Toronto march to close down all slaughterhouses

Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 14:00 to 18:00

On June 15th, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, a group of concerned citizens will be marching to demand the closure of all slaughterhouses. Our compassionate friends in Paris & Toulouse (France), London (England), Istanbul (Turkey), Houston & San Diego (USA), Zagreb, Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo (Brazil), Perth & Melbourne (Australia) and Florence (Italy) will be marching in solidarity.

As a society, we have marched against sexism, racism, and homophobia. Now, we ask you to join us to march against another oppression: speciesism. Our fellow non-human earthlings desperately need us to act against their continuous pain and suffering at the hands of a meat-eating society. Veganism truly communicates mercy, justice, respect and reverence for all living beings.

Worldwide, more than 60 billion land animals and 1,000 billion aquatic animals are needlessly killed annually for 'food' products for humans. It's time to state clearly the necessity to abolish non-human slavery, and oppose the practices that exploit, torture, and murder them.

Animals in slaughterhouses and factory farms are forced to endure horrific environments not unlike the atrocities committed in concentration camps. To hear the screams and cries of their fellow creatures, to smell the blood spilled from their own families and friends, to witness the murder of their loved ones, and to experience, without any chance of escape, the terrifying and nightmarish event of their own killing.

Please join us for this critical event and speak out on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves. This march is part of a movement needed to permanently shut down all slaughterhouses and will ultimately awaken the greatest transformation that humankind has ever known.



Christie Pits Park
750 Bloor St. W.
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 53.3088" N, 79° 25' 14.538" W
Ontario CA
Lee Aiken

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