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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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Sign This Petition: I Am Vegan For Life!

Do animals matter to you? Do you feel it is wrong to kill animals unnecessarily? You will save the lives of over 400 animals every year by being vegan. Please take your first step today by signing this Petition ‘I am Vegan For Life!’ It is the single most important thing you can do to […]

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Caring About Live Sheep Export is Not Enough

Recently the NSPCA published an extremely upsetting photo of one of the sheep who literally suffered to death while being transported from Namibia. Live export of sentient beings is morally reprehensible. The conditions are often appalling and animals languish for days with no food or water, and often so many animals are crammed together that […]

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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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More Room to Die

Imagine that you are on Death Row, but innocent of any crime. Clinging to the hope that the legion of supporters working on your case will achieve a breakthrough before it’s too late, you prepare yourself for an update on their campaign. Yet nothing in your recurring nightmares can hold a candle to the news […]

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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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Vegan Education

Vegan education is the most effective thing you can do to help animals. What better way to end animal suffering than to stop eating them? When one person becomes vegan, hundreds of animals’ lives are saved completely. This creates the total end to suffering for the animals involved. Depending on which statistical model you prefer, […]

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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 […]

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Welcome to Elated!

Elated invites you to choose a vegan lifestyle. I ask this first and foremost for the animals. Their lives and their bodies are not ours to use. This is about compassion, but it is also about justice. Being vegan is the single most important thing you can do to save our environment, heal your health and […]