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News of the Week, Nov 09, week 4

Posted in Dossier / News of the Week by ALib on the November 25th, 2009

News of the Week

Please read articles below:

What is the difference between Legal and Illegal Cruelty?
A dog is burned alive in Dublin and the newspapers rightly condemn this act of cruelty; A cow is barbecued but nothing is said. Both were done for amusement. How many steps would our society need to take to deem it acceptable to burn a dog for pleasure?
Article 1.

A Direct Affront.
Interview with Patty Mark re Open Rescue.
Patty Mark is often credited with being one of the first activists to Rescue animals without concealing their identities. So why do it? And what is to be gained? An interview by Abolitionist On-Line with Patty Mark
Article 3.

Shoes made from Cork.
Wooden Shoes and they’re not from the Netherlands but instead from the respected Vegetarian Shoes in England. Made from Cork, this is another example of materials used for footwear that do not use animals products.
Article 2.

Mislabeling of Fur Continues…
More shops have been caught selling animal fur but mislabeling it as something else. A lot of the time the shops don’t even realize it till it’s pointed out to them. Another sneaky trick by the fur industry…
Article 4.

Upcoming events
Fur Free Event.
Every Saturday afternoon.
Information Table on the Fur Industry and Veganism.
Protest outside Barnardos Furrier.
Beside the Molly Malone statue, Dublin 2.

Stop Greyhound Racing Event.
Shelbourne Greyhound Track.
Every Thursday and Saturday.
7.10pm till 8.10pm.

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