Toast Restaurant Commits to Stop Selling Foie Gras Pittsburgh Indymedia May 24, 2009 Our announcement on the latest victory in the Foie Gras-Free Pittsburgh campaign, Toast! Kitchen & Wine Bar, which has given a signed commitment to no longer sell foie gras.
Voices For Animals Fur Protest Wrapup Rustbelt Radio January 26, 2009 Audio recording of coverage of our fur protest outside Macy's Department store on January 24th (at 15:30 of the January 26th show)
Law may have been broken with goose hunt, official says Post Gazette January 15, 2009 Article announcing the USDA's finding that the Bradys Run Park goose hunts and all hunts that take place in a public park where waterfowl are possibly fed by park visitors, were likely illegal, due to federally prohibited indirect baiting
Goose hunt at Bradys Run sparks controversy Post Gazette January 8, 2009 Article concerning VFA's and Coalition to Prevent the Destruction of Canada Geese's legal challenge of the Bradys Run goose hunts on the grounds that indirect baiting of the geese took place.
Palin Greeted by Protestors in Pittsburgh The Pittsburgh Channel October 10, 2008 Video coverage of the protest against Sarah Palin's visit to Pittsburgh, which features our Polar Bears Against Palin and the 'white bloc' prominently
Protesters give Allegheny parks director spine Pittsburgh Live July 28, 2007 Coverage of our action where we presented a model of a human spine to Andrew Baechle for going along with Onorato's decision to have the North Park geese killed
More humane handling of feral cats sought Post Gazette June 7, 2007 Article about our campaign in West Elizabeth to stop the roundup and killing of feral and stray cats by contracted animal control officer Ken Ferree
Animal rights group protests at McKeesport kennel Pittsburgh Live June 4, 2007 Short article covering our protest outside Ken Ferree's "kennel", in protest of his killing of cats and dogs and the proposed contract to round up and kill stray cats in West Elizabeth
Non-random act of kindness The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette December 9, 2005 A small piece in The Morning File about Voices for Animals reuniting a cat named Minou with her guardian, after being rescued from Hurricane Katrina. It is the last article on the page, scroll all the way down.
Looks like turkey, sounds like turkey Pittsburgh Live November 21, 2004 Small article covering a Thanksgiving feed-in we held where we passed out free Tofurky deli style sandwiches to the public in Squirrel Hill
Hunger Strike Against the Circus The Tartan November 8, 2004 CMU’s student paper covers our 3 day hunger strike against the cruelty of Ringling Brothers Circus, where each hunger striker represented an individual animal who died due to Ringling’s mistreatment and negligence.
Voices for Animals' Halloween Foie Gras Protest November 1, 2004 An article we wrote on Indymedia covering our first protest at Foie Gras-Free Pittsburgh campaign target Laforet, where in the spirit of Halloween we carved pumpkins to spell out NO FOIE GRAS. The article has some great pictures of the jack-o-lanterns.
VAL protests the Bash The Pitt News April 6, 2004 Pitt's student paper covers a Voices for Animal Liberation protest (Voices for animals former name) against the Bigelow Bash's use of captive wildlife for student photo shoots.
Sitting in cages, students protest testing Pitt News October 30, 2003 Coverage of our demonstration for National Primate Liberation Week to bring attention to Pitt's cruel experimentation on primates by sitting inside public cages outside the William Pitt Union
VAL World Farm Animal day events Pitt News October 2, 2003 A VFA editorial about the significance of World Farm Animals Day and the importance of choosing a vegetarian diet to prevent animal suffering