Urgent: Take Action for Farmed Animals in Massachusetts

by Nadia Schilling

Urgent: Take Action for Farmed Animals in Massachusetts Last fall, animal advocates across Massachusetts helped collect 133,058 signatures to put on the ballot an initiative that would ban the cruel confinement of veal calves, egg-laying hens and pregnant pigs. On May 3, the clock ran out for the Massachusetts legislature to take action on this […]


Protect Animals and Humans from Domestic Abuse

by Doll Stanley

  Our world can be as dark a place for humans as it is for animals. Years of cruelty investigations have led members of our staff to witness the lingering terror and anguish suffered by women and men who have been abused by those who are supposed to love them. One of the most astounding […]


Save The Bees!

by Ryan Murphy

  Bees, our small friends who play a vital role in pollinating the flowers that become the fruits and vegetables we all need to survive, are still under attack, and their numbers are so reduced that extinction is a very real threat to their continued existence. Strong evidence shows that widely-used neonicotinoid insecticides harm bees […]


Vegan Travels

by Lisa Levinson

  Sometimes it feels challenging enough helping animals in the US. But how would things differ if we were based elsewhere in the world? What obstacles face animals and the people who help them in the Islamic culture of the United Arab Emirates and the post-Apartheid society of South Africa? We follow the travels and […]


Dairy Products Linked to Cancer?

by Ingrid Taylor

Dairy Products Linked to Cancer? “Cows’ milk is good for calves – but not for us.” That’s the urgent message Dr. Jane Plant is trying to get out in an  interview with The Telegraph. Dr. Plant has been fighting breast cancer for decades. In 1993, her cancer returned for the fifth time, and she was […]


Tear for Tilly the Cat

by Doll Stanley

  In mid-March, a man entered the Brookhaven Animal Rescue League shelter in Mississippi with a motive that is the nightmare of shelter caregivers. He asked to see kittens, but the kittens were unavailable at the time. The visitor was shown to the cat room to see the adult cats, including Tilly, a little gray […]


Operation Glass Walls – Launched!

by Nadia Schilling

Operation Glass Walls – Launched! It’s a subject few of us want to think about, but it’s a harsh reality for billions of animals. In the United States and across the globe, farmed animals and slaughterhouse workers are often hidden from the public eye, shielded behind private walls and isolated in remote locations. Undercover footage […]