Ploys to make fur ‘respectable’ for the youth

I believe everyone can learn respect for other species. Children need to learn about the feelings all animals have. We need to tell them that it is wrong to kill animals.

Ban Cruel Wildlife Traps

Target: Honorable Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources.
Goal: Ban the use of cruel leghold traps in British Columbia.
Leghold traps are cruel devices designed to hold an animal against its will.


GR:  Nothing more dismal than a broken animal lying licking a bloody paw while waiting to die.

Animal Fur Harvested in Blood, Agony, and Death

Introduction to Animal Fur

The animal fur opposition movement began in the 1800’s and surged in the U. S. in the 1970’s, becoming a major force during the 1980’s.  It is part of the broader animal rights movement that includes animal abuse and aspects of animal equity.  Some of the important events are included in the timeline on that was assembled by Doris Lin.  The current resurgence of fur use in the fashion industry is sparked by new personal wealth in China and elsewhere.  It shows how easy it is to awaken the human aptitude for horrifying atrocity.

The rest of this post has facts and graphic images from the Fur Out the Closet blog. Continue reading