Turkey Rescue 2014!
Hello DawnWatch folks!
Its turkey rescue season again! This year the girls are named Pamela and Alexandra, after two Baywatch babes who grew into fantastic vegan activists.
I have a Huffington Post piece coming out in the next day or two (at http://...
DawnWatch: Farm Sanctuary's Susie Coston in O Magazine -- in time for Saturday's celebration in Acton! 11/15/14
Just in time for this Saturday's beautiful "Celebration for the Turkeys" event at Farm Sanctuary's Acton shelter (near Los Angeles -- details at the end of this alert), O Magazine's December issue is out and it includes a beautiful feature piece on Farm Sa...
Dawnwatch: Please tweet to Lisa Ling tonight as she'll be live during the show 11/9/14
Unfortunately Lisa Lings This is Life episode promoting gay rodeo is still set to air this evening on CNN at 10pm Eastern and Pacific. Lisa Ling will be tweeting live during the show from http://Twitter.com/lisaling. Please reply to her...
DawnWatch: Lisa Ling on CNN giving unfortunate coverage to gay rodeos this Sunday night 11/9/14
Lisa Ling has a new show on CNN, "This is Life, With Lisa Ling," which airs Sunday evenings at 10pm:
I caught it last week and greatly enjoyed it. And I remember Lisa Ling's superb coverage of pu...
DawnWatch: Extraordinary article on egg farming in Harper Magazine, November 2014
The November 2014 issue of Harper Magazine has what may be the finest mainstream media article on egg production I've ever read. I don't know that I have even read a piece more thorough and compelling in an animal rights magazine. The blurb on the cover of...
DawnWatch: Bill Maher in NY Times urges Christie not to veto gestation crate ban AGAIN 10/18/14
Bill Maher, who often speaks out for the animals, has an opinion piece in the Saturday, October 18 New York Times, titled "Free Pigs from the Abusive Crates." It's on page A23, and it is also pointed to on the front page of the print edition and on the web...
DawnWatch: NY Times on horse racing and bear hunting 10/13/14
Today's, Monday, October 13, New York Times, has two stories about humans killing members of other species for sport. Though it pains me to share them, and I know they are not fun to read, it is important that we respond so that the Times editors know that...
DawnWatch: NPR Marketplace story touts veganism to end world hunger 10/6/14
A story that aired on the National Public Radio show, Marketplace, on Monday October 6, threatened to be "just another story about the laws of supply and demand," but ended up spelling out why vegan diets are our best hope for ending world hunger.
DawnWatch: Maternal Deprivation studies covered by Jane Velez Mitchell on HLN 10/2/14
Last night, Thursday October 2, Jane Velez Mitchell covered the University of Wisconsin's impending primate maternal deprivation experiments on her national HLN evening news show. She interviewed Wayne Pacelle, head of the Humane Society of the United Stat...
DawnWatch: A page of letters on animal cruelty in USA Today. Thank you! 8/20/14
Today, I get to share the power of feedback. Every day the USA Today letters section is devoted to a single issue. Today, thanks to the fantastic reader response to Friday's column by Farm Sanctuary's Bruce Friedrich (you'll find that DawnWatch alert here ...
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