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Moby Loves Undercover Animal Rights Investigators!

Moby is such a talented musician and a huge animal lover!!

While at the Humane Society of the United States' 2013 Genesis Awards he gave an interview about animal rights and undercover investigators.

Well, he also talks about Crossroads, a vegan restaurant that is so good, even meat eaters would wanna go there and hang out til closing time!

After talking about some of his favorite cruelty free restaurants, he started talking about how much he respects undercover animal rights workers.

They're the secret whistleblowers who put their jobs and even bodies on the line to get the footage that will land cruel, awful people in jail.

Since Moby has been a vegan for an incrediballz 25 years, he's clearly got a lot of love for animals!!

Check out the video (above) to hear Moby talk about how much he respects animal rights activists.

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Ke$ha Takes Helping Animals So Seriously!

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Ke$ha was named the Humane Society International's first global ambassador in 2011.

She has fought against lion hunting, shark finning, street dog abuse, seal slaughter and animal testing.

Ke$ha said:

"If you follow my music, you know I'm a bit of a jackass. But this is one part of my life I take really seriously. Helping animals has always been my goal."

Because of her unwavering commitment to animal welfare Ke$ha will receive the prestigious Wyler Award at the Humane Society of the United States Genesis Awards benefit this year!

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Demi Lovato Likes The Rodeo And Strong Cowboys

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Demi Lovato was recently at a rodeo and she seemed to be having a very good time!

She tweeted:

"At the rodeo!!! So much fun!! These cowboys are so strong."

Don't get us wrong, Demi does a lot for charity, but it seems she doesn't know about the cruelty to animals that regularly happens at rodeos.

The HSUS explains what's wrong with rodeos

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Colbie Caillat Sings For The Animals

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Colbie Caillat, the multi-Grammy winning, platinum-selling artist is going to take a break from promoting her latest album, All of You, to help the animals!

No, she's not putting on a concert in the middle of the woods. She's going to perform at The Humane Society of the United States' 26th Genesis Awards on Saturday, March 24, 2012!

Colbie is a champion for

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McDonalds Joins The HSUS To End Use Of Gestation Crates

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McDonald's has just announced that it will now require its U.S. pork suppliers to have a plan to phase out the use of gestation crates.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has been pushing for the removal of gestation crates for a while now because they are used on pregnant pigs and it basically immobilizes them for their entire pregnancy.

The senior vice president of McDonald’s North America Supply Chain Management said:

"McDonald’s believes gestation stalls are not a sustainable production system for the future. There are alternatives that we think are better for the welfare of sows.

McDonald’s wants to see the end of sow confinement in gestation stalls in our supply chain. We are beginning an assessment with our U.S. suppliers to determine how to build on the work already underway to reach that goal.

In May, after receiving our suppliers’ plans, we’ll share results from the assessment and our next steps."

The HSUS, very happy with this decision, said:

"The HSUS has been a long-time advocate for ending the use of gestation crates, and McDonald’s announcement is important and promising.

All animals deserve humane treatment, including farm animals, and it’s just wrong to immobilize animals for their whole lives in crates barely larger than their bodies."

Even Dr. Temple Grandin, from the amazing movie Temple Grandin, is pleased with their decision. She said:

"Moving from gestation stalls to better alternatives will improve the welfare of sows and I’m pleased to see McDonald’s working with its suppliers toward that end.

It takes a thorough plan to address the training of animal handlers, proper feeding systems, and the significant financial investment and logistics involved with such a big change. I’m optimistic about this announcement."

Seems like everyone is really happy and in agreement for once.

Let's hope other fast food chains follow their lead.

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