Here’s an excellent argument, calm and reasonable, about why ‘animal welfare’ is not the issue; using animals at all as a resource is. I highly recommend this site: https://theresanelephantintheroomblog.wordpress.com
Joy, rescued from an ‘Enriched’ Cage
Missy, rescued from a ‘Free Range’ facility
There’s an Elephant in the Room was recently contacted by a veterinary student with a request to complete a survey on the ‘welfare’ of hens in the egg industry. I did not complete it and have declined to promote it. Sharing my response.
‘Thank you for contacting me. I have viewed your survey and felt that my reason for not completing or promoting it warranted an explanation.
As a vegan activist, I got full marks in all categories. This emphasises that I am all too well aware of the facts surrounding the conditions in which humanity’s victims are exploited but these are not the reason why I am vegan and neither are they the reason why I promote veganism.
‘Welfare’ is a word that is much-overused by the exploitation industries and by those who promote and support them…
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