A response to the recent “zero tolerance” border policy

As an animal group that discusses issues related to race, it can sometimes be difficult to know when to wade into the national political conversation. But as the child of immigrant parents, I can’t help but feel a certain type of closeness with these children. As a movement, as people who show compassion to nonhuman animals, we must show this to our fellow humans.

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Celebrating the Globalization of Animal Advocacy—And Avoiding Imperialism

The influx of resources into countries with high-volume animal production and large populations of consumers--such as Brazil, Mexico, India, and China--allows us the opportunity to reduce the suffering of millions of animals who deserve protections like those we’ve enacted in the U.S. While the potential is great, this international outreach of U.S.-based groups also poses a risk.

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