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Opening Cages and Opening Minds: The Campaign against the Battery Cage

Date:
Saturday, September 24, 2005
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Bay Area Vegetarian
Location Details:
SF Main Library, 100 Larkin Street (at Grove Street). Please enter at the Grove street entrance, and take the stairway to your right downstairs to the Latino Hispanic conference room.

Doors open at 10:30 for browsing information tables and general introduction and discussion. Presentation starts promptly at 11:00 a.m.

Admission is Free.

A talk will be given by Paul Shapiro, manager of the factory farming campaign at The Humane Society of the United States, entitled, Opening Cages and Opening Minds: The Campaign against the Battery Cage. This is one segment of our Compassionate Living program, which examines and presents information related to vegetarianism and living a compassionate lifestyle.

As activists in Europe continue to ban the most abusive intensive confinement systems for farm animals, the U.S. is just beginning to
make our first strides against standard factory farming practices. Learn more about the national campaign to end what is perhaps the cruelest factory farming practice: battery cages for egg-laying hens. Shapiro will discuss what progress has been made in recent years to improve the plight of laying hens and how each one of us can help in the campaign to free these birds from their cages.

Full Details/RSVP: http://www.bayareaveg.org/events
Added to the calendar on Thu, Sep 1, 2005 7:41PM
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