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HUMANE ATHEISTS is a group for people who are interested in trying to live a humane life by understanding the issues surrounding animal welfare.

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WELCOME TO HUMANE ATHEISTS

HUMANE ATHEISTS is for anyone interested in issues surrounding animal welfare and animal rights. You don't have to be a pet lover, a vegetarian, or an activist to join. You just have to like exploring new ideas and sharing information about the relationships between animals and people, and how we should or should not treat them.

I welcome posts on personal experiences, news and inspirational stories, action alerts, ethical questions, humane living options such as products and websites, and related topics.

I look forward to your contributions, and I hope that we can make HUMANE ATHEISTS one of the most active and vital groups on Atheist Nexus.


BOOK & DVD RECOMMENDATIONS
Animals in Translation, recommended by Dallas Gaytheist
Blinders, recommended by Dallas Gaytheist
The Dog Who Rescues Cats, recommended by Dallas Gaytheist
Dogs, recommended by Dallas Gaythiest
Earthlings (DVD), recommended by Sydni Moser and Luv Layne
For Bea, recommended by Dallas Gaytheist
Fowl Play, recommended by Sacha
How to Speak Dog, recommended by Dallas Gaytheist
Sharkwater (DVD), recommended by Dallas Gaytheist
Why Dog Smile and Chimpanzees Cry (DVD), recommended by Dallas Gaytheist
Wild Minds: What Animals Really Think, recommended by Adrian Heguy

 

Discussion Forum

Elephants to be Phased Out of Circus Shows

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Patricia Mar 12. 10 Replies

Dog Rides Bus Alone to Dog Park - Video

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Jan 15. 3 Replies

Pet Cat Rescues Boy from Vicious Dog Attack

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Luara May 14, 2014. 2 Replies

Jane Goodall Sets Chimp Free

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Pat Feb 20, 2014. 21 Replies

China Crushes Six Tons of Elephant Ivory

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Napoleon Bonaparte Jan 6, 2014. 1 Reply

Dog Mourns Death of Her Best Friend - A Beaver

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Dec 26, 2013. 4 Replies

Circus Elephant Shot in Drive By Shooting

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Dogly Apr 14, 2013. 7 Replies

Dogs faces express emotion

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by A Former Member Mar 21, 2013. 3 Replies

CATS vs BIRDS

Started by Dominic Florio Jan 16, 2013. 0 Replies

Gorilla Walks Tightrope

Started by John Jubinsky Jan 6, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by George on December 6, 2011 at 7:44am

Nevada air cargo worker loses job after reporting animal abuse

Lynn Jones was a baggage handler at Reno-Tahoe International Airport when she saw an emaciated hunting dog, its paws bloody, its body covered with sores.

The listless pointer was lying in a pet carrier in the cargo area of the airport on Nov. 15, waiting to be shipped to Texas.

"The Transportation Safety Authority officers couldn't even get the dog to stand up to be X-rayed," said Jones, who was then an employee of Airport Terminal Services, the facility's contractor.

...

Jones said her supervisor told her to load the dog on the plane because the animal's paperwork was in order and its condition wasn't her concern. She said she was warned she would lose her job if she kept carrying on about the dog.

Comment by Dogly on October 25, 2011 at 1:39pm
Florida Humane atheists - Adam Hasner, running for U.S. Senate wears ELEPHANT SKIN BOOTS.
Comment by Dogly on October 25, 2011 at 1:36pm
Thanks always, Dallas, for keeping us informed.  I wrote my note to protect the chimps.
Comment by Dogly on October 3, 2011 at 1:03pm
You misunderstand me.  I looked at the index of products and saw by their names that some were made from animals.  The company only brags that they are not tested on animals.  Steak is not tested on animals, either.
Comment by Dogly on October 3, 2011 at 10:31am
Dallas, This company uses animal ingredients.  I just checked the first page of the product index.  Not tested on animals , made from animal parts and exudates.
Comment by Steph S. on September 6, 2011 at 9:10pm
URGENT NEED for horse transport for evacuation in Bastrop County, TX. Barns that were used to house evacuees are now in the fire's path. Rt 304 still open both ways. Anyone... in the area who can help, please call Beth at 512-467-4893 or Rachel at 512-581-2940. There at least 43 horses in immediate need at their rescue, surely there will be more. **Please cross post!!**

I'm posting this which I received from a close friend who is involved in pet rescues, so I believe it is 100% legitimate. Please, if anyone can help transport even just one horse, call. Thank you so much.

http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/texasheathens/forum/topics/bastro...

I'm cross posting this from my discussion on the Bastrop, TX fires -- just 25 miles from where I live in Austin, TX

Comment by Wanda Wilson on August 2, 2011 at 1:49pm
Pretty cool ... :)
Comment by Wanda Wilson on August 2, 2011 at 1:29pm
Comment by Wanda Wilson on July 2, 2011 at 3:06pm
Comment by ROMAN ROMACH on April 10, 2011 at 3:10pm

Has anyone seen the latest Ford Ram Truck commercial?  (For the man who goes to extremes.)

Night.  A hunter is sleeping in the woods.  He is awakened by a bird singing.  He gets up, aims his bow and shoots.  Silence.  He goes back to sleep...then we hear the chirping of a cricket.

 

 

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