings Actionseed: Education & Activism Activist BETA Activism Netw...

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ZEN was suspended by Eric with no warning. We don't know any reasons nor how long it will last.... I asked about it on the forum but my post was immediately deleted. 2 threads and petitions about Zen also. And 2 her help-groups. :-( Untill today no...
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In recognition of the environmental benefits of a plant-based diet, the Sierra  Club  is  pleased  to announce a week  long  vegan “volunteer  vacation”  in  Yosemite National Park, Californ...
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I found this beautiful inspirational Winter poem and thought it might be a comfort to you. It was to me and it's very well written. I felt it really captured my own feelings about Winter. "Winter" A poem by Abigail Elizabeth McInty...
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Over the past few years there have been many news and investigative journalism reports of medical professionals taking part in the unauthorized removal, stealing and selling of many different human body parts from unsuspecting patients and n...
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here was an intriguing discussion on Facebook amongst some recruiters that I have great respect for (even when their opinions differ!): Casey Kugler had just got access to LinkedIn Recruiter for the first time and he was, of course, rather excited! S...

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Message: what's going on?... by Apolonia P.
(1 comments  |  discussions ) — ZEN was suspended by Eric with no warning. We don't know any reasons nor how long it will last.... I asked about it on the forum but my post was immediately deleted. 2 threads and petitions about Zen also. And 2 her help-groups. :-( Untill today no... more
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Message: Petitions that stop abuse to the speechless by Aza C.
(0 comments  |  discussions ) — Can someone please tell me why petitions that want to end animal abuse,end the on going pain being inflected on the poor helpless animals. Paim that only ends when the animal dies. Is it that the 23 plus million members don't care or understand that... more
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(0 comments  |  discussions ) — This is Venus Marquez's friend, Gina Arellano. Venus is a friend of my daughter Nikka.  She seems to be covered in rashes/sores due to possibly chickenpox and needs to raise at least 200 Euros - about $275 US - to cover medical expenses. If you... more
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(0 comments  |  0 discussions ) — I was so upset, when on my homepage, in the news section...there appearred, all sorts of advertisements all over, for free puppies...these are surely going to reappear in the future,  as horrific abuse cases.  What is wrong with people? Do t... more
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