In Our View






In My View: Pushing back against bullies
By Priscilla Feral

When a freelance vegan food writer made a story pitch to a British food magazine editor to run a series about veganism, he responded with over-the-top hostility. He paid the price for such rage and no longer has his job. But the journalist also paid a price with over-the-top hostility on social media. This isn’t the first time veganism has vitriol, but we must push back against this harassment.










Nonhuman animals can do the math too

Nonhuman animals’ counting capabilities allow them to navigate, protect themselves, forage, and find mates. The Wildlife Law Program examines the issue here.









The fight is on for government transparency in wildlife policy
By Fran Silverman

The fight is on when it comes to demanding transparency from the federal administration about its wildlife policies that are putting animals in danger and its efforts to block Freedom of Information requests. How many species are imperiled by these cloak and dagger policies?









How to Survive the Holidays as a Vegan
By Dustin Rhodes

Whether you’ve just become vegan or have been practicing a long time, everyone knows that surviving the holidays with your sanity intact is a daunting task (heck, whether you’re vegan or not!). But really all you need are a few things to get you through explains FoA Development Director Dustin Rhodes in this holiday blog.











CT bears to residents: Won’t you be my neighbor?
By Nicole Rivard

There’s a lot of buzz in Connecticut over a rising number of bear sightings. But FoA Editor Nicole Rivard breaks down why that should not frighten residents in her newest On the Frontlines blog.









Can you fit a dog into your schedule?
By Meg McIntire

Working at an animal rights organization means I typically field a lot of questions about wildlife, pets, and veganism from my friends and family. But this recent text from a friend of mine really stuck with me and prompted me to question how people define being a responsible pet owner. Read more