The Washington Post has a great article on Wayne Pacelle, the new head of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The big news: he’s a vegan and he’s serious about fighting hunting and farm animal cruelty. The article is very flattering and his critics come off like bitter and angry people who love claiming about how they have a “right” to raise chickens for cockfights or to have “canned hunts.”
I have a feeling there will be a lot of vitriol towards Pacelle as well as a lot of twisted opinions and outright lies (some are mentioned and dealt with in the article). Me, I’m anxious to see what a dedicated vegan can do in a post like his. Call me crazy, but when an organization like the HSUS was serving meat at their events, I don’t quite understand how they could claim to be an advocate for humane treatment of animals. The coming years will be interesting, that’s for sure.