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Happy New Year!
You might decide you need a more ambitious new year’s resolution after reading Good Morning America’s coverage of this vegan couple—in their 60s!—who ran a marthon (26.2 miles) every day of 2013.
If that’s not up your alley, you could just take my advice on new year’s resolutions…
Looking back on the past year, NPR declared 2013 to be “The Year Bills To Criminalize Animal Cruelty Videos Failed.” Here’s to making 2014 the same!
And of course, we’ll be doing even more this year to show Americans what ag-gag bills are trying to hide. Check out HSUS’s latest billboard campaign in North Carolina (second biggest pork production state.)
Finally, Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote a new piece on animals in which he had quite a lot to say, including that “it is a kind of theological folly to suppose that God has made the entire world just for human beings, or to suppose that God is interested in only one of the millions of species that inhabit God’s good earth.”
P.S. Oddest story of the week: “Dogs might poop in line with the Earth’s magnetic field.”
P.P.S. Video of the week: Dogs who live under the tyrannical rule of cats.