Tag: food

Human Rights Day

ARAUNY will be participating in the 2015 Human Rights Day Thursday, December 10th, at Downtown United Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street, Rochester.  See flyer for details.

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?

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.

Faux animal products and veganism

 By John Carbonaro [The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY.] It seems that a plant-based diet is more popular than ever if the growth of the non-animal products industry is any indication. It…