Earth Day Events

I Won’t Be Celebrating Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, but I won’t be celebrating, preferring to observe V.I. Lenin’s birthday instead. Critics claim the two observances are inter-related, but I’ll leave it to others to plot the similarities. I just prefer to be contrary.


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Animal Advocates Seek Names Of UConn Researchers

An animal advocacy group has gone to court to get the names of researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center who were found to have violated federal guidelines for treating animals.


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PETA Says Buddhist Inmate Should Not Be Fed Fish

An animal rights group says Connecticut’s prisons department is improperly serving fish to a vegetarian inmate in violation of his rights as a practicing Buddhist.



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