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The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men. - Leonardo Davinci

 

(T)here is no part of a cow that you slice off that tastes like Italian sausage. If you like the taste of garlic, fennel, and red pepper, what’s wrong with adding them to seitan and enjoying it?

Dan Staackmann of Upton’s Naturals interviewed at JL Goes Vegan with give away (via stinktownvegan)

revolucionvegana:

I saw something similar to this yesterday. I don’t think people realize how fucked up this is. I see so many parents taking their children for a ride, teaching them their enjoyment is worth more than these animals’ freedom. I was one of those kids. I saw no problem with it because everyone else was doing it. If my parents thought it was ok, then it should be ok, right? 
I’ve heard some of those parents say they feel sorry for those ponies, but “the kid has so much fun”. No wonder people are so incredibly selfish. We raise them to be that way. It’s my fun day. It’s my moment. I deserve to have a good time. Where’s the empathy.
Your own pleasure should never override someone else’s autonomy.

revolucionvegana:

I saw something similar to this yesterday. I don’t think people realize how fucked up this is. I see so many parents taking their children for a ride, teaching them their enjoyment is worth more than these animals’ freedom. I was one of those kids. I saw no problem with it because everyone else was doing it. If my parents thought it was ok, then it should be ok, right? 

I’ve heard some of those parents say they feel sorry for those ponies, but “the kid has so much fun”. No wonder people are so incredibly selfish. We raise them to be that way. It’s my fun day. It’s my moment. I deserve to have a good time. Where’s the empathy.

Your own pleasure should never override someone else’s autonomy.

I’ve seen several posts lately asking about L’Oreal’s ‘new’ stance on animal testing, so I thought I would do a post of my own. L’Oreal are not the shiny happy company they are making themselves out to be.
This is their statement:
“L’Oréal no longer tests on animals any of its products or any of its ingredients, anywhere in the world. Nor does L’Oréal delegate this task to others. An exception could only be made if regulatory authorities demanded it for safety or regulatory purposes.”
The devil is in the detail, the last line is their disclaimer, their get out of jail free card so they think. PLEASE don’t fall for it. The line is another way to state ‘unless required by law’ or reserving the ‘right’ to bring something ‘innovative’ to market that would require lab tests, so not using already proven to be safe ingredients. Sometimes cosmetics with fancy claims are actually classed as drugs so they of course have to be legally tested. L’OREAL and many other companies like them employ people to cleverly word things so you fall for it. PLEASE don’t let them get away with it.

Nik Anti-Speciest (via fightingforanimals)

pepperandpals:

The goal of #SmallPetRespect is to encourage current and potential owners of small pets to become more educated on the animals they care for.

By tweeting facts and advice, we’ll destroy some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding the smallest of our companions.  

When it comes to animals like birds (particularly budgies and cockatiels), small mammals, rodents, reptiles, fish (bettas need special mention), amphibians, arachnids, etc, many are picked up on a whim without proper prior research. Many of these animals are cheaply obtained at chain pet stores.

To make matters worse, many enclosures, tanks, cages, and habitats sold in pet stores are not suitable for the animals they are marketed for.

Many animals wind up mistreated due to ignorance and a prevailing attitude that such pets are disposable. It’s time to change that.

Do you share your home with a small pet? What would you say to someone looking into owning one? You can join the conversation on Twitter and Tumblr by tagging #SmallPetRespect.

Share stories, wisdom learned, facts, resources, advice and more. Please signal boost! Help us show that though they are small, all pets deserve respect.

Alright guys listen up!

novacaineexe:

The Newton County animal shelter in Indiana is going to be shut down.

Why is this such a big deal? Because It’s a no kill shelter.

Newton County does not want to fund a no kill shelter anymore.

The dogs in there have until August 1st, until they are killed.

So people need to adopt them, or help fund it, and get it to $3000.

vegan-vulcan:

fleetonic:

vegan-vulcan:

ejacutastic:

(source)

All of this except without purchasing or using bee products. We don’t need them. Bees do. Like this says—they pollinate a third of our food. Why the hell do we need to take their food too? DO NOT PURCHASE ANYTHING WITH BEE PRODUCTS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BECAUSE BEES DON’T MAKE THEM FOR US. BEES ARE ENTITLED TO KEEP WHAT THEY MAKE AS A RESULT OF POLLINATING OUR FOOD.

oKAY BUT MISTER VEGAN SIR/MADAM/PERSON HOOOLLD UP

Bees may be having a bit of a hard time pollinating things right now BUT 

Beekeepers take only the excess honey, the honey the bees can’t eat, and leave what they need, aswell as the pollen. They only take two weeks worth of pollen a YEAR, and not consecutively. 

so

If you dont buy bee products, then beekeepers will lose money, money they use to keep their businesses going, and won’t be able to afford the upkeep of their beehives, and will have to destroy them. SO buying bee products HELPS the bees.

YES buy bee products. HELP local beekeeping businesses and if you can’t find local, go ahead and buy larger, national ones. 

PLEASE support bees in any way you possible can

Um, no.

Even local beekeepers are still harming bees

Bees are not vending machines, sorry.

http://www.vegetus.org/honey/honey.htm

ATTENTION LGBTQ YOUTH IN TEXAS:

guacamolebeautyqueen:

lezbian-chic:

Governor elections are coming up really soon.

Your main tickets are:

Tx. attorney general Greg Abbott (R)

Senator Wendy Davis (D)


Abbott is for “traditional values” AKA against gay rights.

Davis is all for LGBTQ rights.

IF WENDY DAVIS IS ELECTED TEXAS MAY FINALLY LEGALIZE GAY MARRIAGE BY NEXT YEAR.

ALL WE NEED TO DO IS VOTE!!!!!


REBLOG TO SAVE LIVES

VOTE BABBIES

Sorry we couldn’t save you.

From vegans to all creatures who have died at the hands of man (via vegan-mind)

(Source: veganminds)

the-renegade-rose:

Back to School Sale at MinervaHemp!

Everything is 15% off with code SCHOOL15.

Get yourself or your kiddo some fresh new kicks for school (or whatever else)! These soft shoes are totally vegan and made from Romanian hemp and organic cotton. I’m cleaning out fabric inventory to make way for new products and gearing up for the holiday season.

zooophagous:

naturepunk:

These two pups are named Shentea and Diamond. They are in desperate need of a foster home, and if none can be found before the end of the week, they will likely face euthanasia. 
Why? 
Because their previous owner claimed that they were wolfdogs. They are not. They are likley German shepherd/husky mixes, and now their lives are on the line because of misrepresentation. 
I’ve offered to foster these two if no other option can be found, but if you or anyone you know may be able to lend a hand, PLEASE contact me ASAP. They currently in Klamath Falls, Oregon, but I can help with transportation if need-be. 

Case in point: why it’s a big stupid idea to claim your dog is a wolfdog when it isn’t one.

zooophagous:

naturepunk:

These two pups are named Shentea and Diamond. They are in desperate need of a foster home, and if none can be found before the end of the week, they will likely face euthanasia.

Why?

Because their previous owner claimed that they were wolfdogs. They are not. They are likley German shepherd/husky mixes, and now their lives are on the line because of misrepresentation.

I’ve offered to foster these two if no other option can be found, but if you or anyone you know may be able to lend a hand, PLEASE contact me ASAP. They currently in Klamath Falls, Oregon, but I can help with transportation if need-be.

Case in point: why it’s a big stupid idea to claim your dog is a wolfdog when it isn’t one.