making Amends … (11-28-15)

“If you want to get the mud off your hands, use soap & water … If you want to get the blood off your hands, go vegan.” ~ anonymous Most of you participated in yesterday’s Thanksgiving ceremonies by consuming the tortured corpses of other sentient beings … Not the kindest of choices, of course, and […]

How to be Respect-full during the holidays … (11-27-15)

Some of you might be sharing this Thanksgiving with a vegan or two, and if you are — and if you would like the holiday to go as smoothly as possible for everyone and be filled with lots of good cheer for all, you might want to know about – and avoid uttering – some […]

The best way to have turkey for TG … (11-26-15)

Here is the very best way to have turkey for Thanksgiving … P.S. HAPPY COMPASSION DAY!!!!!

There’s always TODAY … (11-26-15)

“We have a responsibility to champion the rights of all sentient beings who otherwise have no voice. And the message we are to shout — with our actions more than our words — is as simple and it is sensible. It is the message of mutual Respect … It is the message of Justice for […]

Poignancy at it its purest … (11-25-15)

Did you know … that turkeys are young & sad when slaughtered? (11-23-15)

*Did you know that the average natural lifespan of a turkey is 10-12 years, and that some turkeys have lived past the age of 20? *Did you know that commercial turkeys are slaughtered when they are anywhere between 14 and 20 WEEKS old? *Did you know that between 250 and 300 million turkeys are raised […]

Our true Moral test … (11-24-15)

“Humanity’s true moral test — its fundamental test, consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: the animals. And in this respect humankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.” ~ Milan Kundera (author of “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”) Please help me turn […]

Let us Re-member … (11-24-15)

Let us remember who we truly are as humans, by remembering how it feels to treat other animals with the honor and the respect they deserve. Amen … Let it be so. “I will not kill or hurt any living creature for mere convenience or personal pleasure, nor will I willingly destroy any beautiful thing, […]

Did you know .. that there is no such thing as “humane slaughter”? (11-23-15)

*Did you know that turkeys are excluded from all so-called “humane slaughter laws”? This means that at most commercial slaughterhouses (where over 99% of all Thanksgiving turkeys are “processed” – a.k.a. murdered), turkeys are merely dragged headfirst through electrified water carrying enough current to paralyze them, not to desensitize them to pain, but rather to […]

Did you know … that your TG turkey suffered terribly? (11-24-15)

“Immorality sanctified by tradition is still immorality.” ~ Bernard E. Rollin *Did you know that the domesticated turkey you will (hopefully not) be eating this Thursday was bred to grow so fast that she could barely walk at all the day she was crammed into a transport truck and hauled off to her brutal death […]

Did you know … that turkeys are AMAZING? (11-23-15)

*Did you know that turkeys are just as sentient as your dog? *Did you know that turkeys typically like to eat breakfast and dinner together as a family? *Did you know that mother turkeys are fiercely protective of their young, and will risk their lives to save their babies? Indeed, it is the natural tendency […]