Free "Farmed Animals and the Law" Brochures - This Week Only!Posted by Lisa Franzetta, ALDF's Director of Communications on August 31st, 2009
This week only, ALDF's Farmed Animals and the Law brochures are available for FREE. Hand them out at events, display them at supporting merchants or conveniently leave them on the coffee table for your meat-eating housemates to peruse. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request yours today!
Did you know...
- Approximately ten billion animals (not including fish) are raised and killed annually in the United States for food?
- There are no federal laws governing the conditions in which farmed animals are raised?
- Waste created by the animal agriculture sector is a major source of water and air pollution, yet these intensive operations receive massive government subsidies?
What You Can Do
One of the easiest ways to know you are not contributing to their abuse is by refusing to economically support these industries. Many people working to strengthen laws protecting animals also choose vegan or vegetarian diets. There is a ton of information out there to get you started, and you may be surprised at just how easy (and rewarding) it is. Here are a few helpful tips.