Over recent centuries, humans have made significant progress in our moral views. One by one, the different, but interrelated, systems of oppression that perpetuate the discrimination of minorities have come into question.…
Most of the general population is familiar with petting zoos and pet shelters. However, relatively few people are aware of the existence of farmed animal sanctuaries, and many fewer the purpose of such sanctuaries.
Chickens are intelligent and curious animals, capable of having unique personalities, solving complex problems, and developing close social relationships. Many people consider them to be companion animals.
As the demand for fish continues to rise, marine ecosystems and fisheries around the world are collapsing. In order to keep up with the high demand, fisheries have persistently employed unsustainable tactics to catch fish, including the use of bottom trawling.…
In recent decades, animal welfare has become an increasingly important matter to many people, but common farming practice laws and exemptions from federal welfare acts allow what many consider animal cruelty to exist legally for the sake of meat, dairy, and fur production.