Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam vetoes the proposed “ag gag” bill. Ag Gag bills seek to criminalize individuals who document animal abuse in slaughterhouses and on factory farms. Without the evidence that undercover video provides, the worst abuses committed by the factory farming industry would go unseen and unpunished.
World Go Vegan Week (Oct. 24 – 31) was a delicious success with dozens of pizza restaurants participating by offering a vegan pizza for the week featuring Daiya cheese, a vegan cheese that melts, stretches and tastes like traditional dairy-based cheese. IDA volunteers worked hard to get restaurants to participate in our campaign Vegan Pizza […]
The IDA San Rafael office had some fun this Halloween teaming up with the San Francisco Vegetarian Society to hand out vegan Halloween sweet treats and our Reason for Vegan Brochures to passers-by on Haight St. in San Francisco! Volunteers made frightening yummy treats like maple cookies and cinnamon chocolate chip bars to show everyone […]
I love Halloween. The coming darkness of autumn, the creepy, smiling jack-o-lanterns, and pumpkin-flavored everything. At what other time of the year do you get to dress up in wacky, sexy, or superhero costumes and eat yourself sick with candy? What a great holiday! But Halloween can also be a nightmare for vegans—seems like […]
World Go Vegan Week is Oct. 24 – 31, and IDA volunteers have been hard at work getting pizza restaurants to participate in our Vegan Pizza Takes Over the World campaign! We’ve had 73 volunteers reach out to 142 pizza restaurants in the U.S. and Canada, asking them to participate in our week of celebration […]
Do you wear your veganism on your sleeve? It’s great to lead by quiet example, but consider making an even stronger impact by speaking up about your reasons for going vegan. Remember, the animals don’t have a voice, so now is the time to amp up your game to the next level. Okay, so you’re […]
On September 27, 2011, the Richmond, California City Council voted to end live bird sales at its farmers’ market, effective November 1, 2011. In Defense of Animals partnered with LGBT Compassion to organize weekly protests, petitions, action alerts and other pressures to convince the city to end the cruel practice of selling live chickens at […]