When a horse is locked in a small stable, taken out only when forced—under almost all weather conditions—to pull a human-filled carriage through Central Park in order to procure income for its owner (sic), by any logical and compassionate definition, that’s a form of slave labor.
Central Park: Jan. 25, 2014
The NY/NJ Port Authority has killed 20,000 animals in the last two years…a fact that we find completely unacceptable.
Friends of Animals legally went after the 2 federal agencies that granted the Port Authority to shoot snowy owls on sight at JFK airport a few months ago and our ongoing lawsuit will reveal much more about these other animal killings as well.
Read more: http://bit.ly/1cuxd0c
It seems our anti-fur campaign efforts are finally getting through to Johnny Weir. NBC made the decision this week to tell fur-obsessed Weir that he is not allowed to wear fur on air. We applaud NBC for this decision and hope more networks follow suit and send the message that fur is a thing of the past.
#TakeAction: There is only 1 more day left to submit your comments to the DEC protesting their plan to wipe out every mute swan in the state of New York. Send your email today to email@example.com with “Swan Plan” in the subject line. And check out our infographic to get the fast facts you need to know about these birds that the DEC won’t tell you.
Read more on our website: http://bit.ly/1h4tb05
#TakeAction: Join us as we take action to BAN animal-killing contests in the state of New York, like the horrific “Squirrel Slam” we will be protesting this Saturday. Ask your legislators to back the proposed bills that will end these cruel animal-killing contests once and for all. Find your legislators right herehttp://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/ and send them an email today.
For more ways to take action, including info about our protest on Saturday, check out our website: http://bit.ly/1fwcxQi
#TakeAction: There are only 3 days left to submit your comments to the DEC opposing their plan to exterminate every single mute swan in the state of NY. Send your email in today with “Swan Plan” in the subject line.
NY residents should also contact their state lawmakers today and urge them to support Senator Tony Avella's proposed bill that will save swans in NY from this slaughter. Find your district's legislators right here: http://openstates.org/ny/
Now is the time to speak up and help to save these swans.
Read more about this issue on our website: http://bit.ly/LdQtBF
Make sure your Valentine’s Day is truly a day of compassion and caring by celebrating with vegan options this year! We’ve created a Pinterest board of some fantastic vegan gifts for you to share with loved ones on February 14th, including our vegan cookbooks, chocolate by Gone Pie Vegan Bakery, vegan apparel from Vaute Couture and more: http://www.pinterest.com/foanimals/vegan-gifts/
Tomorrow is the FoA fundraiser sale hosted by Vaute Couture! Starting at 10 AM, a portion of online purchases will be donated to Friends of Animals and those who become a member with us for $25 on that day will be entered into a raffle to win a designer dress from Vaute Couture, so be sure to check out their website at www.vautecouture.com on February 12th.
You can read more about the creator of this fantastic, high-fashion vegan business, Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart, on our website:http://bit.ly/LvRBRp
Join us on February 22nd from 4:30pm-6:00pm outside the Holley Fire Department located at 7 Thomas St. to oppose the town’s 8th annual “Squirrel Slam,”a squirrel-shooting contest for children and adults sponsored by the Holley Fire Department.
Check out our Facebook event for more info.
Mark your calendars! On February 12th, Vaute Couture, the high fashion vegan clothing label, will be hosting a fundraiser sale where 10% of their online sales will go to benefit Friends of Animals!
Be sure to also check out our article about the creator of Vaute Couture, Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart, and learn more about this fantastically innovative and animal-free fashion business: