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.
- To join the march, please RSVP your attendance on our Facebook Event Page
Thank you for reading this story…
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all, while striving to make it sustainable as well. Media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our main supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help. You are what keep us sustainable.
rabble.ca has staked its existence on you. We live or die on community support -- your support! We get hundreds of thousands of visitors and we believe in them. We believe in you. We believe people will put in what they can for the greater good. We call that sustainable.
So what is the easy answer for us? Depend on a community of visitors who care passionately about media that amplifies the voices of people struggling for change and justice. It really is that simple. When the people who visit rabble care enough to contribute a bit then it works for everyone.
And so we’re asking you if you could make a donation, right now, to help us carry forward on our mission. Make a donation today.