Many thanks to readers for the expressions of support and outpouring of donations to The HSUS in response to my blog exposing the misnamed “Center for Consumer Freedom.” Meanwhile, you expressed enthusiasm for the launch of the ballot initiative in Ohio and outrage about the treatment of dairy cows after watching an exposé on ABC News’ Nightline.
I write a page three essay for each issue of All Animals, our bi-monthly member magazine, and here’s my piece in the current issue. If you’re not already an HSUS member, and now join at the $25 level or higher, you’ll receive a subscription to this fabulous magazine.
In addition to the enormous gains we made to help billions of animals through our big-picture work in 2009, I was pleased to inventory how much we accomplished, and how many animals we helped, through direct care programs.
There are some within the agribusiness sector who recognize that the public is deeply concerned about animal welfare, food safety, and transparency. Then, there are the likes of CCF and David Martosko: Is there a form of institutional cruelty that they won’t defend or conceal?