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Restraining orders have an expiration date, the truth doesn’t

James David Jentsch Up until 2010, at the age of 46, the greatest legal issue with which I was ever confronted was a speeding ticket. And then I was served with my first restraining order by notorious monkey murderer and celebrated UCLA vivisector James David Jentsch. I lived 3000 miles away in Florida, had never…
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Message from Prisoner Tomas Vasquez – International Support Needed

Tomas Vasquez was arrested at a fur farm demonstration on November 25, 2017 and is now facing deportation. We need to support him, share his story widely, make phone calls, and exert some international pressure. Whenever an acivtist is in the hands of the state, that person must know that the rest of us are…
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Vegan 2017

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” -Nelson Mandela

the vegan objective is to dismantle speciesism

by Felix King The word vegan has a very specific objective and definition, it’s to dismantle speciesism. It doesn’t have to be set up in behavioral terms other than believing and acting on that belief that animals are equal. Speciesism is a systematic oppression as is racism, sexism, queerphobia etc. It all stems from the…
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The Farce of Thanksgiving

I question how many people understand what they are celebrating as Americans gather around tables adorned with the bodies of the victims of this year’s nonhuman genocide. The following article explains in good detail what Thanksgiving Day truly commemorates. Although it is a bit lengthy, I encourage everyone to read it in its entirety, both…
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Solidarity Action for Walter: March to Close Slaughterhouses in Mexico

On Sunday, November 20, thousands of protesters gathered in Mexico to march for Animal Liberation and shut down slaughterhouses. This action was dedicated to Walter Bond who is on hunger strike. This act of passive resistance is to protest the lack of a vegan diet and other civil rights abuses where he is incarcerated at…
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Ellen Ericksen – abusers really wish she would just be quiet!

Those who actively abuse animals or benefit from their enslavement want to ignore us. And, clearly, Ellen Ericksen makes that impossible. This article almost screams “Why doesn’t she just shut up?” And I think it outlines a brilliant example for any activist fighting against the injustice that permeates our society. Never relent. Never be silent.…
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A vegan in the path of Irma

Camille Marino September 8, 2017 We all just witnessed the devastation wreaked in Houston by Hurricane Harvey; the human toll gets enough coverage. I’m far more concerned with the nonhuman victims. I shared our community’s outrage over the companion animals left abandoned or tied up by their cowardly guardians who took their own sorry selves…
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Being whole after the war

I feel like a soldier who’s just returned from the battlefield. I’m not the same person I was when I took my first steps; I don’t think the same way, I don’t interact with people in the same way, and I’ve definitely been forever stripped of my naivete about the motivations of those who comprise…
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Fri, Sept. 8 – Sun, Sept 10: Free Visions of Change Workshop in Florida

My Office in Wildwood, Florida (about an hour north of Orlando) I went vegan and became an activist because I was horrified — in absolute disbelief — at the injustices animals are made to endure; it was because I wanted to create real change. That’s why every single one of us is here. Unfortunately, everyone…
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