09 Jun '11, 8am

First National Animal Rights Day Held in New York City:

First National Animal Rights Day Held in New York City:

The very first National Animal Rights Day was held Sunday, June 5 at Union Square Park in New York City and those in attendance are saying positive things about it. Organized by Aylam Orian from the National Coalition of Animal Rights Organization, the day was called "Our Planet -- Theirs Too." "We started the event with a requiem ceremony for the billions of animals that die at the hands of humanity every year in different industries," said Orian, "and then we transition to a big festival that showcases the alternatives that exist already… not using animals or hurting animals in any way, we really want to show people that another world is possible.” Some animal activist friends of mine from the Philadelphia area attended and had good things to say. "We had such a great day at Sunday's Animal Rights event in NYC," said Marianne Bessey of Animal ACTivists of Philly , "[We] ...

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