For a month, I sampled three different skin care lines that have no toxic chemicals. All of them are rated at the Skin Deep Cosmetic Safety Database, have signed the Compact for Safe Cosmetics and are listed in the PETA "cruelty-free" shopping guide.
A new bill in the Iowa State Legislature would make it illegal to photograph farmed animals without first getting permission from the farmer. What are they trying to hide?
It's time for the State Department to permanently change its policy to allow all members of U.S. citizens' families -- no matter how many legs they have -- to evacuate together when disaster strikes.
With two wars going on, the economy still faltering, and the government on the brink of shutting down, why is Congress protecting Ringling Bros. Circus?
There I was with one of my best friends from cooking school. and we were in charge of serving 1,600 fancy, famous people dinner after the awards ceremony. For crying out loud, we were at the Oscars.
The next time you bring a camel to a protest on an icy street, get the two-hump kind. Those are stocky and lower to the ground. They were obviously designed to walk on slushy Wisconsin streets.
Not supporting welfare reforms is both speciesist and counterproductive. And while saying "all or nothing" might make us feel pure, it hurts animals.
Animal fur has come to represent arrogant indifference and frivolous cruelty. Designers who resist this risk being seen as out-of-step and ignorant of a well-documented reality.
Just when environmentalists were beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel, Canada's Fisheries Minister announced that restrictions on exporting seal meat to China had been lifted.
It's unusual that a company has chosen to include something in their upcoming Super Bowl ad that young people overwhelmingly disagree with: cruelty to animals.
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As Gov. Bill Richardson prepared to relinquish his office, the NIH gave him a beautiful going-away present. As he requested, they called a halt to the federal government's cruel plan to take 202 chimpanzees and subject them once again to years of experiments.
Congratulating the Philadelphia Eagles for doing "the capitalism thing" under the pretense of it being "the right thing" is wrong and the wrong message to send young African-American males.
I'm not saying it's OK to wear fur, but don't give people the stink-eye for wearing fur if you're still eating factory-farmed meat. Or driving a car with leather seats. Or wearing Uggs.
Marketers should rally together and refuse to service any company that profits from the sale of exploited animals.
Jesus' message is one of love and compassion, yet there is nothing loving or compassionate about the modern industries that produce almost all of the chickens, pigs and other farmed animals that are turned into meat in this country