Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Colorado Bans Greyhound Racing

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

This week, Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law the prohibition of greyhound racing in Colorado. This makes Colorado the 39th state in America to ban greyhound racing!

The bill was drafted by GREY2K president, Christine Dorchak and received overwhelming support from Colorado Voters for Animals, Colorado Citizens for Canine Welfare, the ASPCA, and the Humane Society of the United States. Chief bill sponsor, Representative KC Becker of Boulder, was also essential to the bill’s success.

The suffering of greyhounds in the Centennial State will now become a thing of the past. Greyhounds will no longer be stored in cramped crates, stacked in warehouse-style kennels, unable to stand up or turn around. They will no longer suffer injury or paralysis due to the exhausting, brutal races they were forced to run.  These sweet dogs can now live their lives off the track at last.

Now GREY2K is asking their supporters which state they should focus on next to end greyhound racing. Answer their poll on their website to cast your vote!

Photo credit: Shutterstock.com

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments

Beyoncé and Jay-Z sell out veganism for ticket giveaway

Veganism deserves better than constantly being considered something to be bribed, dared or loosely entered into.

Month one of “the year of the vegan”

News outlets are abuzz with the promise of new vegan products, celebs, and services and how that is somehow a fresh affirmation that our world is one turn closer to being fully free from animal use.

What About: “No-Kill” Eggs?

The reason for these advancements is not a sense of justice – because that can only mean going vegan – but is primarily driven by economics.

Vegandale Brewery offers the ultimate vegan night out

This brewpub helps veganism shed its stay-home-and-eat-tofu stereotype.

Don’t blame vegans for the shame you feel about using animals

The shame Carly Lewis claims veganism casts over her is more likely the ghosts of moral uncertainty, spectres that are more likely fish than cows, wondering how morality can possibly be used as ammunition in favour of murder.