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Portland VegFest & Plant-Based Nutrition Conference Are Coming!

The 10th Annual Portland VegFest happens this month, along with a plant-based nutrition conference. Will you be there? The post Portland VegFest & Plant-Based Nutrition Conference Are Coming! appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Live Action in Pennsylvania on Live Pigeon Shoots

Today, I was in Harrisburg advocating for the enactment of H.B. 1750, which would ban the eating of dogs and cats and end live pigeon shoots. I was joined by lawmakers from both parties and by representatives of the Pennsylvania...        Related Stories The Many Costs of Cruelty Jonas (Minus the) Brothers Japan Plots New Attacks on Marine Mammals  

This Isn’t About Veganism

I am struggling, but my struggles have very little to do with veganism. I will make it through this time in my life; logically I know this. And no matter the hardships, no matter the obstacles, I will not forget what it is I stand for. The post This Isn’t About Veganism appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Doctor Says Maternal Deprivation Research is Unethical Promotion of Mind-Altering Drug Use for All At-Risk Children.

Dr. Francis Collins, DirectorNational Institutes of Health Michael Gottesman, M.D.Deputy Director for Intramural Research Dear Doctors: It has recently come to my attention that researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Program are using maternal deprivation to study anxiety and depression in infant macaques. Show More Summary

The Many Costs of Cruelty

It was a year ago that The HSUS assisted in the rescue of 367 dogs from a network of dogfighting operations in Alabama, Georgia, and other states in the South. It was a major unraveling of a major dogfighting syndicate,...        Related...Show More Summary

3 Money Saving Apps Even Vegans Can Use

While you may never be an extreme couponer if you don't eat animals, you can save money! Here are 3 money saving apps to check out. The post 3 Money Saving Apps Even Vegans Can Use appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Deer at the County Fair? Missouri Vote Keeps the Wild in Wildlife

Why would lawmakers put the hunting and livestock economy at risk so a few people can claim a trophy with an easy kill of a tame animal? It’s just common sense that deer should be treated as wildlife, not livestock.       Related Stories 100 Years of Solitude: Extinction Story Calls for Action Today The Movement for Hens to Move Constricting the Trade in Deadly Snakes  

Jonas (Minus the) Brothers

For 29 years, Jonas was denied a decent existence. This rhesus macaque was born into the captive wildlife trade here in the United States and was passed around from owner to owner. Instead of swinging from trees in the forests...       ...Show More Summary

My Interview with Louie Psihoyos, Director of ‘The Cove’

This month, dolphin hunters taint the waters of Taiji, Japan, as men launched a gruesome annual ritual: driving hundreds of dolphins ashore so a small number can be sold to entertainment parks and the rest butchered for meat right there...       ...Show More Summary

I just can't resist... war is peace.

The Dane County Board executive committee's decision to indefinitely postpone any decision on the matter of Resolution 275 was covered as a news item in the Isthmus, the paper that finally published an article on Ned Kalin's revival of maternal deprivation and emotional torment as a means to create infant monkey "models" of human depression. Show More Summary

Gratitude Giveaway: Raw Revolution Organic Bars

Read our review of Raw Revolution Organic Bars and enter to win a snack pack of your own. The post Gratitude Giveaway: Raw Revolution Organic Bars appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Heinz Makes New, Important Animal Welfare Commitment

Heinz has announced that it will be switching 20 percent of its eggs to cage-free throughout its North American operations by the end of 2015. Heinz produces an enormous array of food products, including a leading mayonnaise brand.       ...Show More Summary

Robert Golden: "... the opinion of the top leaders..."

I am writing here mostly about one claim that was made in various forms by Dr. Robert Golden, dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Medicine and Public Health in his comments to the Dane County Executive Committee (which...Show More Summary

Animal Farms: Size Isn't All That Matters

I like to say that the work of The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund rests on four legs of activism: 1.) We provide hands-on care to animals, including those in distress, 2.) We educate and raise consciousness about...       ...Show More Summary

Japan Plots New Attacks on Marine Mammals

Japan is making news on the marine mammal front, not only with the start of the barbaric dolphin drive in Taiji, but also with the launch of its Pacific whaling fleet today, and its announcement that the island nation intends...        Related Stories Mobile Clinics Deliver Life-Enhancing Services to Pets on U.S. Show More Summary

100 Years of Solitude: Extinction Story Calls for Action Today

The plight of the passenger pigeon is a reminder 100 years later that we must redouble our efforts to protect imperiled species, and do all that we can to crack down on the commercial killing of wild animals.       Related Stories The Movement for Hens to Move Unsporting Bill Shot Down Constricting the Trade in Deadly Snakes  

Mobile Clinics Deliver Life-Enhancing Services to Pets on U.S. Reservations

The day starts early at a makeshift veterinary clinic — conducted by the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association — in rural Grays Harbor County in Washington State. Fifty students, volunteer veterinarians, technicians and staff...Show More Summary

Evangelical Leader Advocates for Stewardship, Not Cruelty

I had a chance to interview one of the nation’s leading evangelical Christians, Dr. Ed Stetzer, and his daughter Jaclyn, a powerful duo advocating for animal welfare. The discussion is part of our larger Faith Outreach program at The...Show More Summary

Unilever: There Must Be a Better Way for Day-Old Male Chicks

I’m a firm believer in the notion that the marketplace has a major role to play in helping animals. Every commercial enterprise, by making intentional choices, can build humane practices into its business models and provide consumers...Show More Summary

Rescued Primates Need Immigration Reform Too

The Humane Care for Primates Act would give the nonprofit sanctuary sector the opportunity to rescue primates in need and provide them the humane care they would not otherwise receive. And it wouldn't cost the government a thing.       Related Stories Domestic Violence Hurts the Whole Family PAST Act is Past Due Unsporting Bill Shot Down  

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