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Tag: No Kill

I Stand on the Side of Love

Photo taken by my son at a candlelight vigil in San Francisco in honor of the injured and dead of Charlottesville my family attended. We stand on the side of love. Yesterday, I was tagged on Twitter and Facebook with a photograph taken in Charlottesville, VA, of Debi Day of […]

The End of Temperament Testing

It’s time to throw out the fake hand, the doll, the food bowl takeaway, and the loud knock on the door. The debate as to whether temperament testing in a shelter is effective, flawed, needs modification, or should be discarded is over. In a recent feature, the New York Times […]

Saving Zoey

A veterinarian may face disciplinary action for refusing to kill a dog. She should be hailed as a hero. As wrong as it is to talk of animal companions as “property,” there are times when that legal status confers protection, such as under the Fourth Amendment. Dogs and cats, for […]

The Soylent Affair

I’ve been vegan for 26 years. In fact, I’m an All American Vegan. And I’ve been an All American Vegan for roughly half my life. It’s not as impressive as my wife’s 30 years of veganism or even my daughter’s 21 years. My daughter is, after all, only 21, meaning […]

No Rights for Dogs/Cats at Animal Rights Conference 2017

Instead they celebrate a killing of them. Next month, the Animal Rights Conference will take place in Alexandria, VA. It bills itself as, “The world’s largest & longest-running event dedicated to the liberation of animals from all forms of human exploitation and use.” It is not. It is sponsored by […]