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How the Dairy Industry Hurts Cows

By Kim Johnson

Time and time again, Animal Equality has exposed animal welfare violations and extreme abuse from farmers on dairy farms all over the world. But even under the best possible circumstances when no laws are violated, cruelty and suffering is inherent in the…

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What’s Wrong With McDonald’s?

By Kim Johnson

If you were a chicken, Ronald McDonald would represent the devil and the golden arches would be Hell on Earth. Of course, many restaurants contribute to the killing of animals for meat, but in the United States, McDonald’s is one of the…

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Activists to Converge in DC for World’s Largest Animal Rights Conference

By Ollie Davidson

The annual Animal Rights National Conference, taking place July 25-28 in Washington, DC, is the movement's largest and longest-running animal rights gathering. SPECIAL OFFER: As Gold Sponsors of the event, we can offer our supporters $30 off a ticket - just use…

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German Court Affirms Legality of Mass-Killing Male Chicks

By Ollie Davidson

The landmark ruling on June 13th in Germany allows the mass and brutal culling of male chicks to continue until better alternatives are found, and highlights a dark and very cruel practice. THE DETAILS: The German Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has…

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Factory Farming and Animal Exploitation Causing Climate Disaster

By Ollie Davidson

Raising animals for food requires massive amounts of land, food, energy, and water and causes severe environmental damage. These practices, along with rampant, unchecked pollution, are contributing to a potentially irreversible climate catastrophe. MAN-MADE DESTRUCTION: A new global assessment recently released by…

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Nowhere to Hide: Demonstrators Follow McDonald’s Shareholders to Dallas

By Maral Cavner

On May 23rd, animal activists gathered at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to demonstrate at McDonald’s yearly shareholders’ meeting and call out the cruel treatment of chickens in the restaurant’s meat supply chain. THE DETAILS: Incredibly, more demonstrators than shareholders were on site…

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Hilton Announces International Cage-free Policy

By Ollie Davidson

The Open Wing Alliance (OWA), a coalition of 63 nonprofits that includes Animal Equality, has persuaded Hilton Worldwide (Hilton) to commit to using only 100% cage-free eggs worldwide. THE DETAILS: One of the world’s leading hospitality companies, Hilton has announced a comprehensive…

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Washington State Signs Historic Law Ending Cages for Hens

By Ollie Davidson

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has just signed a new law that phases out the production and sale of eggs from caged hens, regardless of where the eggs were produced. THE DETAILS: The law, which is the strongest of its kind passed by…

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NYC’s Green New Deal Takes on Climate Change

By Ollie Davidson

New York City has announced its own Green New Deal, a far-reaching plan to reverse the effects of global warming through laws and actions meant to reduce greenhouse emissions and create tens of thousands of jobs. NYC’S GREEN NEW DEAL: The plan,…

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Evil Ronald Calls Out McDonald’s for Being “Mighty Cruel”

By Ollie Davidson

On March 14th, animal activists gathered in Augusta, Georgia to protest the cruel treatment of chickens in McDonald’s meat supply chain while local McDonald’s restaurants handed out samples of their new “Mighty Chicken” sandwich. THE DETAILS: The protest was held at two…

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