Compassionate Action for Animals

  1. Did you know that pigs can play video games, and mother hens teach their chicks to count to ten? Meet some of Farm Sanctuary’s most amazing residents, and learn about how you can be a more effective advocate for farm animals everywhere.

    Nick Cooney is the founder of The Humane League and is Compassionate Communities Manager for Farm Sanctuary. He is also the author of Change Of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change. Nick’s work for animals has been covered by Time magazine, CNN, National Public Radio, and hundreds of other media outlets. He also blogs for Farm Sanctuary’s Compassionate Communities Campaign.

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  2. In this talk we will explore ways our ordinary ethical concepts can be brought to bear on the issue of eating animals, we will discuss a few of the prominent positions and arguments philosophers have offered on both sides of the ethical issue of eating animals, and we will critically examine some of the common defenses offered in favor of eating animals.

    Jeff Johnson is an assistant professor of philosophy at St. Catherine University in Saint Paul, where he regularly teaches courses on animal ethics and on the ethics of eating animals in particular. Jeff also volunteers for and serves on the board of directors of Compassionate Action for Animals.

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Compassionate Action for Animals

Loren Stark

Compassionate Action for Animals

Most of us would like to think that the meat, milk, and eggs we buy come from animals who have lived happy, healthy lives. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. Like cats and dogs, the animals we eat


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Compassionate Action for Animals

Most of us would like to think that the meat, milk, and eggs we buy come from animals who have lived happy, healthy lives. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. Like cats and dogs, the animals we eat have complex emotions including the ability to suffer. Yet on modern farms, they are treated with such disregard that similar treatment to a cat or dog would be grounds for felony cruelty charges in Minnesota.

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