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Moby to sell personal record collection for charity

Dance music legend, Moby, will put his entire record collection up for sale on June 14, with all of the profits going to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a research and advocacy group that seeks alternatives to animal testing and cruelty. This is Moby’s second considerable fundraising attempt on the PCRM non-profit’s account, following April’s […]

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Appeals Court Says Chimps Are Not Legal Persons—Here’s Why They’re Wrong

Yesterday, a New York state appeals court rejected an appeal filed by the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) seeking legal rights for a pair of captive chimpanzees. It’s a major setback for the group, but the battle to secure human-like legal protections for highly intelligent and self-aware animals is far from over. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Vegetarians Are Watering Down Their Movement to Appeal to Meat-Lovers

Brian Kateman, like many once-vegetarians, wasn’t perfect. But he wasn’t trying to be. One Thanksgiving during his college years, Kateman recalls reaching for a piece of turkey, which he permitted himself because of the special occasion. His older sister, predictably, started making fun of him.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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