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May 01, 2014, 13:36 ET

Bay Area Animal Advocates Urge Jewish Urban Farm NOT to Slaughter 15 Chickens

 Urban Adamah, a Jewish community center and urban farm in Berkeley, has announced it will kill the center's 2-year-old hens because the hens'...

Apr 29, 2014, 10:36 ET

International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

 On Sunday, May 4, animal advocates celebrate International Respect for Chickens Day. Launched by United Poultry Concerns in 2005,...

Nov 08, 2013, 10:30 ET
Karen Davis and Florence the Turkey (2000-2006). Photo by John H. Sheally, The Virginian-Pilot, November 25, 2004 (Thanksgiving Day).  (PRNewsFoto/United Poultry Concerns)

Turkeys - Who Are They?: A Visual Lecture & Book Signing by Karen Davis, Ph.D.

The turkey is America's unofficial national bird, yet many are unfamiliar with the fascinating nature and intelligence of turkeys. Karen Davis,...

Sep 04, 2013, 10:36 ET
The Torah mandates not to harm animals and to treat them with compassion. Is this a mitzvah from the Torah?  (PRNewsFoto/United Poultry Concerns)

Activists Will Rally In Brooklyn, NY to Protest Chickens in Kaporos Rituals

The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos is hosting three 2-hour protest demonstrations in Brooklyn, September 10-12, 2013, to protest the use of...

Apr 30, 2013, 10:01 ET

International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

United Poultry Concerns Urges Positive Action for Chickens, May 4 / Month of May On Saturday, May 4, animal advocates celebrate...

Apr 26, 2013, 10:15 ET

Calgary Student Kills Chicken in School Cafeteria; United Poultry Concerns Calls for Prosecution

 On Thursday, April 18, a student at the Alberta College of Art and Design, in Calgary, killed a chicken with a knife in the school cafeteria...

Jul 31, 2012, 10:36 ET

Animal Advocacy Groups Urge National Fire Protection Association to Uphold Decision Requiring Agribusiness to Protect Farm Animal Facilities from Preventable Fires

"Farm animals should be protected from burning to death," groups urge NFPA Thirteen animal protection organizations filed an Appeal with the...

May 01, 2012, 11:26 ET
International Respect for Chickens Day, May 4th - What Wings Are For.  (PRNewsFoto/United Poultry Concerns)

United Poultry Concerns Celebrates International Respect for Chickens Day

Advocacy group urges people to "Give a Cluck for Chickens!"  May is International Respect for Chickens Month and May 4 is International...

Mar 01, 2012, 10:34 ET

Chickens Will Not Be Slaughtered for "Art" in Lawrence, Kansas. Activists Celebrate the Good News

 United Poultry Concerns is pleased that a plan to display and slaughter chickens as an "art" project in Lawrence, Kansas has been...

Feb 14, 2012, 14:44 ET

Experts Promote Conscious Eating at UC Berkeley Conference February 18

 A coalition of activist organizations is hosting a one-day conference on the topic of Conscious Eating – Local, Organic, Plant-Based:...

Nov 16, 2011, 14:28 ET

United Poultry Concerns Urges "Don't Gobble Me!" at the White House

Thursday, November 17 Noon to 3pm. Please join us! United Poultry Concerns (UPC) will leaflet for turkeys on Pennsylvania Avenue across from the...

May 02, 2011, 15:04 ET

Activists Celebrate International Respect for Chickens Day May 4

United Poultry Concerns Draws Attention to the Plight and Delight of Chickens International Respect for Chickens Day is an annual project of...

Mar 24, 2011, 16:22 ET

Animal Advocates Challenge Animal Slaughter in Florida Classrooms

Legal Petition for Action Presented to Florida Department of Education On March 9, 2011 petitioners Karen Davis of United Poultry Concerns and...

Feb 16, 2011, 15:24 ET

Animal Advocacy Group Urges VA Governor to Veto Bad Farm Animal Bill

United Poultry Concerns has written to Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell urging him to veto Virginia Senate Bill 1026 and House Bill 1541 if and...

Nov 19, 2010, 15:28 ET

United Poultry Concerns Will Stick Up for Turkeys at the White House on Saturday, November 20 from Noon to 3PM

United Poultry Concerns will leaflet for turkeys on Pennsylvania Avenue across from the White House on Saturday, November 20 from Noon to 3pm....

Apr 29, 2010, 14:54 ET

United Poultry Concerns Honors International Respect for Chickens Day

Group urges people to "Give a Cluck for Chickens – Go Vegan!" May is International Respect for Chickens Month and May 4 is International...

Nov 19, 2009, 12:31 ET

United Poultry Concerns Will Hold Vigil for Turkeys in Bethesda Nov. 20

United Poultry Concerns will hold a Vigil for Turkeys on Friday evening, November 20, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., at the Giant Food Store, corner...

Sep 23, 2009, 15:31 ET

United Poultry Concerns Activists Will Protest Cruelty to Chickens

11621 Seven Locks Road, corner of Gainsborough Road in Potomac, MD United Poultry Concerns will stage a protest demonstration at the...

Sep 02, 2009, 08:45 ET

United Poultry Concerns Urges Little Rhody Egg Farms to Stop Starving Hens

"Neither water nor food should be withdrawn to induce a cessation of egg production" in egg-laying hens -- American Veterinary Medical...

Apr 30, 2009, 11:07 ET

United Poultry Concerns Honors International Respect for Chickens Day

UPC Will Stick Up for Chickens at the White House May 2 from 1 - 4 p.m. www.upc-online.org/respect/ May is International Respect for Chickens...

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