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Craigslist Charitable Fund Donates to Help Animals

By Kim Johnson

We are excited to announce that craigslist Charitable Fund made a donation of $75,000 to Animal Equality, helping us get closer to a world where all animals are respected and protected. Because every dollar to Animal Equality is projected to impact three…

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International Animal Rights Day: Activists Memorialize Animals Exploited and Killed

By Kim Johnson

Today is International Animal Rights Day. To commemorate the day each year, activists all over the world join together to raise awareness about animals who are the victims of exploitation as well as to pay homage to the billions of animals killed…

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Imagine Having 50,000 Roommates

By Dane

What if I told you that for the rest of your life you will be forced to live in a subway car packed full of people. Each day, you all grow fatter and fatter, making it even harder to move around the…

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9 Things The Turkey Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

By Kim Johnson

It’s no secret that traditions change over time. Many things that used to be celebrated and were once considered acceptable by the majority are now generally frowned upon in today’s society. As we learn and grow, we make adjustments to our thinking.…

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Federal Animal Cruelty Bill Signed Into Law

By Ollie Davidson

The bipartisan bill, called the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, makes for the first time intentional acts of cruelty to animals federal crimes that carrying penalties of up to seven years in prison. THE DETAILS: The bill was introduced earlier…

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Chicken Industry Cruelty Through A Camera Lens

By Dane

Our brave investigators have one mission: exposing animal cruelty. They go to great lengths to ensure that innocent animals are given a voice. These investigators document the shocking yet standard industry practices on factory farms by going undercover. Since our founding in…

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Michigan Becomes Latest State to Ban Cages for Hens

By Sarah Hanneken

Today, Michigan became the first Midwestern state to pass legislation banning the production and sale of eggs from hens confined in cages with Governor Gretchen Whitmer's signature on the new bill. The egg industry has been using these cruel battery cages for…

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Under New Law, USDA Shamelessly Prioritizes Industry Profits Over Pig Protections

By Sarah Hanneken

In the animal agriculture industry, bodies are commodities. The result is that profits are routinely prioritized over animal welfare. A new USDA regulation illustrates this phenomenon precisely. The rule change will allow pig slaughter establishments to operate without maximum line speeds. This…

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The Shocking Number of Chickens Who Die Before Reaching the Kill Blade

By Dane

Millions of chickens raised for meat die each year before ever reaching the slaughterhouse. In fact, figures obtained between 2016 and 2017 by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that 1.35 million chickens were found to have died during transport to the…

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Everything You Need to Know About NYC’s Foie Gras Ban

By Kim Johnson

As you've probably already heard, traditional foie gras is on the way out in New York City. According to an article in the New York Times, 1,000 restaurants in New York City currently serve Foie Gras, but that’s all going to change…

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