This is a very insightful article about the horrors of meat industry written by my dear friend Barbara LaRue. Its too good not to reblog. She is a passionate vegan activist and an amazing writer.
I love Halloween, and I know most people love it, too.
Maybe it’s the fact that on this one night we can let our freak out. 😀
We dress up to become someone or something entirely different than our usual selves and we gorge on candy and scare ourselves with tales of torture, scenes of horror, and images of death and darkness.
We do this as humans, of course, because it’s all harmless fun and it also allows us to face our worst fears and laugh them off.
Not so for the animals we raise for food, fur and entertainment.
These animals face horrors every single day of their miserable lives.
It’s standard operating procedure in the animal exploitation business.
They are beaten, intensely confined, violently slaughtered.
Factory farms and abattoirs are true houses of horror.
Don’t take my word for it–do the research yourself. My films section is a…
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