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Terrified Turkeys Shoved from Airplane at 500 Feet

by Doll Stanley

  The 71st Yellville, Arkansas “Turkey Trot Festival” took place last month amid an air of controversy over pilot/pharmacist Dana Woods’ one-way cargo. For years, Woods has loaded turkeys onto his plane, flown over the site of the Turkey Trot Festival, at which time terrified domesticated birds are shoved from the plane to land in […]

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Why are the lives of these 8 turkeys being celebrated this Thanksgiving?

by Nadia Schilling

To celebrate Thanksgiving at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary in Western Maryland, instead of being eaten, these eight rescued individuals named: Perry, Willow, Tallulah, Mackenzie, Madison, Hugo, Giselle and Naomi are the guests of honor. Like cats and dogs, turkeys are intelligent and sensitive animals who form strong social bonds and show great affection for others. […]

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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 […]