In Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice editor Lisa Kemmerer brings together essays by 14 women who work as animal advocates. Carol J. Adams contributed the foreword to the book, addressing the importance of bringing together these women’s stories as a way for the reader to discover their own stories of awareness and engagement. In the field of biology, “sister species” refers to pairs of species in which each is the other’s closest relative.
The Humane Party today announced its first two candidates for the 2018 United States Congress elections. Clifton Roberts has been nominated as the Humane Party’s 2018 candidate for U.S. Senator representing the state of California. Robert Mason has been nominated as the Humane Party’s candidate for U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Texas (District 3). Both candidates are the first-ever HP nominees for U.S. Congressional races in California and Texas.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), one of the more visible and vocal animal rights groups, had been touting its so-called Animals’ Party. This is not a real political party, but a promotional stunt by PETA and another of its campaigns featuring scantily clad female models in order to attract attention.
On January 1st, 2017, the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Humane Party rotates from Robin Miller to Clifton Roberts.
To all the U.S. voters who want direct presidential elections instead of the Electoral College system: The Humane Party agrees with you.
Editorial cartoon by Jim Bertram shows the Republican and Democrat animal mascots dreaming of life with the Humane Party instead. … More