Tag: pigs

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…

Potluck for Albert

Share a peaceful vegan meal in honor of Albert, our friend who lives in New Jersey. It will be from 1:15 – 4pm Saturday, April 8th at the Irondequoit Library, 1290 Titus Ave, Rochester, NY 14617. Free and open to…

Stand Up for Pigs

Stand up for your friends Saturday April 8th from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the corner of Titus and Hudson in Irondequoit. Rain date is Sunday, April 9th. Postponement will be announced by noon the day before. Signs will…

Recap: Funeral for a Young Pig

Thank you to those who came out for this funeral at the Public Market, where living and dead animals are sold weekly. We memorialized one of the pigs whose heads were for sale there.  We named her Violet. Thanks to…

Funeral for a Young Pig 1/28

ARRoc is planning a direct action event at the Public Market at 9 am on Jan 28, in conjunction with other organizations holding similar events in other cities.  It will be a funeral for a young pig killed in the…

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…

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?

Memorial Day Peace Parade

ARAUNY participated for the first time in Metro Justice’s Peace Parade, which follows the traditional Memorial Day parade in downtown Rochester, NY. We carried images of some of the kinds of animals used in the military: dogs, goats, seals, dolphins,…

Pig Roast Demonstration

August 24th: Batavia NY, Noon – ? 1st Presbyterian Church of Batavia, 300 East Main Street, Batavia NY (corner of Libery/Summit St) Demo to protest the pig roast, leaflet educational material, and share vegan options. For more info, please see…