Obama’s progressive stance apparently translates into moves towards human health and animal wefare, in the form of less subsidy for the meat industry and greater availablity of healther food for schools. UPDATE: In contrast, Republican Vice president candidate Sarah Palin is a hunter, displaying a shocking disrespect for life which might translate into a continuation […]
UPDATE: There is also an impressive “Food vs. Feed‘ petition which is running until 12 April 2009 and will be delivered to the secretariat general of the United Nations. If you haven’t signed veg4earth yet, do so quickly! It just hit the 2500 mark.
While I have tremendous respect for all people who campaign to reduce the suffering of animals, I must say, the work of Gary Francione has opened my eyes to a contradiction that’s been lingering in my mind for a while.