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Dogs in South Korea Need You!

by Robin Dorman

In the margins of an unfathomable existence—in dog farms, slaughterhouses, butcher shops, “health” food stores, among other wretched places, with their smell of human injustice and cruelty, dogs in South Korea are subjected to the most unimaginable suffering until their last breath. Huddled together in filthy cages or on unforgiving slabs of cold cement, gripped […]

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Farewell to an Animal Rights Legend

by Anita Carswell

The world’s animals and animal rights activists lost one of their most incredibly tenacious and dedicated defenders last week. David Hayden was known and loved by many. He was one of those rare individuals who didn’t have many detractors. He was universally respected and considered an oasis of stability and strength in an often violent […]

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Lonely Abandoned Rabbit Rescued by IDA Staff

by Anita Carswell

In order to start the new year with a bang  (or a hop, as luck would have it), it seems that IDA’s Guardian Campaign Director, Anita Carswell, was fated to rescue and become the guardian of yet another rabbit, along with her partner, IDA’s all purpose fix-it and build-it man, Brendan Montgomerie. The call came […]

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WillPower vs. Won’tPower — Is it Really Hard to Stop Hurting Animals?

by Jack Carone

There is a tendency for some of us who wish to promote veganism—a way of living which excludes the use of animals for food, clothing and other exploitation— to cushion the call to action with a warning/acknowledgement/suggestion that it is a difficult thing to do. While this is surely the case for some people, for […]

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Indiana Residents – Fight the Ag Gag Bill!

by Christy Griffin

Senate Bill 101 is scheduled to be heard by a committee of Indiana Assembly Members TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 7, at 10:00 am. Please call the committee members to let them know that you strongly oppose this Ag Gag bill. SB 101 is attempting to criminalize the investigation of cruelty to animals on factory farms and in slaughterhouses.