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“My Father Shot Our Dog”


Some folks were shocked by the short, sharp punch delivered by Ray Rice to the head of his then-fiance, Janay Palmer. Others were stunned by the insouciance with which Rice knocked Palmer unconscious, the casual air with which he dragged her insentient body across the floor.

Not me. The only thing that shocks me is . . . → Read More: “My Father Shot Our Dog”

Once Again, For the Birds…

For many years, VINE has offered refuge to chicken survivors of the Kaporos rituals that take place in New York each Yom Kippur. For those who don’t know what Kaporos is or of our longstanding efforts to end it, please see this report on last year’s protest and rescue.

“Chickens as Kaporos” is an outmoded . . . → Read More: Once Again, For the Birds…

KFC Beat-Down

According to this newspaper article, a couple in Massachusetts beat up a man who had asked them to quit shouting obscenities at the Kentucky Fried Chicken worker who was slow in preparing their order. This makes a lot of sense to me (pattrice). If you’re willing to rip the wings off a bird just so . . . → Read More: KFC Beat-Down