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The Issues with Free-Ranged Meat

James McWilliams, Associate Professor of history at Texas State University, San Marcos, and author of "Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly", discusses the false assumption that free-range meat is the way to go. While he acknowledges that free-range animals do experience less miserable lives than factory farmed animals, he exposes the ethical problems of killing animals that we don't need for survival; especially, killing healthy, young animals depriving them of their full potential as living creatures.

To read the full article please search online for Why Free-Ranged Meat is not Much Better than Factory-Farmed

Killing God's animals for the sake of profit and taste raises serious ethical issues that are intimately woven with our Christian faith. Certainly, killing an animal we don't really need for survival is not an example of good stewardship but instead of a hardened heart.

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