October 2nd World Farm Animals Day

Today was created back in 1985 by the Farm Animal Rights Movement, a not-for-profit, to honor Mahatma Gandhi. I never put the two things together before today, Mahatma Gandhi and Farm Animals. All animals should have rights though, maybe farm animals before the wild animals because they do serve us. Having grown up on a farm we always tried to treat our animals fairly and yes it was tough to eat one that had earlier been a friend. They do make you think about being a vegetarian. Animals do have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness though I am not sure we need to grant them the vote.

How to celebrate – See how many farm animals you can name. Take a farm animal to lunch. Study the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

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