Farm Sanctuary’s E-News & Action Alert 05/25/07

May 26th, 2007 4:28 pm by Kelly Garbato

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From: Farm Sanctuary – info [at] farmsanctuary.org
Date: May 25, 2007 3:52 PM
Subject: Farm Sanctuary’s E-News & Action Alert 05/25/07

Speak up now for Chicago’s foie gras ban!

Ever since the passage of Chicago’s historic foie gras ban in 2006, the foie gras lobby has been using every trick in the book trying to overturn it. We need every animal protection advocate in the U.S. to speak up and voice support for Chicago’s humane law. Click here to find out how you can help!

Brooklyn Ducks, Chickens Find Refuge, Seek Permanent Homes

When separate groups of ducks and chickens were dropped off at New York City Animal Care & Control on the same day, it left a lot of people scratching their heads. But a closer look at the animals revealed they were all around eight weeks old, their ages coinciding with the annual influx into shelters of abandoned baby animals purchased around Easter. Now, the lucky ducks and chickens are living at Farm Sanctuary’s New York Shelter and are seeking placement into loving homes as part of our Farm Animal Adoption Network. Read more.

Call for Artwork and Auction Items for Farm Sanctuary’s 2007 Gala

Thanks to the generosity and creativity of auction contributors, Farm Sanctuary auctions have raised thousands of dollars for our rescue and protection campaigns, helping us to help more farm animals. We are currently seeking contributions of farm animal-inspired artwork and other unique items for Farm Sanctuary’s Gala for Farm Animals, which will take place in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sept. 8. Showcase your artwork or promote your business and help farm animals all at the same time! For more information, contact us at 607-583-2225 ext. 237 or mailto:gala [at] farmsanctuary.org.

Activists of the Month! Glenn Gaetz and Joanne Chang

Glenn Gaetz and Joanne Chang lived worlds apart as children. When fate smiled upon them as adults and they met while traveling along a similar path, Joanne and Glenn not only discovered a promising future with each other, but also a shared life devoted to animal advocacy. Now Glenn and Joanne are two inspiring parts of a powerful pair that’s doing all it can to take action and speak up for those who can’t. Read more.

In the News

Governor’s Signature Bans Horse Slaughter
Chicago Tribune – May 25, 2007

Life Long Vegetarian Diet Reduces The Risk Of Colorectal Cancer
Science Daily – May 23, 2007

In the Store

Factory Farming Compilation DVD
(75 min.) Compilation DVD featuring five productions (including Life Behind Bars) and seven public service announcements on various industries.

About Farm Sanctuary

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Farm Sanctuary is the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization. Since incorporating in 1986, we have worked to expose and stop cruel practices of the “food animal” industry through research and investigations, legal and legislative actions, public awareness projects, youth education, and direct rescue and refuge efforts. Our shelters in Watkins Glen, NY and Orland, CA provide lifelong care for hundreds of rescued animals, who have become ambassadors for farm animals everywhere by educating visitors about the realities of factory farming. For more information about Farm Sanctuary or our programs, please visit http://www.farmsanctuary.org or call 607-583-2225. To become a Farm Sanctuary member or to make a donation today using our secure online form, http://www.farmsanctuary.org/join/donate2.htm. For updates on previous action alerts, http://www.farmsanctuary.org/actionalerts/update.htm.

Please forward and distribute widely! Thank you
Farm Sanctuary, P.O. Box 150 Watkins Glen, NY 14891.

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