animal rights

Chicken Farm

Why Is This STILL Happening?

by Leisa on August 4, 2013

On the weekend my seven-year-old step-son asked about what the words “free-range” meant on the cartons of eggs in the health food store we were shopping in. He has a deep interest in anything to do with animals, and I love being able to answer questions such as this with more than a two-second reply.
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Roger Moore

Ex-007 Targets UK Shop Over Foie Gras

by Leisa on November 10, 2009 British actor and former 007 Roger Moore has paid for and starred in a poster campaign outside a top London shop, pressing it to stop selling foie gras. The bus stop poster outside the upmarket department store Selfridges, on the British capital’s Oxford Street, urges shoppers to think twice about buying the delicacy, which
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Animal Action Alerts

by Leisa on November 2, 2009

I was very privileged at my last retreat in WA Perth to meet many fantastic people and make some new friends on that side of the country.  There was one very special lady there – Maree – who runs a service called “Animal Action Alert – making a difference for those without a voice”. This
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Farm Animals

Loving Our Animals

by Leisa on September 15, 2009

My father was a butcher, by trade, and it was when I was a very little girl that I went to work with him one day – and came home a vegetarian… That was the start of my foray into vegetarianism, veganism and animal rights.  I remember writing articles as a teenager, speaking out against
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