“Tis the season to be jolly, etc., etc., but it is also the season of turkey, ham, roast beef, veal (baby cows!), chicken, fish, and other foods.
It really makes me sad to think of how many millions of innocent animals have already been killed in the name of THANKSGIVING, and how many millions more will be killed in the name of the upcoming holidays, which all have joyous premises.
How can you be joyous over a slaughtered animal….. at any time of the year?
Just last week in the supermarket it was SO sad to see the contents of so many people’s carts. I really wanted to cry. I did get into conversations with a few people and gave them my “business card” that lists my contact information and the link to my website. :)
If you haven’t seen these articles, which I posted recently on Twitter and Facebook, please take a read-through now. I know I’m preaching to the choir, but if you pass the articles on to others, maybe a few will consider their choices over the holidays and beyond, and truly have a reason to be joyous.
They are written by Craig Shapiro, an amazing journalist and writer, who is now working for PETA.
“A Vegan Holiday Gives Everyone Reason to be Thankful.”
“Hear That Knocking? Its Your Conscience.”