The fundamental problem with animal-based research

Andre Menache reviews Richard Harris’s Rigor Mortis


Every year in animal agriculture worldwide, we kill 65 000 000 000 land based animals.Such Dainty Feet (c) Ann Johnson

Les Mitchell, of Central and Southern Africa Yearly Meeting, asks where Quakers stand with respect to these animals and their lives, and the lives of animals generally, in our feature article, FRIENDS AND NONHUMAN ANIMALS (first featured in volume 8, issue 1, January 2017, of Quaker Voices – a publication of Quaker Life of Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends)


QCA celebrates 125 years in 2016

Many thanks to everyone who came to visit us in Friends House Bookshop on World Animal Day, for our launch of JOURNEYS OF COMPASSION: 125 YEARS OF QUAKER CONCERN FOR ANIMALS.

For more information on Journey of Compassion and to order copies, please click here


Young Red by Paul Tavernor in oils

Young Red by Paul Tavernor

Our Mission Statement:-

Quaker Concern for Animals witnesses to the divine in all creation and works for the protection of animals and the promotion of their rights.

We are committed to the defence of our fellow species, whilst appealing to that of God in everyone.

‘As a Society, we are opposed to war against man; and should not our testimony also be borne against the war that is constantly waged against animals?’

~ Frederick B. Sainty, founder of the Friends’ Vegetarian Society.


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