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Christian Vegetarian Association Presents:
Take Heart!
The Thanksgiving Day Massacre:
A House of Horrors

A fantastic piece by Marc Bekoff, Ethologist and Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, exposes the inherent cruelty of factory farming, more specifically the raising of turkeys.

He explains that turkeys are sentient animals who suffer greatly in factory farms where they are confined in tiny spaces, mutilated without anesthesia, fed unnatural diets, forced to live in filthy places with ammonia-filled air, etc. Bekoff rightly challenges the notion that a tortured and slaughtered animals needs to be part of a Thanksgiving celebration.

Please visit The Thanksgiving Day Massacre: A house of Horrors:

Of course there is no need to center the Thanksgiving celebration on a meal involving an animal who suffered and was killed for solely the sake of taste and profit. In fact, a Thanksgiving celebration should be about peacemaking, thanksgiving, healing and reconciliation. The intentional unnecessary suffering caused to any of God's creatures has no part in this celebration.

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