Tag: cows

4H Demonstration 7/14

ARRoc will be holding a demonstration to protest a 4H Expo July 14th from 3 to 7 pm at Ontario Beach Park.  4H Event link We will have signs and use TVs to show footage of dairy farming.  (This is…

Bus Trip to Farm Sanctuary

Spend the day with friends and animal ambassadors! ARRoc is sponsoring a bus trip to Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen on Saturday, May 27th from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Tickets are $50 and include bus transportation from Pittsford Park…

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. …

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?

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.