Virgil Butler: Inside Tyson’s Hell – Why I Got Out of the Chicken Slaughtering Business

Virgil Butler, a slaughterhouse worker turned vegetarian and animal rights activist, recounts the horrific abuse of chickens he witnessed in his 9 years working for Tyson. Virgil passed away under mysterious circumstances n 2006. He will be sorely missed. Advertisements Continue reading Virgil Butler: Inside Tyson’s Hell – Why I Got Out of the Chicken Slaughtering Business

Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos

Formed in New York City in June 2010, the Alliance is an association of groups and individuals who seek to replace the use of chickens in Kaporos ceremonies with money or other non-animal symbols of atonement. The Alliance does not oppose Kaporos per se, only the cruel and unnecessary use of chickens in the ceremony. A Project of United Poultry Concerns Website Continue reading Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos

Artist: Lindsay Leigh Lewis

  ART GALLERY 1: Activism Artwork ART GALLERY 2: Animal Portraits ART GALLERY 3: Portraits ART GALLERY 4: Campaigns – Logos – Event Artwork ART GALLERY 5: Cartoon – Animation – Illustration   About the Artist Lindsay Leigh Lewis is a self-taught fine artist, (specializing in watercolor and colored pencil portraits), an animal rights activist, and college professor, based in Orange County, California. Website 30 Talented … Continue reading Artist: Lindsay Leigh Lewis

National Vegetarian Museum

The National Vegetarian Museum is a non-profit organization and our mission is to educate and demonstrate the values and benefits of veganism and vegetarianism for human health, the environment, and the well being of all life. Our vision is of a healthy world, in which both human and animal suffering are significantly decreased, with all life in sustainable balance. Visit our traveling exhibition! A Brief … Continue reading National Vegetarian Museum

Animals’ Angels

Animals’ Angels is a non-profit organization incorporated in Maryland with full-time investigators working throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Our focus is on improving conditions for farm animals. We work primarily in the field, trailing livestock trucks on highways, visiting markets and auctions, collecting stations, and slaughterhouses. Animals’ Angels teams are there with the animals every week, conducting hands-on research and investigations. We objectively … Continue reading Animals’ Angels

Artist: Jo Frederiks

  ART GALLERY 1: Animal Rights Art ART GALLERY 2: Wildlife and ‘Livestock’ Drawings ART GALLERY 3: Wildlife Paintings   About the Artist Working in varying mediums, Jo favours graphite and oil paint. She has previously studied at The Arts Academy in Brisbane, graduating with Honours. She has had many solo, joint, and group exhibitions throughout the years. Her drawings are sensitive, exquisite and beautifully … Continue reading Artist: Jo Frederiks

From The Kill Pen

In the Spring of 2013, meatballs served in the restaurants at IKEA stores in the Netherlands, Belgium and Portugal, were found to contain an unadvertised ingredient – horse meat. It made headlines all over the world. But the problem wasn’t just IKEA’s. Within a short period of time, it was discovered there were other global companies selling beef products containing up to 40% horse meat. … Continue reading From The Kill Pen