Mother’s Day is May 12th and provides a great opportunity to educate people about how mother cows used for dairy production are impregnated on what the industry itself refers to as “rape racks” and have their babies stolen and sold to be slaughtered for veal.
Action for Animals has a new flyer titled “Milk Comes from Grieving Mothers.”
Can you pass out 100, 200, 300, or more of these new flyers on or before Mother’s Day?
If so, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your first and last name and mailing address (don’t forget apt # if applicable), and we will send you a pack of flyers (USA only, please)!
Please let us know how many you would like (options: 100, 200, 300*) and how you plan to distribute the flyers.
*If you would like more than 300, we can send them; just let us know your plans for distribution and how many you would like.
Good places to leaflet include: Mother’s Day events (5k & 10K runs, walks, half-marathons, etc. - at the finish line), colleges, downtown shopping areas, events, fairs, festivals, art walks, craft shows, concerts, church, grocery stores, subway or train stations, the beach, parks or walking trails, or any place with lots of people!
Thank you for taking action for mothers and their babies!
On most dairy farms, cows live in concrete stalls or filthy sheds and are milked by machines three times a day. Like humans, cows must have a baby to produce milk, so they are repeatedly impregnated on a “rape rack.” after only 4 to 6 years of their natural 20 year lifespan, they are worn out and sent to slaughter. Some are so sick they cannot even walk. Consuming dairy products —even organic—supports the veal industry. Without a supply of calves from dairy farms, most veal farms would not exist. The calves are taken from their mothers just days after birth so their milk can be sold to people. Mother cows often cry for days for their missing baby. On veal farms, the calves are chained by the neck in crates. when the calves are just 12 to 16 weeks old, they are slaughtered.
Like humans, cows must have a baby to produce milk, so they are repeatedly impregnated. The calves are taken from their mothers just days after birth so their milk can be sold to people. Mother cows often cry for days for their missing bab
short, nonviolent video of a baby cow being separated from his mother, so she can give her milk to feed humans’ appetites, and he can get shipped off to a veal farm. she actually chases the van down the road.
this may be the most heartbreaking thing i’ve ever seen - and it happens thousands of times, every day. this is a sick, sick world. you don’t have to know a word of french to understand these appalling practices.
If this video teaches you something you did not previously know, and in extension that a mother cow is forcibly impregnated each year, to have her child taken away to be slaughtered for veal (literally killing babies, not figuratively, not a scare tactic; literally), then even if you are condoning this through the consumption of dairy and meat, you are not making a personal choice.
Making a choice requires you to actually understand what you’re doing and what’s at stake. How can you call it a personal choice when you aren’t choosing but merely sitting passive, especially when on top of that a “personal” choice isn’t something that negatively affects millions of lives?
Find out more about what’s wrong with dairy.