I never really thought of myself as a vegan purist. Being an ethical vegan for the last 11 years, I always considered myself just a vegan, doing the bare minimum of trying to do the least harm possible in regards to nonhuman animals.
On April 20, a group of activists from Fermare Green Hill campaign entered a pharmacology lab at the University of Milano, Italy. Very quickly, news spread on social media. If you were like me, you spent the day reading updates
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
I received an email from a vivisector regarding from the media coverage for Beagle Freedom Project, which my company Evolotus has managed for almost a year. Below I’ve included her letter, in sections, then my responses. “First, I should introduce
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
Michael Budkie, A.H.T., is the co-founder & Executive Director of Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! (SAEN). After witnessing the atrocities of animal experimentation during his education, he successfully ended a head injury experiment on cats at the Univ. of Cincinnati. In
Leigh-Chantelle Koch of Viva La Vegan interviewed me about the Beagle Freedom Project and vivisection.
Because of our work, we’ve had a number of opportunities to interact with animal exploiters. Recently we reached out to a vivisection lab on behalf of Beagle Freedom Project to see if they were able to release any dogs to
Earlier this month, L.A.-based Beagle Freedom Project, part of ARME (Animal Rescue, Media & Education), spearheaded the rescue of beagles used in animal testing labs. Founder Shannon Keith and fellow animal rights attorney Jill Ryther, along with activist Ady Gil
They had no names, only an ID number tattooed on their ears. They had never seen the sun or smelled the fresh air. They had never felt grass under their feet, only the cold steel wire of their cages.