Eating Pigs *Does* Cause Swine Flu, and here’s why. - May 13, 2009 - Uncategorized

Despite claims that pork is safe, everyone needs to know that eating pigs (pork, bacon and the rest) does in fact cause swine flu. From the WHO FAQ on the new hybrid influenza strain: Is it safe to eat pork and pork products? Yes. influenza A(H1N1) has not been shown to be transmissible to people […]

Obama the Vegetarian Choice - September 19, 2008 - Uncategorized

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 […]

Watch Peaceable Kingdom - August 27, 2008 - Uncategorized

This is a fantastic film documenting the kind hearts of a few people who face up to factory farming, and rescue downed cows, trashed chicks, featherless chickens, and restore them to health at their farm sanctuary. A must watch for every human. Thanks ‘Tribe of Heart Productions’ for this great documentary. [googlevideo=http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7958844805155172174&ei=CYS1SKmVFZSerAPPqJG8DA&q=peaceable+kingdom]

Australian Law Reform Commission devotes biannual journal to Animals! - March 4, 2008 - Uncategorized

This report from Voiceless, Australia’s priceless fund for Animals: Voiceless applauds the Australian Law Reform Commission for devoting the current edition of its twice yearly publication, Reform, to the subject of Animal Law. … Animal Law in Australia is a cutting edge discipline which is rapidly emerging as an area for academic scholarship in the […]

Steven White on Animal Law for All - January 18, 2008 - Uncategorized

I just made a comment on Steven White’s article on the growing momentum for animal law reform. It’s a movement sorely needed in our world where the unsanctionalble exploitation of animals occurs out of the public eye but on a scale unimaginable to most. Increasingly, lawyers are striving to increase knowledge of animal welfare law, […]

Compassion for life and environment is constitutional in India! - December 20, 2007 - Uncategorized

I am particularly impressed with the vow to not engage in modern scientific (cruel and environmentally devastating) agriculture. Article 48 states: “The State shall endeavor or organize agriculture and animal husbandry on modern and scientific lines and shall, in particular, take steps for preserving and improving the breeds, and prohibiting the slaughter of cows and […]