[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…
I was tabling for our local vegan society and a GMO Labeling Bill a few weeks ago, and I was struck by the despair expressed by a few people who came up to me. “No one cares, even when they know the facts about animals,” one woman (not vegan) expressed. She seemed to believe that the best response to this was to do nothing, even within her own sphere of influence (her plate). An organic farmer said, “Monsanto is so big. People don’t know. Who will tell them?”…
by Linda Brink
Bryan Graczyk recently posted these extraordinarily interesting quotes on AR-Global:
Navajo warning: “If you kill off the prairie dogs there will be no one to cry for rain.”
Hopi Elder: “Water under the ground has much to do with rain clouds. If you take the water from under the ground, the land will dry up.”
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.
Thank you to Martha Sullivan and Marylynn Marino for tabling for ARAUNY at the 4/20/2013 UR Earth Day event!
April 16th 2009 ~ Thursday Bio/Veg Committee of Rochester NY Sierra Club, 11th Annual Environmental Forum ARAUNY accepted an invitation to table at this event. We shared information on Veganic Agriculture, Global Warming, Veganism and Animal Rights. We welcomed this…