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Yesterday, New Jersey’s Times of Trenton editorialized in favor of criminalizing the use of gestation crates for pigs, concluding: “Imagine the outcry if dogs or cats were subjected to such treatment.” And check out this great op-ed in yesterday’s New Haven Register in favor of a similar bill in Connecticut.
Finally, if you have a burning desire to know my thoughts on the Animal Ag Alliance’s view of the Super Bowl “God Made a Farmer” ad, here’s my latest piece!
Video of the week: Pig eats cat. Yep.
The vegan community thrives in Ulaanbaatar! »
The Economist is all excited by the rise in self-identified meat-eschewers in Mongolia today.
The nascent trend for eschewing meat is part of Mongolia’s broader shift towards a more urbanised, international society. Last month the UB Post, a Mongolian newspaper, estimated there were 2,500 vegans in the country. Vegetarians may number above 30,000, according to other reports.
[Link via Megan Rascal’s Economist-loving family. Photo of Ulaanbaatar Loving Hut by Erik via Flickr]