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May 01, 2020, 13:30 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

MACHIPONGO, Va., May 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – On May 4, animal advocates celebrate International Respect for Chickens Day. Launched by United Poultry...


Apr 29, 2020, 10:36 ET "Depopulation" of Poultry Does Not Mean "Humanely Killed"

A recent CNN article, 2 million chickens will be killed in Delaware and Maryland because of lack of employees at processing plants, states that the...


Apr 30, 2019, 10:36 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

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


Aug 16, 2018, 16:34 ET United Poultry Concerns Issues Statement Regarding Jason Alexander's Sponsorship of KFC

United Poultry Concerns is calling on comedian Jason Alexander to stop shilling for KFC. Fifteen years ago in 2003, after learning how horribly the...


May 01, 2018, 10:36 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

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


Jan 30, 2018, 03:26 ET United Poultry Concerns Asks Ridgeland, Wisconsin to Drop Chicken Toss

United Poultry Concerns is joining Wisconsin-based Alliance for Animals in urging the village of Ridgeland, Wisconsin to cancel their February...


Jun 08, 2017, 10:30 ET Court Rules on Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos v. City of New York Appeal

On June 6, 2017, the New York State Appellate Division, First Department, rendered a decision with respect to the appeal regarding Alliance to End...


May 01, 2017, 10:30 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

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


Mar 08, 2017, 12:00 ET Protesters Will Oppose Ostrich Races at 29th Chandler Ostrich Festival

Protests opposing the cruel and abusive ostrich races will be held at the Chandler Ostrich Festival this coming weekend on March 10th, 11th, and 12th ...


Oct 03, 2016, 12:05 ET Federal Lawsuit Argues Chicken Kaporos is Illegal

United Poultry Concerns is the plaintiff in a federal Kaporos lawsuit filed by San Diego attorneys Bryan W. Pease and David R. Simon on September 29, ...


Apr 28, 2016, 10:36 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

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


Apr 30, 2015, 10:36 ET International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens

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


Mar 12, 2015, 05:09 ET Ostrich Festival "Family Unfriendly" and Inhumane, Group Says

On March 13-15, the Chandler Chamber of Commerce in Arizona will sponsor the 27th annual Chandler Ostrich Festival. Billed as a "community family...


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, International...


Nov 08, 2013, 10:30 ET 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 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

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


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 in front ...


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

Thirteen animal protection organizations filed an Appeal with the National Fire Protection Association on July 27, 2012 requesting that the NFPA...


May 01, 2012, 11:26 ET United Poultry Concerns Celebrates International Respect for Chickens Day

May is International Respect for Chickens Month and May 4 is International Respect for Chickens Day. United Poultry Concerns launched 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 cancelled. In "The...


Feb 14, 2012, 02:44 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: What is Truly...


Nov 16, 2011, 02:28 ET United Poultry Concerns Urges "Don't Gobble Me!" at the White House

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


May 02, 2011, 03:04 ET Activists Celebrate International Respect for Chickens Day May 4

International Respect for Chickens Day is an annual project of United Poultry Concerns dedicated to celebrating the beauty of chickens and protesting ...


Feb 16, 2011, 03:24 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...