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9 A-Moo-Sing Facts about Cows

Cows, like all farmed animals, have unique personalities and experience a wide range of emotions just like humans, cats, and dogs! In fact, these playful animals remind us of man’s best friend in a few ways–if you’re willing to overlook the four extra digestive compartments. Here are a couple things you may not have known about our gentle friends. -Cows, …

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COK Video Tours Take Thousands ‘Beyond The Lies’ of Animal Ag

Compassion Over Killing (COK) has just wrapped up its summer Beyond The Lies tours, and we are proud to announce that with your support for this new COK program, our crews have connected with nearly 12,500 people in 36 cities across the nation on Vans Warped Tour and across California, opening up meaningful dialogue about the shocking truth of how …

World Vegan Day: Simple Ways to Celebrate Compassion!

Today is World Vegan Day! Sadly, more than nine billion animals are slaughter for food each year in the U.S.  As Compassion Over Killing’s investigations have exposed time and time again, animals endure systematic cruelty and suffering on factory farms. But you have the power to stand up for animals every time you sit down to eat, simply by choosing …

Federal Judge Rules Utah’s Ag-Gag Law Is Unconstitutional

In a victory for animals and freedom of speech, a federal judge has just ruled that Utah’s ag-gag law is unconstitutional, for violating the First Amendment. Judge Robert Shelby found that the law, which he wrote is “perfectly tailored toward … preventing undercover investigators from exposing abuses at agricultural facilities,” suppresses “broad swaths of protected speech without justification.” Though the …

COK in 2016: The Power of Change!

THANK YOU: Together, we are changing the world! As highlighted in our inspiring year-in-review video, Compassion Over Killing has been able to achieve groundbreaking progress and victories for farm animals in 2016, thanks to your generosity and support! Our brave investigator uncovered for the time ever the horrors hidden inside chicken breeding factory farms We successfully persuaded three top poultry companies to end …

Dolphins Talk to Each Other – and So Do Farm Animals!

A recent study found that dolphins communicate with each other in “complex chains of words and sentences in a language,” much like humans do, as Tech Times reports. This find is further evidence of the intelligence of these remarkable marine animals. Dolphins are far from being alone here. They’re joined by many other intelligent animals who communicate in complex ways similar to that of humans. …

Consider This: Chickens are smarter than toddlers!

Did you know there are no federal laws protecting chickens? On factory farms, these animals are forced to endure horrific abuses and their misery is kept hidden behind closed doors, keeping the public in the dark about the truth. Case in point: COK’s shocking new investigative video filmed inside multiple facilities supplying the nation’s largest chicken producer, Tyson Foods, reveals birds being kicked, thrown, …

NC Gov. Vetoes Ag-Gag, Update: Legislature Overrides Veto

June 3, 2015 Update: Despite the Governor’s veto of this ag-gag bill, the House & Senate in North Carolina just voted to override that veto. This dangerous bill will now become law, going into effect on Jan. 1, 2016. Stay tuned for more details. North Carolina’s 2015 ag-gag bill (HB405) has officially been defeated!  By vetoing this dangerous bill that …