SEPTEMBER 2012 AGN VEG
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Christian Vegetarian Association
World’s FIRST official PARTY FOR ANIMALS
Would We Be Healthier With a Vegan Diet?
Rise of the 'semi-vegetarians'
Meat-Free McDonald's: Fast Food Chain To Open Vegetarian Restaurants In India In 2013
More black Americans are giving up meat and dairy
NASA is in the process of planning their menu for a manned voyage to Mars in the 2030s. And guess what? All 100 recipes will be vegetarian!! Making meals for a mission to Mars
This Week’s Famous Quote
“A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life he is able to assist and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.”
~ Albert Schweitzer
The Total Nonsense About “Happy Cows”
Gary L. Francione, Professor at
who claims, Bob Bansen, a close friend of his, raises dairy cows in a way that makes them happy and therefore produce more. However, this idyllic scenario of course has some faults. For once, dairy cows don't happily give their milk. It's taken from them. They don't happily give up their calves. They are taken from them.
And at the end of their productive life? Slaughter comes not so happily. Please visit Nicholas Kristof: Please Wince. Please.
Of course it is not possible for God’s animals to be happy when they are exploited for their milk, eggs or meat. While some farms are less abusive than others, in all of them animals are seen as commodities who are not allowed to exercise their God-given instincts. Even in the best dairy farms, cows are still impregnated against their will, their milk which was intended for their calves is stolen from them, they don’t get to raise their young and they all meet the same fate: the horrifying slaughterhouse.
I hope the claims of “happy cows” don’t push Christians to believe that as long as animals are given some consideration, is fine to exploit them.
Have a blessed day!
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Christian Vegetarian Association
Health Concerns about Dairy Products
Dietary Guidelines: Just Say No
What happens when the twin mandates of the USDA to both promote agribusiness and protect our nation’s health come into conflict?
The Pork Industry’s True Face
Scientific evidence indicates that cramming pigs in gestation crates, where they are immobilized for 2.5 years of their lives, is inhumane. Although this causes sever mental, emotional and psychological pain to sows, the pork industry still defends this practice and still keeps 80% of breeding sows under unnimaginable suffering in these torture devices. Please visit National Pork Producers Council: Anti-Science & Anti-Animal
Why does the pork industry try to defense what is obvisously indefensible? The answer, very sadly, is simply profit. I hope those who call themselves stewards of God’s Creation refuse to give even a cent of their money to this industry that abuses God’s animals and deceives consumers.
10 Billion Lives
Meat reduction: ‘Recommendations should no longer be based on health effects alone’Dietary recommendations to cut back on red and processed meat could help the UK government toward its target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as well as providing health benefits for individuals, claims a new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Friend or Food? The Ideology of How We Decide
Eating for Health, Not Weight
8 Cruelest Foods You Eat
Making Vegan a New Normal
Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay
PCRM to Launch Spanish-Language Kickstart
What It Takes To Put Meat On Your Plate