Posts Tagged ‘Humane Society Animals’
The San Francisco SPCA is pleased to announce its first art exhibition/benefit at the Leanne B. Roberts Animal Care Center Gallery, entitled “Characters, Friends and Neighbors.” This new endeavor will get art on the walls of the beautiful facility, feature a diverse group of local artists, and most importantly support the SF SPCA’s mission. 25% of all art sales from the exhibitions will go directly to the SF SPCA.
For its opening exhibition/sale, the SF SPCA is presenting the work of Bay Area printmaker Xavier Viramontes. Xavier has been a local printmaker for over 25 years. His Read the rest of this entry »
Humane Society Animals
I have a double-dose of fed up. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), as well as other animal rights groups, continue to mislead the public on animal abuse and food safety with today’s release of an undercover video of an egg production facility in Texas.
On one hand I’m sick of those bad players in the livestock industry who mistreat their animals. On the other, I’m sick of the animal rights activist groups who promote these isolated incidents as an indictment of the entire meat and egg industry.
Texas Farm Bureau Read the rest of this entry »
What is a human being? In the past this was a question appropriately contemplated by theologians, philosophers and anthropologists. But in the contemporary world of biotechnology, it also has become a topic for consideration by venture capitalists, patent attorneys and legislators.
Most members of the latter groups may wish to avoid this uncomfortable, or at least impractical, subject for as long as possible.
But in collaboration with the social critic Jeremy Rifkin, president of the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, D.C., decided to force the issue by applying for a patent in late Read the rest of this entry »