animal rights

  • Activism

    “Animal Rights Come Before Religion,” according to Denmark

    A few days after a Copenhagen zoo sparked outrage for killing a healthy, young giraffe in order to “prevent inbreeding,” Denmark has announced that they would no longer allow religious exemptions for slaughter of animals¬†(warning: headline picture at link is of slaughtered animal corpses).¬†This primarily affects Jewish and Muslim people in Denmark, because in order for meat to be considered…

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  • Feminism

    PETA’s Sexualized Ads Don’t Work

    I’m a supporter of animal rights who eats a mostly vegetarian diet (I occasionally eat fish). I support organizations like the Humane Society and the SPCA, and I would support PETA if they didn’t make a habit of lying, misrepresenting scientific data, and using images of dehumanized scantily clad and nude women to get money and attention. Consider, for instance,…

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  • Events

    Women in Secularism: Carrie Poppy

      This coming spring a wonderful event is going to take place in Washington, DC. That event is called, Women in Secularism. As many of us know, there has been some debate as to how we should best address gender inequalities and the issues surrounding sexism in the skeptic and atheist communities. Some people say they are so tired of…

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