This Thanksgiving, Make a Difference

by Mark Molloy

Pardon the turkey and opt for a vegan dinner instead. That the (short) life of a turkey on a factory farm is unpleasant is well known to all. This year, 45 million feeling, thinking, fully conscious, and aware turkeys will be killed for Thanksgiving. During their short, pain-filled lives, these birds experience zero federal legal […]


Over a Billion Deaths

by Lisa Levinson

Animals Suffer For Fur Annually Join a Fur Free Friday Event Near You to Stop the Suffering Did you know that at any given time, there are roughly ONE BILLION rabbits imprisoned on fur farms all over the world, with France alone brutally killing 70 MILLION rabbits per year? Each year, more rabbits are killed […]


Your Holiday Too!

by Hillary Rettig

How to Deal With Your Nonvegan Family IDA invites you to read this column on our Sustainable Activism Blog, “Your Holiday Too!” by guest blogger Hillary Rettig, author of “The Lifelong Activist: How to Change the World Without Losing Your Way” and “The 7 Secrets of the Prolific.” For many vegans and animal activists, holidays […]


Shadow the Horse Rescued by HAS

by Doll Stanley

Recently, IDA’s Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) received a call from the Grenada County Sheriff’s Office. They were investigating a report of a dead dog at a residence when they discovered a severely emaciated horse. HAS Operations Manager Sharon Stone and Maintenance Manager Kenny Harrison responded to the plea for assistance. When they arrived at the […]