Action Alerts

Urge Grand Forks, B.C., to Oppose Trapping, Killing Deer
The city of Grand Forks has passed a plan that would permit the cruel netting/trapping and killing of deer to control the resident deer population!
Despite being informed of the extreme cruelty inherent in these methods, officials have decided to allow them anyway.  Netting/trapping deer is inhumane in all respects. Every minute spent entangled or trapped is a terrifying eternity for these easily frightened prey animals, who can badly injure themselves in frantic
attempts to get free. And the deer who are removed or killed aren’t the only victims: Mass killings tear families apart, leaving young and weak animals vulnerable to starvation, dehydration, and predators.
Take Action
Please politely urge Grand Forks officials to refrain from trapping/killing animals and to stick with
effective, humane deer control methods.
Send polite comments to:
The Honorable Brian Taylor Mayor of Grand Forks
btaylor@grandforks.ca

Grand Forks City Council
info@grandforks.ca

Tell Secretary of Agriculture to Subsidize Organic Vegan Farming
Tell Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, to encourage subsidizing organic vegan farming to provide sustainable agriculture and healthy food.

Tom Vilsack
Secretary of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Avenue S.W.
Washington, DC 20250
phone (202) 720-3631
fax (202) 720-2166
email – AgSec@usda.gov

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

Subsidize Organic Vegan Farming

1. We need to subsidize Organic Vegan Farming more than what exists for corporate animal farming.

2. Organic Vegan Farming is an environment friendly agriculture that we should choose for a sustainable living. It can absorb CO2 in the atmosphere to decelerate climate change.

3. Subsidizing organic farming can produce abundant nutrient and healthy foods for all consumers with affordable price which in return will reduce the Medicare cost tremendously. It is the first baby step to accommodate the trend of increasing population who are on a plant-based diet.

4. Subsidizing organic farming can encourage and help animal farmers to make smooth transition to organic vegan farmers. The policy will help to reduce methane, the most potent Greenhouse Gas and the primary killer for the current climate change disasters all over the world.

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About rachel

Hi, I'm Rachel and I've been active with NARN as long as I've been vegan 13 years! I made the choice to be vegan after learning about what happens to egg laying chickens and dairy cows. I had previously been vegetarian for 7 years because I finally made the connection that beef came from cows and pork came from pigs (duh, I know). I didn't want my food choices to cause the death of an animal. It just seems like common sense to not eat animals if you care at all about animals, the earth or your fellow human beings. I became active with NARN because after I found out about the atrocities happening to animals, I felt that I had to do what I could to help stop these injustices. NARN is local, puts the animals first, and networks with other groups. We aren't worried about getting credit - just helping the animals. One of my favorite quotes is: "I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all." ~ Leo Rosten and "Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done." --Russell W. Davenport

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