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Farm Sanctuary Joins Free Birds to Help Turkeys

Animated turkeys Reggie and Jake are appealing to the public to sponsor Farm Sanctuary’s gobbling guests this Thanksgiving.

Animal welfare organization Farm Sanctuary is teaming up with turkey characters Reggie and Jake—voiced by Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson in the new animated feature film Free Birds—to promote its Adopt a Turkey Project. For $30, donors can sponsor a rescued turkey at one of Farm Sanctuary’s three shelters and will receive a certificate, color photo, and fun details about the bird they’re supporting. Some of the turkeys include Tulip, a sensitive bird who loves eating grapes at the New York sanctuary; Minerva, a sociable, sunflower-seed-eating turkey who lives at the Los Angeles shelter; and Tibbot, a resident of the Northern California sanctuary who is keen on lettuce and meeting new people.

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Vegan Metal Bar Opens Above Toronto Pizzeria

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TLC's Chilli Demands Vegan Options at Chili's

The singer penned a letter to convince the restaurant chain to get on trend by offering more plant-based dishes.
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Harvard Hosts Vegan Conference

Students will discuss the bioethical implications of the vegan diet at the sixth annual Ivy League Vegan Conference hosted by Harvard Vegan Society Student Group.
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Arkansas Passes Debilitating Ag-Gag Bill

The state enacted a bill that will jeopardize citizens' ability to report abuse across industries including nursing homes, hospitals, schools, and factory farms.
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