Upcoming Veg Events Sept. 2020

With the many COVID-19 related restrictions on gatherings, we and other organizations have had to cancel and/or modify our normal summer and fall events. Fortunately some are going forward in person, getting creative to comply with local regulations to try and ensure as safe a space as possible while still presenting a fun and educational event.

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Introducing VegEvents

We are happy to share with you VegEvents, a useful resource for keeping up to date on the many vegan events worldwide, both virtual and in person as we all start to hopefully emerge from lock downs. In addition to a list of upcoming events, they provide a free newsletter emailing subscribers once a week with a list of vegan events near them.

Enjoy meeting up with your fella and fellow vegans again .. and stay safe!

Love, MFA PA

Pave the way to a Plant-Based PA!

Please join Mobilization for Animals PA to help educate others about ethical, health, and environmental issues surrounding the treatment of non-human animals. We will be meeting on the front steps of the Historic Chester County Courthouse (the old historic courthouse, not the new one) at 2 North High St, West Chester, PA on Saturday, August 22nd from 1-3 PM.

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Remembering Regan Russell

Join us for a peaceful vigil in honor of vegan activist Regan Russell this Sunday, June 28 at Villanova University

Regan Russell was a beloved activist in Toronto, Ontario, dedicating her life to those who needed her most. She was fiercely committed and would not be silenced by unjust laws, or pressure from mega-industries trying to hide abuses. She had her life taken while offering a moment of comfort to pigs destined for slaughter. We will not be silent either, about injustice, about cruelty, or about her death.

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The MFA PA Newsletter: Spring 2020

The first issue of the new MFA PA Newsletter!

While we keep in contact with our members, supporters, friends, and volunteers via good old fashioned emails, phones, postal mailings, and live events, we are always trying to expand our outreach capabilities, online and off. To that end we are happy to announce the new MFA PA Newsletter!

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Help MFA PA Support Black Lives Matter Protesters

Mobilization for Animals PA, Inc., stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protestors. We are currently collecting donations to feed protestors from Philly local restaurants Blackbird Pizzeria and 20th Street Pizza.

We’re also working with Gangster Vegan in Norristown (recent protests here in Montgomery county have centered around unseating a Commissioner).

To contribute, please use our PayPal giving fund to donate without fees.

We’re also looking for volunteers to pick up from both locations in the coming days around lunchtime and help deliver to the protests. Already tomorrow we could use help with an order from 20th Street Pizza. Please contact us directly if you are able to act as a pickup or delivery person.

Keep up the good fight!

“We Are All One”

love, MFA PA

URGENT: Ask Senate to Revise HEROES Act!

Following up our recent post regarding the HEROES Act, we are asking everyone to contact their senators to demand revisions protecting farmed animals now that the legislation has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. As drafted, it would give essentially a bailout to large agribusinesses for “depopulating” their farmed animals. These mass killings are a brutal way to deal with these poor animals who are already given such a cruel fate.

ENOUGH OF OUR HARD-EARNED TAXPAYER DOLLARS ALREADY GO TO SUBSIDIZE THE HORRENDOUS MASS-PRODUCTION AND SLAUGHTER OF BILLIONS OF ANIMALS EACH YEAR.  THESE INDUSTRIES ARE NIGHTMARES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH. THE ENVIRONMENT, AND ALL ANIMALS, HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN ALIKE, WHO ARE FORCED TO WORK AND LIVE IN THESE FILTHY CONDITIONS.

NO BAILOUTS FOR AGRIBUSINESS!

PLEASE SIGN, THEN FORWARD AND WIDE!

URGENT: Farmed animals need your help now!

Billions of federal tax dollars are once again being slated for COVID-19 relief in the upcoming HEROES Act.  As the petition states, these should be going to those most in need (people who have lost income and healthcare, suddenly become stay-at-home parents with no access to childcare assistance, struggling to feed themselves, their kids and their pets, etc), not to providing funding for horrific killing methods of already severely abused animals destined for food.

ENOUGH OF OUR HARD-EARNED TAXPAYER DOLLARS ALREADY GO TO SUBSIDIZE THE HORRENDOUS MASS-PRODUCTION AND SLAUGHTER OF BILLIONS OF ANIMALS EACH YEAR.  THESE INDUSTRIES ARE NIGHTMARES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH. THE ENVIRONMENT, AND ALL ANIMALS, HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN ALIKE, WHO ARE FORCED TO WORK AND LIVE IN THESE FILTHY CONDITIONS.

NO BAILOUTS FOR AGRIBUSINESS!

PLEASE SIGN, THEN FORWARD AND WIDE!

Support Wildlife Corridors in PA!

Our friends at the Endangered Species Coalition ESC are asking for help in working to pass House Resolution 670. The resolution directs the Pennsylvania budget and finance committee to conduct a study which will identify best practices for establishing conservation corridors and identify existing and needed corridors. Please read their statement below and sign the petition!

Endangered Species Coalition
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Tracye Bennis-Sine: All Mothers’ Milk

Can we celebrate Mother’s Day? Can we celebrate being at home and feeding our babies (and toddlers, if they want it) our own milk? Can we celebrate our ability to make nourishing, delicious meals for our children without causing the unbelievable harm that is caused when people choose to support the factory farming of animals?

Motherhood has always been a feminist issue to me. Long before I became a mother, myself, I was angered to live in a society that valued women (and, especially, mothers) so little and gave such inordinate power to men. As a vegan, too, it’s clear to me that the dairy industry is a horrifically exaggerated version of the way we, as a society, treat human mothers and children.

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