Tagged: factory farming

Bearing Witness

By Beth Foster The trees around the slaughterhouse are filled with a fatal lullaby because the mockingbirds have learned this funeral dirge of the young. Peep. Peep. Peep. That's what haunts me most—even more...

Why Focus on Farmed Animals?

by Jane Pearce The widows and fatherless were those who had no concrete power to back up their claims, no "influence," no "financial interests," no "pull" with the police judges and aldermen of that...

Didn't God Give Us Animals to Use?

by Sarah Withrow King    In an excellent book called A Faith Embracing All Creatures, edited by Tripp York and Andy Alexis-Baker, CreatureKind's David Clough takes up the question "What's the Point of Animals?"...

Peace Begins On Our Plates

by Sarah Withrow King At least three times a day, we have the opportunity to choose nonviolence. We don't have to face down an enemy carrying a gun, brave counter-protestors, or venture into danger...

VIDEO: Eating Mercifully

The Faith Outreach program of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has produced an excellent short documentary called Eating Mercifully. One excellent way to dialogue about the church's relationship with animals is to...

Documentary: A River of Waste

Reviewed by Olivia Butz "Sometimes the greatest threats don't come from foreign terrorists. Sometimes they come from within." So says one of the interviewees in A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory...