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Why Should We Subsidize Foods That Make Us Sick?

by Nadia Schilling

  Researchers from Jama Internal Medicine have followed the diets of 10,308 Americans and measured the health effects of eating high-fat meat and dairy products which are heavily subsidized with our taxes. What the study found, was that those who consumed the highest amount of subsidized foods were 41 percent more likely to be overweight, […]

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‘Roos on Death Row!

by Bob Price

  Each year since the early 1990’s in the land “down under,” kangaroos have fallen victim to corporate greed and exploitation. For nearly three decades, the most iconic species of an entire continent has been the victim of government sanctioned “culls” in which hunters are allowed to recklessly blast away at mobs of kangaroos slaying […]

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It’s an Outback Outrage

by Bob Price

  Every year in Australia, more than FIVE MILLION kangaroos, wallabies, and baby joeys are hunted down and brutally murdered to satisfy our hunger for steaks and burgers, shoes and belts. We have got to stop this profit-hungry industry from spiraling further out of control! And it starts with saving one hundred kangaroos and their […]

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Boknal Dog Meat Days are Almost Upon Us!

by Bob Price

  In just a few weeks, the annual dog eating festival of South Korea will begin and tens of thousands of dogs and cats will be tortured and killed in some of the most brutal and inhumane ways imaginable. Bok-Nal  translates literally as “Dog Days” and is a Korean holiday marking the height of the […]

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We are about to head into the lion’s den.

by Bob Price

  Less than three weeks from today the Doomsday Clock tolls. South Korea’s dog slaughterfest known as Boknal Days will begin. May you never, so long as you live, witness a dog being electrocuted, beaten to death, or boiled alive. May you never hear the screams or smell the smells or see the struggle. If […]

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5 Dogs SAVED from Dog Meat Slaughterhouse Jaws of Death

by Fleur Dawes

  The air was thick with the overpowering smell of fear. On the filthy slaughterhouse floor were buckets filled with lifeless skulls. The brave rescuers steeled themselves for the job they’d come to do: to rescue as many dogs as possible from certain death. And that death promised to be vicious, slow, and painful, for […]

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It’s Time to Stop Yulin!

by Bob Price

  Every year, thousands of dogs are  tortured and killed at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The mass butchering will begin next week, Tuesday June 21, 2016. On Monday, In Defense of Animals joined forces with Care2 to rally to put an end to the Yulin Festival. Over 100 activists gathered in front of the […]

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Dairy Farms Identified as a Major Pollutant in California

by Nadia Schilling

  Dairy Farms Identified as a Major Pollutant in California Earlier this year, thousands of In Defense of Animals supporters wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking why the meat and dairy industries get a free pass from reporting their greenhouse gas emissions. It was a fair question, considering the government collects mandatory reports […]

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Australia says NO to National Ag-gag!

by Nadia Schilling

  Australia says NO to National Ag-gag! Attempts to change Australia’s NATIONAL Criminal Code to punish activists who expose animal cruelty, rather than the mega-animal industries responsible for the cruelty itself, has just lapsed in dissolution – i.e. it’s dead! We are incredibly grateful to YOU. Thousands of In Defense of Animals supporters flooded Australia’s […]

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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 […]