Claiming that “Non-human entities like companies and associations have legal personhood. So why not animals too," PETA lawyer Cornelia Ziehm, is representing the piglets in Germany’s Constitutional Court, according to a Yahoo News article.
Great Britain seems to be a hopping place for animal rights activists. First, a turkey funeral in Brighton. Now a vigil for fish at a fish market in London.
In a move that gives PETA a run for its’ money, the animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere (DXe) has held a funeral for Christmas turkeys sold at a supermarket in Brighton, according to an article on talkradio.co.uk.
A case of the “apple falling not far from the tree” was caught on video recently when a Brooklyn man was confronted by an angry anti-hunter and a group of children.
It all started when Dominick Lobifaro decided to go hunting at a new spot. As a responsible hunter, Lobifaro contacted the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to make sure it was legal to hunt in that area.
It’s a fact – there are some pretty ugly sweaters out there, and the Christmas contest of wearing the ugliest sweater has become something of a tradition.
As the world appears to be picking up speed toward anarchy, the idea of respecting others, or our collective mothers’ admonition, “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all,” has gone out the window.
“To be or not to be” might have been the question in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, but the question of the day is “to eat meat or not to eat meat.”
Movie stars are in a unique position of directing social trends. When a well-known personality veers from the “party line” by wearing fur, hunting or eating meat, social activists in one form or another feel they have the right to sermonize or “take-to-task” the offending individual.
In another international move to bestow human rights to animals, the Australian Capital Territory has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to change the legal status of animals from being purely ‘property’ to sentient beings in their own right, according to an ABC News report.
It’s not healthy. That is the conclusion of Dr. Krisit Artz, medical director of lifestyle medicine and virtual health at Spectrum Health.