Mercy For Animals President Talks “Turning Adversaries into Allies” at TEDxSeattle

Mercy For Animals president Leah Garcés knows that ending factory farming means working with unlikely allies—but she didn’t always. Read more...

African Americans Are the Fastest-Growing Vegan Demographic

Veganism is on the rise in African American communities. Read more...

Joaquin Phoenix’s Moving Speech Stole the Show at the Academy Awards

While Joaquin Phoenix won for his gripping portrayal of the Joker, it was his powerful acceptance speech that stole the show. Read more...

Mercy For Animals Joins Lawsuit Against the USDA for Failing to Protect Pigs

Mercy For Animals has joined forces with fellow animal protection groups to sue Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and the Department of Agriculture for failing to protect sick and injured pigs. Read more...

Eight NFL Players Who Refuse to Eat Meat

In rapidly growing numbers, NFL players are rejecting meat, dairy, and eggs in favor of nutritious plant-based foods. Read more...

The Oldest Ag-Gag Law in the United States Was Just Struck Down

This week, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas struck down nearly all of the state’s ag-gag law, saying it violated the First Amendment. Read more...

Fish Endure Extreme Crowding and Suffocation, New Investigation Reveals

A new undercover investigation by Italian animal advocacy group Essere Animali documents fish kept in crowded floating cages and left to painfully die. Read more...

Popeyes Joins Surge of Companies Promising to Reduce Suffering for Chickens

Since December 1, no fewer than 13 companies have adopted the Better Chicken Commitment, a set of standards that will meaningfully improve chicken welfare in each company’s supply chain. Read more...

New Survey Reveals What Meat Eaters Really Think About Vegans

Have you ever wondered how veganism is perceived? A new survey reveals what meat eaters really think about vegans. Read more...

Moby Generously Donates New Album Proceeds to Charity, Including Mercy For Animals

Moby’s new album, All Visible Objects, will not only get people dancing but help spare countless animals a lifetime of suffering. Read more...

Progress! New Popeyes Commitment Will Reduce Suffering for Chickens

Good news! This week Popeyes Louisiana Chicken—the third-largest chicken chain in the United States—has become the latest brand to adopt the Better Chicken Commitment. Read more...