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Six Ways to Take Action for Animals While Social Distancing 

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As people who do everything we can to stand up for animals, we can start feeling a bit helpless when confined to our homes. We may not be out and able to advocate for animals, or share a vegan meal with a pre-vegan, but luckily, there are still steps we can take to continue our activism in this strange new …

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Tyson Challenges Perdue’s Ads As Deceptively Boasting “Happy” Chickens

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In a blatant case of the pot calling the kettle black, Tyson Foods recently challenged fellow poultry giant Perdue Farms, Inc., by way of the National Advertising Division (NAD). The advertisement in question — painting all of Perdue’s chickens as organic and “happy” —was found to be misleading. Perdue recently began broadcasting these ads on YouTube and television, depicting chickens …

Marching Forward: Inspiring Messages of Compassion by Women

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A note from Erica Meier, Executive Director of Compassion Over Killing: Though they are so often working behind the scenes rather than in the public eye, there are thousands of women standing up and speaking out on behalf of suffering animals each and every day. As we reflect upon this Women’s History Month, I would like to send thanks to the …

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At The Sochi Olympics, Vegans are Champions

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Vegan athletes at the Sochi Olympics To compete in the Olympic Games, athletes must be at their peak physical performance. Russian bobsledder Alexey Voyevoda and Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel prove that powerhouse plant-based foods are the way to gain energy, recover quickly and win medals. Meagan Duhamel, competing in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, won a silver medal in team …

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Desmond Tutu: We Must End Injustice To Animals

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South African social rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has dedicated his life to standing up for the rights of others — and he’s now embracing an even wider circle of compassion. He recently made his first major statement on animal protection and it offers a powerful message about how injustice to animals should not go unnoticed, and he calls upon all of us to speak out on behalf of animals: