Tag: cows

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…

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…

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…

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?

Black Leather Jacket

by Linda Brink

Recently, a long-time friendship of mine came to an end, allegedly over the issue of a black leather jacket, but actually over the remarkable human capacity for steadfast denial.

Animals in Art

by Tinako, artist
My single favorite effect of veganism is the universal compassion it has unleashed in me. I think that as long as I was using animals at all, I needed to tell myself stories about them. I feel as though I’ve now been freed from a cynicism about animals that was necessary for me to be able to eat them, a justifying or excusing for eating them that I didn’t know was there, and which was untrue and unfair. I’d like to explain how I believe this impacts my art…

Earth Companions

by Linda DeStefano

It’s time to expand respect for animals.

Koko, the gorilla, communicates with people through American Sign Language and her understanding of a large vocabulary of spoken English. She is gentle with her kitten, and hugs people she likes.

Although he can escape from the killer harpoons, a whale returns to his wounded mate and stays with her until he, too, is killed by the whalers.

Veal Demonstration

May 9, 2004 (Sunday): 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. Mario’s Via Abruzzi restaurant 2740 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 14618 (585-271-1111)We will be on the public sidewalk in front of Mario’s. Do not block the driveway entrance in any way. There…

Mad Cow: Stop the Madness, by Dr. Michael Greger

February 29 (Sunday): 3 p.m.  (Hoyt Auditorium, Bldg. #9, University of Rochester), and 7 p.m. (First Unitarian Church, 220 S. Winton Rd., Rochester) Both events are FREE. We welcome all farmers, health care professionals, students and the general public. Audience…