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Judge Allows Compassion Over Killing to Help Defend Animal Protection Law

On Friday, a California judge ruled against the North American Meat Institute’s (“NAMI”) request for a preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the implementation of Proposition 12 until the full legal case can be heard. The same judge additionally ruled that Compassion Over Killing (COK) and other groups would be allowed to intervene in the lawsuit to defend this historic law. …

New Dairy Exposé Reveals the Nightmare Behind Nestlé

Calves’ horns burned off, cows hung and pushed by tractors, shot in the head April 4, 2019 — Working inside Martin Farms, a dairy factory farm in Chambersburg, Penn. supplying one of the nation’s top ice cream brands —  owned by Nestlé, a Compassion Over Killing (COK) undercover investigator documented senseless and violent abuse of mother cows and their defenseless …

Reader’s Choice: COK’s Top 6 Blogs of 2018

With your support, Compassion Over Killing has spent 2018 fighting for truth, justice, and compassion for all. Through our groundbreaking legal work, undercover investigations, corporate campaigns, and education and outreach, we’ve made huge strides for animals this year. This has included enormous victories, like pushing companies like BOCA to make the majority of their products vegan, demonstrations telling cruel corporations …

Video: Singing Chicken’s Telegram Ruffles Feathers at McDonald’s HQ

A singing “chicken” flocked to McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago today to squawk out a telegram message to the fast food giant on behalf of the hundreds of millions of birds suffering in its supply chain: painful rapid growth and extreme crowding just won’t fly. In the telegram ruffling feathers at McDonald’s HQ, the “bird,” a costumed vocalist there with Compassion …

VIDEO: Moms Ask for a BOCA Brand Kind to All Mothers

Just ahead of Mother’s Day, moms are speaking out in a video call to action, asking Kraft Heinz to choose kindness for all mothers by dropping cruelly produced cow’s milk from its BOCA brand. While BOCA has become a meatless household name, dairy is still used in the majority of its product line, despite the cycle of cruelty endured by …

COK & ASPCA Oppose USDA’s High-Speed Slaughter Proposal

Compassion Over Killing and ASPCA have hand-delivered a joint comment to the US Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service in Washington, DC, asking the federal agency to end, not expand, its high-speed pig slaughter program. In February, the USDA proposed a “Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection” rule, which would revoke maximum line speeds and allow slaughterhouses to …

Here’s How YOU Can Celebrate Earth (Every) Day!

It’s Earth Week – and almost Earth Day (April 22)! How are you celebrating our planetary home this week? While there are many important ways for us to protect the planet, from recycling, to saying no to single-use plastic and more – there’s one simple step we can take to stand up for the earth every time we sit down …