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Do Animals Need a Bill of Rights?

Do you believe that animals deserve basic legal rights? Should there be legal remedy for animals who have had unnecessary suffering and death inflicted upon them? Yes! Right? However there seems to be confusion between what truly constitutes an animal’s rights and what we think our duties should be towards them. Elated drew up a […]

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Why Not Single Issue Campaigns and Petitions?

Are you being bombarded on a daily basis by campaigns and petitions that feature the most heinous and unthinkable abuse of animals? Do they make you feel hopeless and powerless against the evils of the world? Please stop and think about it for a moment. There definitely are ways you can help animals right now. […]

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Is Killing Animals Ever Morally Excusable?

There almost always comes a point when we have to decide that the dog, cat or horse that we own is better off dead than alive. When your dog is blind, deaf, having seizures and seems to be in constant pain; would it be wrong to keep him alive with constant medical assistance? Would it […]

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Telling it Like it is

Abolitionists tend to say what we mean. We don’t pussy foot around the issues. We want to liberate animals. We believe that being vegan is the easy and obvious solution. We ask people to go vegan. Simple, straight forward, honest and effective. The Word is ‘Vegan’ Other animal organisations follow a far more complicated strategy […]

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Redefining Your Ethical Food Choices

When Elated began, we were looking for a name that conveyed two concepts: 1) being a vegan is a joyful experience and 2) as consumers we have the power to save the lives of animals through conscientious food choices. So discovering that ‘Enhancing the Lives of Animals Through Ethical Decisions’ produces the acronym ‘ELATED’ was […]