A new reality has set in, where we’re facing threats to our survivability, unprecedented in our lifetimes. If nothing else, the current global pandemic is a direct sign that humans must move away from the exploitation of animals. In not doing so, we will continue to put our own lives in peril.
Category: animal suffering
The Point of No Return, with Coda
The human animal has shot
most of the whole to hell
So what’s left needs to be dedicated to the others.
Violence In Vitro?
Does the advent of lab-grown meat mean a battle’s been won
and that the war against profiteering from pain is done?
Two Short Poems
Peace on earth for bulls and greyhounds
Sociopaths prep for another Presidential “turkey pardoning”
Despite the effort to combat exhibitionist violence, for more than twenty years now, the U.S.’s carnist political parties have carried on an annual celebration of the suffering and death of millions of innocent birds, known as the Presidential “turkey pardoning.”
Election results 2018: Carnist parties sweep all 50 states—again
Carnist candidates swept elections in all 50 states on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. While the Democrat-Republicans retain their exclusive hegemony in both houses of the U.S. Congress as well as in all 50 state legislatures, more than one billion animals are tortured, mutilated, raped, molested, kidnapped, and killed each year in the U.S. These violent and perverse acts remain legal as a direct result of Democrat-Republican political supremacy at the state and federal level. However, ramp-up for the 2020 U.S. Senate, House, and Presidential races begins immediately. There is no time for delay. Environmentalists, animal rights activists, vegans, and abolitionists who wish to halt and reverse this process are invited to run for office.
To the dogs
A poem on dogs, freedom and joyful living
Dutch MP Champions Animal Rights for UN Agenda
New York, NY, Oct. 22, 2018 – Esther Ouwehand, Member of Parliament for the Dutch Party for the Animals, is hosting the premier screening in New York tonight of the groundbreaking animal rights documentary, Dominion.
Democrats and Republicans Unite against Vegan “Milk” in Hopes of Preventing English Language from Evolving
On August 1st, the U.S. Senate—which has remained in the exclusive control of Democrat-Republicans, without interruption, for over a century—voted overwhelmingly against a measure that would have protected the natural evolution of the word “milk.”
A Humane Summer Reading List
A descriptive list of older and more recent titles of thought-provoking books for all ages.
A poem on suffering and oblivion
Breaking the Silence
A new poem by guest contributor Heather Leughmyer, on the harmful complicity of silence and the beneficial effects of breaking this silence.
Guy Rittger, Technology Coordinator, The Humane Party
Born in Los Angeles, California, but raised in Japan, Singapore and Thailand, Guy Rittger joined the Humane Party in January 2017, as the national technology coordinator, in response to an invitation from Humane Party 2016 Presidential candidate Clifton Roberts.
United States Live Animal Trade
The Humane Party’s Economic Transition Team has completed its report on live animal trade in the United States. The purpose of this report is to put together for the first time in one place the vast United States live animal trade industry data. It is meant to highlight the number of animals from all species who are both exported from and imported to the United States. The report also seeks to document the more than $3.5 billion U.S. industry that is the live animal export and import trade and to draw attention to the countries in which this trade is occurring.
A poem on abused hens by guest contributor Heather Leughmyer
Animal Cruelty Inherent in Animal Dissection in Schools
About 6 million vertebrate animals are dissected every year in high schools across the United States. This figure does not include elementary schools, middle schools, or colleges and universities. A similar number of invertebrate animals are also dissected in schools. Some of these animals are experimented upon while still alive. About 170 types of animals are used, the most common being frogs, fetal pigs, and cats.