Children who are surrounded by adults who don’t support their compassionate feelings suffer in lonely isolation and confusion. Our best hope for the future isn’t five-year-olds. Our best hope is five-year-olds supported by adults who have nurtured their own primal sympathies to maturity.
Should people who believe in animal rights think that abortion is wrong? Should pro-lifers accept animal rights? The answer depends on the reasons why someone accepts animal rights, and why someone thinks abortion is wrong.
In no other country is such brutal cruelty practiced against cattle as in India. India must take the effort to make cow slaughter a legal crime, disregarding the boundaries of the states.
Many animal activists regard organized religion as an opponent. Concerning Judaism specifically, this is largely due to the misunderstanding of biblical verses that, when properly interpreted, actually endorse the struggle to improve conditions for animals.
Much to the joy of India’s animal rights community, the government has released four new rules to regulate dog breeders, animal markets, case property animals, and aquariums and pet shops that sell fish.
When I first went vegan, all I knew was “I’m not supposed to eat animals anymore,” and I thought that was all I needed to know. Here I am going to tell you five things I would like to have known before my transition, which I have since come to understand.
Yulin, notorious as it is, cannot be expected to lead to a national dog meat trade ban. Yet the Yulin authorities can use China’s existing laws and regulations as a weapon against dog slaughter.
Thousands of animals are slaughtered illegally across India due to ineffective implementation of laws and regulations. We need you to step up and join FIAPO’s campaign to bring justice!
“This is an encouraging step in the right direction from the Chinese authorities and we congratulate the government on this decision,” said Pei Su, Founder and Executive Director of ACTAsia. “However, we must also realise that this temporary ban raises certain issues.”
Animal rights are for all animals, based on their intrinsic value and right to life. Gau Raksha, on the other hand, is an extremely narrow movement characterized by speciesism and sexism, and motivated solely by religious beliefs.
Increasingly large patches of tropical forest are being lost worldwide as governments and corporations clear more land to make way for industrial-scale agriculture, a Duke University study shows.
Lawmakers in Taiwan have announced that the eating of dogs and cats has been banned. South Africa’s National Council of SPCAs adds our voice of approval to this internationally hailed advance for animal welfare.