Animal Rights

10. Animal Rights or Animal Lives?

I have been championing animal rights since organizing the first national animal rights conference in 1981. But how do I explain this concept to my neighbor? And how about the social contract? Is animal rights about them or about us? And what about saving animal lives?  A Bit of History In 1965, British novelist, playwright, …

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08. Don’t Eat the Turkey!

It was a beautiful day in Washington in early September of 1975. I was still flush with excitement from having attended my first World Vegetarian Congress in Orono, Maine. That’s where I decided to devote the rest of my life to ending the use of animals for food. That’s  also where I met Nellie “Saiom” …

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