The world is a place in need of many changes. There are many brave people who are actually working or have worked hard to make a difference and an impact in improving the world.
Over the past few weeks, I have been researching articles and writing about a part of the world that I believe should be changed, which is animal cruelty. An organization that accomplishes this goal is People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Thanks to the president and co-founder of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, many animal rights have been voiced.
Ingrid Newkirk was born in England on June 11th, 1949. As a child... [+] Read more
Open Your Eyes
Animal cruelty is -- and has always been -- present everywhere in the world. Unfortunately, the animal rights movement has only taken precedence in recent years, yet not every person is conscious that it’s an important worldwide issue. Even then, there are many categories of animal cruelty. Blood sports tend to be the most aggressive because they involve animals fighting each other. Within this category, some blood sports are criticized more than others. Many news articles about this topic can be easily accessed online; one must simply care enough to get informed... [+] Read more
An article, published in The Gazette on January 22nd, 2015 by The Telegraph, brought up the issue of animal cruelty. The title of this article, “Foie Gras Company on Trial for ‘Extreme Cruelty’ to Ducks and Geese: ‘We Are Not Barbarians’”, gives a glimpse of the conflict in this situation. The trial against the company called Ernest Soulard happened because the French animal rights group, L214, posted a video of geese being force-fed on the farms of this French company. In this short video, there are ducks that are kept in inhumane conditions; some have open wounds, and are injured or even... [+] Read more