Written by Paula Moore
last night's Golden Globe
Awards, the hot topic on the red carpet was the cold snap in L.A.: Temps had dropped to
37 degrees. But not one of the
nominees (and no other celebrity we could find) wore fur. Hollywood has had quite the animal-friendly makeover over the past generation
with PETA on the scene!
majority of fur today comes from fur farms, where animals slowly go insane from the intense confinement. Many animals on fur farms circle frantically in their
cages, a sign of severe psychological stress.
only was the glitzy event fur-free, it also showcased a few of today's most
vibrant vegans! Jessica
Chastain—PETA's reigning Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity—and previous champ Anne Hathaway nabbed the top actress awards.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.