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Pollination Project grant recipient Cheryl Miller's project 46millionturkeys.com encourages people to recognize turkeys as sentient individuals.

Attention Thinking Vegans: Free Money for Animal Activism and Outreach

By on February 26, 2014

Grants for animal activism: $1000 to fund, start, or expand efforts to make the world better for animals.

Celebrating World Vegan Day 269 style

Celebrating World Vegan Day 269 style

By on November 2, 2012

For World Vegan Day 2012, 269 organized a worldwide campaign to honor all animals who are part of the organized exploitation and murder of animals for food, clothing, entertainment and “research.”. Hundreds of activist across the globe tattooed 269 as

Top 10 Animal Rights News Stories of 2011

Top 10 Animal Rights News Stories of 2011

By on January 13, 2012

Can you stand another year-end list? Below are what we believe were the ten biggest news stories of 2011 for animal rights initiatives. While some of these generated massive amounts of ink and airtime, a few were important stories that

SAEN releases new report on animal abuse in research labs

SAEN releases new report on animal abuse in research labs

By on October 18, 2011

A comprehensive new report on the use of non-human primates in federally regulated vivisection labs was issued today by SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation Now). The report on the state of primate research is based on USDA documentation, including the little-known

Consumer choice alone isn’t sufficient to create a vegan world

Consumer choice alone isn’t sufficient to create a vegan world

By on August 28, 2011

Recently chicken farmers and meat processors were bailed out by the U.S. government, to the tune of $40 million dollars, for the purchase of chicken carcasses. Chicken producers are having a rough time these days with the combination of higher

Campus police arrest Vegan Outreach leafletter

Campus police arrest Vegan Outreach leafletter

By on May 5, 2011

Vegan Outreach is a national nonprofit that has distributed millions of pieces of literature worldwide. Its college-based program alone has reached five million students on more than 1,800 college campuses. Its regional outreach coordinator Nikki Benoit, who famously asked Obama

Farm to Fridge Tour

Farm to Fridge Tour

By on March 2, 2011

Starting next week, Mercy For Animals is taking Farm to Fridge on the road in a custom-built truck retrofitted with 80” TV screens, speakers and billboard-sized banners. They will be traveling nearly 12,000 miles to more than 40 cities with the film to educate millions of consumers across the country.

The Fight Goes On

The Fight Goes On

By on February 22, 2011

Letter from Walter Bond, the day after his sentencing in Colorado.

Paul Watson responds to suspension of Japanese whaling

Paul Watson responds to suspension of Japanese whaling

By on February 16, 2011

The Japanese government announced yesterday that it has cut the whaling season short in the Southern Ocean due to the intervention of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

Walter Bond’s statement to the court

Walter Bond’s statement to the court

By on February 11, 2011

Walter Bond was sentenced to five years in prison for arson today. Walter's statement to the court is courageous, truthful and inspiring. You can read more about Walter and his case at his support website: http://www.supportwalter.org/

Welcome to The Thinking Vegan

Welcome to The Thinking Vegan

By on February 7, 2011

The focus of the blog is on veganism as a social justice movement, as opposed to a dietary plan. Veganism is an ethical philosophy that encompasses the prohibition of animal use for food, clothing, entertainment, scientific “research,” labor and pets.