Would you buy a conflict diamond, purchase a slave, or bank dividends from Auschwitz?
Of course you wouldn't -- those are all questions of conscience...
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For the young female orca known as Morgan, the brutal bullying by the other orcas at Loro Parque is the sad reality she faces for the rest of her life unless a court in the Netherlands intervenes.
Morgan's time in captivity doesn't preclude her from being retrained to live back in the wild, but as her court case lingers longer and longer, each day of delay condemns her to a life that is not life.
The University of New Mexico at Albuquerque is calling a fowl foul after a woman claims she saw a school employee monitoring the campus pond smash duc...
When it comes down to it, aren't we mostly debating an arbitrary line that's been drawn in the sand with what is and what isn't acceptable in animal research?
By DANIELLA CHESLOW, Associated Press
JERUSALEM -- For generations, ultra-Orthodox Jews have marked Yom Kippur by swinging live chickens over their...
Can you tell the taste difference between an animal that has been humanely raised versus one that has "been pushed through the machine"?
"Concern for animals is Biblical, and we don't get a choice on this." Dr. Matthew Sleeth told me. "If we don't care for animals, we let God down."
Ohio voters will hit the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of an agribusiness-backed proposal that would amend the state constitution and create a boar...
We've seen time and time again that the animals' fate is intertwined with our own, and that addressing animal welfare policies helps to safeguard all of us.
On Wednesday, November 26, 2008, over eight hundred clients of the Food Bank were fed a hot, delicious Thanksgiving banquet.
The federal government took two major steps today to protect wild animals from cruelty and abuse. The government clearly has a key role to play when it comes to animal conservation.
President Obama is correct to call for a review of the FDA: the agency needs more resources to prevent contaminated foods from poisoning consumers and to deter and punish wrong doers.
Rep. Kucinich (D-OH) -- whom we around here affectionately refer to as the "Peace Gnome" -- is urging the L.A. City Council to free a captive elephant languishing in a county zoo.
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