Farm Sanctuary’s E-News & Action Alert 09/13/07

September 28th, 2007 1:05 pm by Kelly Garbato

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Date: Sep 13, 2007 4:06 PM
Subject: Farm Sanctuary’s E-News & Action Alert 09/13/07

Tell the Rabbinical Council of America That Tradition is no Excuse for Cruelty

Farm Sanctuary is joining with other animal protection organizations in urging the Rabbinical Council of America to take a position against killing chickens during the “kapparot” ritual, scheduled this year for Sept. 17-21. Humane groups are urging the hens’ lives be spared by substituting other items in place of live animals. Read more.

Farm Animal of the Month: Meghan

As a lady of certain years, Meghan the sheep counts herself a member of an esteemed group found in Farm Sanctuary’s New York Shelter sheep barn. It’s called the Bridge Club, its members are a stately collection of elderly sheep who enjoy their golden years to the fullest, gathering together to while away the days snoozing in the sun or the warm comfort of the barn. Meghan’s life is now one of pure leisure—but don’t ever doubt that she’s paid her dues. Read more.

Blog for a Cause

Everyone else is writing them. Why shouldn’t you? Make an impact on the Web by creating your very own engaging and enlightening veggie-themed blog. Focus on topics like animal-free food, fashion with compassion, kind crafts, thought-provoking news, or anything else your big vegan heart desires. Captivate hundreds or even thousands of readers with your unique perspective on what it means to live cruelty-free. Check out these hip, entertaining and educational examples for inspiration:

Product Body and Farm Sanctuary

Help support Farm Sanctuary while helping yourself to luscious, fresh, handmade body products. Product Body is donating 10 percent of the proceeds from all September sales on to Farm Sanctuary. So drop by and grab some Crush On You (a product Bust magazine called “quite possibly the best exfoliant known to women”) or any of our other fabulous scrubs, balms or butters. Offering a selection of vegan, all natural and CRUELTY FREE products:


Manure causes stink for lawmakers and farmers
Reuters, September 6, 2007

The omnivore’s dilemma: a natural history of four meals
Atlantic Monthly, August 28, 2007

Farm Sanctuary Gala
Product Body Blog, September 10, 2007


The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter


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 or call 607-583-2225. To become a Farm Sanctuary member or to make a donation today using our secure online form, please visit: For updates on previous action alerts, please visit:

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