Robert Grillo shares his views on a huge new development: Natural Fynd is building a 35,000 sq. ft. plant-based meat and dairy factory built on the ruins of what was READ ON
“The Jungle” Transformed into the Future of Food
The Reducetarian Paradox: Rigidly Applying ‘Moderation’ to Eleven Madison Park Restaurant
“Reducetarian” founder Brian Kateman took issue with the news that famed Eleven Madison Park, a Michelin 3-star restaurant in New York City, announced it was converting its menu to full-on READ ON
Forbes Fumbles on Covering Seaspiracy
Forbes, you need a better oceans reporter – a much better one! Ms. Allen shouldn’t go moonlighting as a movie critic, either. What a gross distortion her hatchet job on READ ON
Call Out NPR for Normalizing Animal Exploitation!
Last Thursday we delivered a public comment at the NPR Directors Board Meeting about their thoughtless reporting on animal-related issues and their refusal to report on the serious public health READ ON
4 Reasons Why We Don’t Advocate for “Humane” Animal Products
At a recent online symposium on animal law, an audience member asked an all-too-common question which goes something like this: Since we are not going to see 100% of people READ ON
Help Stop the Cruel Treatment of Chicks Heading to Slaughter!
Call and email Health Commissioner Arwady to express your outrage at Slaughter Free Chiago’s footage from Aden Live Poultry and urge her to shut them down immediately.
Take Action Against Vilsack, Biden’s Pick for Secretary of Agriculture!
Please help us send a strong message to Biden that his pick of Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture is unacceptable, especially based on his record under the Obama administration.
Ethical Vegans Must Reject Donald Trump. Period.
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
Activist Maria Leonardi’s Impassioned Speakout In Front of Tyson Foods Chicago Headquarters
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
Chicago Activists Wake Up Health Commissioner with Home and Office Actions
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
Reflections for the Anti-Slaughterhouse Activist
. 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
Facebook for Activists in Turbulent Times
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.
Chicago Resident Tells City Council What It’s Like to Live Next to a Slaughterhouse
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
Who is the Real White Savior? Christopher Sebastian responds to Harriet Hall
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.
Kara Williams and Robert Grillo on CAN TV
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
How 50 Activists Killed a 60-Million-Dollar Slaughterhouse Deal in 12 Days
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
Shutting Down Slaughterhouses in Chicago Gets Mainstream Attention
WCIU Reporter Diana Guiterrez interviewed Robert Grillo of Free from Harm at City Hall about shutting down illegal slaughterhouses in Chicago.
Corporate Media’s Coverage of Bruce Friedrich Shows Ignorance of Grassroots Activism
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
Humane Hoax Conference Calls Bull on ‘Ethical, Eco-Friendly’ Animal Farming Claims
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
If You Call Vegans Pushy, You’re Coming Down on the Wrong Side of History
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