Tag: birds

Monroe County Votes for Animals

If you care about animals and are eligible to vote in Monroe County, NY, please consider joining this local voting bloc for animal-friendly legislation. It’s a direct relationship – the more people who join the bloc, the more influence we…

Recap: Cube of Truth 2/18

Thanks to those who came out for our Cube of Truth Saturday February 18th.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather.  We stood for almost three hours at the Public Market to let people know the truth about animal farming. …

Recap: Vigil for Turkeys

Let’s give thanks to Adam, Deb, John, Krista, and Martha for coming out to express their compassion and sorrow for turkeys today (and thanks to Lyn for stopping by to give us hugs). The rain held off but the wind…

Recap: Stand Up for Turkeys

Sixteen people came out to stand up for their friends at the busy corner of East Avenue and Winton Road for one-hundred minutes.  The weather was glorious, and many passers-by now know that somebody cares about turkeys.  Thanks to Adam,…

Vigil for Turkeys

November is coming, a month when I feel particularly out-of-alignment with the culture around me.  People everywhere are planning excitedly for Thanksgiving, at the center of which is… well,  a dead bird.  Forty-five million turkeys will suffer and die for…

Potluck for Abby

Share a peaceful vegan meal in honor of Abby, our feathered friend at ASHA Sanctuary, at our Holiday Potluck. It will be from 2-5pm November 13th at the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine classroom at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East…

Stand Up for Turkeys

Stand up for your friends November 13th from noon to 1:40 in front of the East Avenue Wegmans in Rochester. We will stand on the public sidewalk on the corner of East Avenue and Winton Rd. Rain date is Sunday,…

Stand Up for Farmed Animals 10/2

Be an “upstander” with ARAUNY. Let’s stand up for our friends on Sunday, October 2nd, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm in front of the East Avenue Wegmans in Rochester. We will stand on the public sidewalk at the southwest corner…

Report: YellowWall Vigil for Turkeys

Thanks to everyone who came out for our YellowWall Vigil for Turkeys Sunday near the East Avenue Wegmans.  We were ten: Carol H, Carol B, Lois & Greg, Martha, Felicity & Gerry, Lee, Krista, and me.  Extra thanks to Martha…

Tunnel Vision

by Linda Brink

An activist friend recently put a question out there, which is this: what inspired so many people to become outraged over Cecil the lion’s death, when daily, countless other innocents are routinely abused and destroyed without causing anywhere near the same reactive ire?