Category: Blog

The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY. A few select ARAUNY members have been chosen to write on our blog.

Recap: PBR Protest

There was a great turnout to protest the PBR event at the Blue Cross Arena on September 22. Thanks to the following people for coming out to bring awareness to the plight of these beautiful beings that are used for…

Cube of Truth 8/4/18

Have you ever been to a Cube?  The Cube of Truth is a peaceful static demonstration akin to an art performance. This demonstration operates in a structured manner that triggers curiosity and interest from the public; we attempt to lead…

Event Announcement: Garden Bros. Circus Protest

The Garden Bros. Circus is coming to town again, at the Bill Gray Regional Iceplex. Please join us as we stand up for the animals forced to endure the distress of being used for “entertainment”. Take a look at Garden…

Be an advocate for wildlife and the lives of all animals

[The following letter from our VP, Martha, appeared in the Democrat and Chronicle last week.  Great advocacy, Martha!] Wildlife killing contests target animals for whom there are no protections — squirrels, fox, coyotes, bobcats, skunks, badgers, prairie dogs, and in…

“Stealing” Monkey Should Not Be Treated Like a Criminal

by George Payne, founder of Gandhi Earth Keepers International [The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY.] In my ethics class, one question that students always raise has to do with the moral agency…

ARAUNY Prez on Broken Spear Vision Radio

by Tina My good friend George Payne of Gandhi Earth Keepers International interviewed me for his Broken Spear Vision radio show on Rochester Free Radio. Listen here. My comments are entirely my own and don’t necessarily represent ARAUNY’s position.  And…

Yates County Does a Poor Job of Protecting Animals

by Joel Freedman [The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY.] A state law allows local governments to crack down on cruel canine breeding facilities – also known as puppy mills – by establishing…

What If Animals Can Love?

by George Payne [The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY.] For well over a century the main questions concerning animal rights have moved from whether some animals can reason and communicate to whether they can suffer. Beyond any reasonable…

Hunting in New York State Parks

by JanineS [The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY.] As I write this on a lovely, sunny November day, it seems like a perfect time to go for a hike in the woods.…

Bailing the Bog

by tinako [The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY.] I would normally be eating breakfast right now, but since I am Fasting Against Slaughter today on World Farmed Animals Day, it seems like…