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We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704

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Activism Unleashed
By Heather Moore

Christianity, Violence, and Animals

Xavier University students are learning respect and compassion for animals from theologian and professor Dr. Elizabeth Farians. She designed and teaches Christianity, Violence, and Animals, a course about "the relationship between people and animals with violence as the focus." The class covers the connection between the violence we inflict on animals and the resulting violent behavior of humans.

Dr. Farians wants other teachers "to get the idea to get the animals into the college curriculum, especially in theology." According to her Web site, ape-connections.org, "Christians have been mostly uninformed or misinformed about how God intended them to treat animals...As decent people, religious or otherwise, we must rectify this situation and treat animals with respect and compassion. This must be the norm for everyone."

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