Veganism, at its essence, is the recognition that all animals have the right to bodily integrity. Humans do not own the bodies, families or lives of other animals – we READ ON
On October 2nd, animal activist Maria Leonardi from the Detroit area gave an impassioned and memorable speakout about the lives of chickens in the chicken industry during a roadblock in READ ON
After two years of trying to get Chicago Public Health Commissioner Arwady’s attention on live animal markets, activists from Slaughter Free Chicago and Animal Rebellion decided it was time to READ ON
. Activism is about pushing open the Overton Window, shifting societies attitudes about an injustice from indifference to empathy. That’s the hard work we must do and that every impactful READ ON
Most of us have had our share of regrettable and unpleasant exchanges on Facebook that have left us wanting to retreat from people, groups and even activism for animals.
On February 19th, 5 activists with Slaughter Free Chicago flooded the public comment period of the Chicago City Council meeting, presenting gruesome details of Chicago slaughterhouses and how they connect READ ON
The fact that Hall characterized Phoenix’s speech as a “galling juxtaposition” reveals her bigotry toward the other persons with whom we share this planet.
Free from Harm founder and director Robert Grillo and new Free from Harm board member and animal rescuer Kara Williams were guests on Commissioner Frank Avila Speaks television show discussing READ ON
The 50 activists who shut down a 60-million dollar slaughterhouse in 12 days should serve as a huge inspiration to many. It demonstrates what is possible when a small yet READ ON
WCIU Reporter Diana Guiterrez interviewed Robert Grillo of Free from Harm at City Hall about shutting down illegal slaughterhouses in Chicago.
It should be of no surprise that the media finds figures like Bruce Friedrich a more “palatable” subject for indulgent feature stories like the one recently published in the New READ ON
Free from Harm was proud to be a sponsor of the first ever Humane Hoax Online Summit, 2 day virtual conference which brought together 8 experts discussing various aspects of READ ON
Many people today take their “freedoms” and “rights” for granted without knowing the extent to which the freedoms and rights they take for granted were fought for by “radicals” who READ ON
In her recent 60 Minutes interview, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a point that could be very instructive for vegans: “If people want to really blow up one figure here or READ ON
As the popularity of independent media outlets surge, the audience for mainstream media is shrinking, and the latter’s acts of desperation are getting even harder to stomach, especially when it READ ON
Ben & Jerry’s has been owned by the huge multinational corporation Unilever since 2000 and yet continues to position its brand as part of the progressive movement. Its new Facebook ad (pictured above) is READ ON
“Community members are invited to grab a barbecue pork sandwich lunch for 50 cents and pet some farm animals next week at Danville Area Community College,“ reads the opening of READ ON
On the evening of December 14th while most of the city was fast asleep, 30 activists with Chicago Animal Save and Free from Harm, bore the cold and snow to READ ON
What should be the role of research in animal advocacy? What results are valid and most worth our attention? Many take it as a given that we should go where READ ON
As vegans we sometimes feel like we have the weight of the world on our shoulders, and it can leave us feeling very isolated by a society that seems to READ ON