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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


Activism Unleashed
By Heather Moore

Famed anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." Her inspirational words have been taken to heart by many animal rights activists who believe that they can have a very real impact on the way society treats animals. Individuals of all ages and from all walks of life are taking on multi-million-dollar industries that abuse and exploit animals and raising awareness about animal rights issues.

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Mercy for Animals

Animal Rights NOW!

Tasty and Meatless

Teaching Healthy Eating Habits

Saving Their "Bacon"

Cutting Out Dissection

Christianity, Violence, and Animals

Helping Not Hurting

Putting the Reins on the Rodeo

Making a Difference

Heather Moore is a staff writer for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and a regular contributor to IMPACT press.

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