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Must-See Video: Father Frank Mann's Conversion to Veganism
Offbeat  (tags: personal awakening, plight of animals, farm animals, factory farms, animal cruelty, veganism, spiritual life, animal rights, peaceful world )

- 2301 days ago -
Father Mann recently had a deep personal awakening to the plight of animals, and has since incorporated the values of veganism and animal rights into his spiritual life and vision of a more just and peaceful world.
Rescue Ranch Makes a Difference for Farm Animals
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, farm animals )

- 2482 days ago -
Founded in 1989, Animal Place advocates on behalf of farmed animals, while promoting a vegan lifestyle and nurturing compassion for all living beings. Nestled on 600-acres, Animal Place's Grass Valley sanctuary is home to 300 rescued cows, pigs, chickens
ACTION ALERT: Say NO to "Humane" Farming Giveaway! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: no humane farming, farm animals, cruelty, slaughtered, killed, giveaway, care2 )

- 2553 days ago -
There's no such thing as humane farming because there's no such thing as humane killing and humane exploiting.
Farm Sanctuary Opens Animal Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: farm sanctuary, farm animals, farm animals welfare, animal hospital )

- 2624 days ago -
A hospital for unfortunate farm animals has been completed at Farm Sanctuary's New York location. The first of it's kind, its emergency room will help save the lives of many animals including baby cows, pigs, chickens and goats.
More Than 100,000 People to the UN: "The Humane Future We Want for Farm Animals"
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, petition, conference, animal welfare, worldwide )

- 2637 days ago -
This week at the United Nations in New York City, WSPA handed nearly 110,000 petition signatures to the Executive Coordinators of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
EU Votes to Spend £1.8million on Homeopathy for Farm Animals
Offbeat  (tags: european union, controversy, voting, over million pounds, homeopathy, farm animals )

- 2879 days ago -
European politicians yesterday voted to spend £1.8million on research into homeopathy for farm animals. The European Parliament's agriculture committee agreed to spend two million euros - part funded by British taxpayers' money
Great Escapes
Offbeat  (tags: escapes, farm animals, slaughterhouses, rescued, compassion sanctuary )

- 2941 days ago -
Cows don't often make headlines, but when they do, they can make a little history as well. Such was the case in Hopkintown, Massachusetts, when a 1,600-pound Holstein named Emily jumped over a five-foot-high gate at a local slaughterhouse in November
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, protection, bravehearts, redlands farm, animal advocate )

- 2944 days ago -
Please join us in signing this Petition to Steinhoff International supporting a lease extension that will enable Cherie Sindall to stay on at Redlands Farm to continue the great work of BRAVEHEARTS, in helping care for the rural domestic animals and live
Links to Animal Rights Organizations That Operate Refuges and Sanctuaries for Farmed Animals
Offbeat  (tags: farm animals, rescued, home, sancturies, kindness, compassions )

- 2953 days ago -
Sanctuaries where farm animals are rescued and safe from abuse and can live their lives there in peace.
"Humane" Farming: What Do All the Labels Mean?
Offbeat  (tags: humane farming, lies, animals, killed, farm animals, free roaming, labels )

- 2979 days ago -
Free-range animals are also killed in the same slaughterhouses as factory farmed animals, and in the same brutal way. When you hear the words "free-range egg-laying hens" or "free-roaming chicken", you probably imagine these birds, whether they are
Escape From the Slaughterhouse Truck
Offbeat  (tags: pigs, farm animals, slaughterhouses, escapes, resuce, suffering )

- 3011 days ago -
Once I had gathered my bearings, the first thing that hit me was the smell. It was unbearable, still not too unfamiliar to my conditions before awakening in this place but even then I never became accustomed to the smell. The smell of urine and feces
Celebrate 2010's Legislative Victories for Animals!
Offbeat  (tags: politiccans, victories, farm animals, animals welfare, legalisation )

- 3142 days ago -
With the help of our awe-inspiring Advocacy Brigade, the ASPCA fought for and celebrated major legislative victories for both companion and farm animals in 2010. Whether you wrote letters to your legislators to express concern about a federal or state
Campaigners' Horror at Cloned Food on Supermarket Shelves
Offbeat  (tags: cloned animals, farm animals, campaigners, horrified, supermarket shelver, animal cruelty )

- 3156 days ago -
They said there is "insufficient" research into the impact of cloned food on human health, and warned it is "impossible" to say whether genetic weakness is being bred into the food supply.
They Die Piece By Piece
Offbeat  (tags: undercover investigations, farm animals, tortuerd, killed, inhumane, downed cows )

- 3159 days ago -
It's been more than 20 years since the "downed cow" from a PETA newsletter made countless people second guess their burger. Now, out of Texas comes another veggie-maker of a story.
Animal Justice Fund
Offbeat  (tags: new zealand, farm animals, captive animals, animal welfare, legalisation, litigation, public awareness )

- 3175 days ago -
The Animal Justice Fund (AJF) is a multi-million dollar fund established to promote animal welfare through strategic litigation and public awareness campaigns. In particular, the AJF seeks to facilitate the prosecution of persons or businesses who

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