It is obvious that in order to eat meat, an animal had to be slaughtered, but the issues of cruelty go far beyond just the death of an animal. The lives of animals raised to be slaughtered are miserable. Often packed into close quarters, many animals are unable to lie down or turn around, and the hygiene is terrible. Many slaughter methods are imperfect and cause great suffering before death.

Even animals that are not raised for food are poorly treated. Chickens that provide eggs for consumption often spend their entire lives in a cage no bigger than a piece of notebook paper, and dairy cows face abuse and mistreatment in addition to being injected with hormones to facilitate milk production. A person who wishes to live a cruelty-free life chooses to remove him or herself from any participation in this process.

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Chelsea Kessler
234 days ago

Well Allison, maybe because cover girl may start changing what they inspire other people to do.. They already started by teaming with ellen. There are different ways of looking at situations, or you can look at cats.

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Anastasia
398 days ago

To Ellen-- You are so inspirational!! It is great to see a whole website educating people about living ethically and tips about veganism.

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Allison
463 days ago

If Ellen lives and promotes a cruelty free/vegan lifestyle, why is she a spokesmodel for Covergirl?

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