Week In Review. Sunday 13 July 2014

Here are some of the interesting animal related things that have happened in the past week and a bit. Passengers Injured in Horse-Drawn Carriage Crash Last Monday, 14 people riding in a horse drawn carriage in the Queensland town of Longreach were injured when the horses leading the carriage were spooked. The carriage ran off … Read more

Ag-Gag Laws. The Best Thing To Happen To Animal Advocacy

What would you say if I told you that any proposed ag-gag laws that actually made it onto the books would be a good thing for the animal advocacy movement, and not something we should be scared of?

By encouraging and not resisting these so-called ag-gag laws, we will be helping the animal advocacy movement to grow, and in turn, help those who ‘we’ are supposed to be advocating for.

The Animals.

Both Sides Need To Harden Up
Is Australia a bunch of sooks now where the group that whinges the most gets the best treatment?

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When Foodies Fall

One of the unfortunate thing about being vegan is that so many people think it is just about food, and very little else.

Making things worse are those who have been able to make some sort of living out of providing ‘food’ advice disguised as vegan education. Whilst I am not denying their ability to make money out of whatever they are able to, I just think it is insulting to non ‘food’ animals.

Because a majority of us have this weird obsession with food, these individuals quickly climb the social media ladder gathering a large defensive following who appoint them ‘vegan educators’.

Though what does it say about the movement, and veganism when these people trip, stumble, and then fall away from veganism completely?

Alex Jamieson made the bold move by publicly declaring that she was no longer vegan, with the ensuing feeding frenzy enamoring her more with her new market and further reinforcing the stereotype of vegans being extremists.

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