1000 Flowers for the Planet - #314 Free Pigs From Cages
To all women: would you like to be caged while pregnant and while feeding your babies, caged so you can’t even turn around? To all men: would you like to be caged lying on one side for months on end with no ability to roll over? This is what factory farming does to pigs. This is how all of our pork and bacon is produced. Mother pigs are entrapped in cages wherein they cannot move for months. When did we decide animals were inanimate objects to do with as we pleased?
Furthermore, this type of ‘factory farming’ actually produces more waste than a small city, polluting our environment and adding to deforestation and climate change. And in a crazy twist, factory farms use more food than they produce. [source: http://www.makeitpossible.com/facts/what-is-factory-farming.php - please go to this site for lots more information.]
None of this adds up to a logical, clear thinking, forward planning human race. Let’s recognise that animals have nervous systems, they feel, they have their own level of comprehension and in the case of pigs, are most certainly intelligent – perhaps more than us. Free pigs from cages, free them from hell and let’s put the ‘e’ on the end of human and become ‘humane’.