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Flyers/Handouts on Easter Chicks

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Front Page of Flyer

Do you buy �Easter� chicks?
Does your church promote using live animals as trinkets?

Learn the horrible truth

Thousands of days-old baby chicks are taken from their industrial incubators and shipped around the world to be sold as trinkets for Easter.

Easter is a celebration of resurrection and new life, of renewal and forgiveness...not abuse and death.

Thousands of chicks become sick, are injured or die in transit but because they are so �cheap� their deaths only matter as tax write-offs to the profiteers.

Most people have no idea how to take care of chicks so they will be happy and healthy, or even merely survive. Both children and adults squeeze or trample them to early deaths. Many die in stores and store window displays. Every year after Easter, vets are routinely deluged with sick and dying chicks.

Some eggs are injected with bright dyes so chicks will attract more buyers. As the chicks grow, they take on their natural color, thus making them less appealing to many people, more reason to discard them.

Chicks are living beings in search of their mothers. To sell them as Easter trinkets perpetuates the ungodly myth that they are industrialized products to be used and trashed. Let�s teach our children compassion!

Do you want to end this pain and suffering?

Treat ALL God�s creatures with compassion and dignity...ANIMALS ARE NOT TRINKETS


Back Page of Flyer
Visit or become one of our animal-friendly churches where people who love and honor animals are welcomed 

Help us end cruelty in places where people worship!

Throughout the ages, human beings have accepted killing, violence and violent behavior as just being a part of life. And organized religions have perpetuated and endorsed this kind of thinking, burying their collective head in the sand.

Churches talk about peace and love and compassion while we take pleasure in hunting animals, bull fights and cock fights, horse racing and fishing. In places of worship, people wear clothing made from the furs and skins of tortured animals.

And most importantly, our diets are based on violence toward and the deaths of billions of animals. And these kinds of meals are supported, endorsed and promoted by most religions.

We are urging people of faith to include all of God�s creatures in all programs, activities, sermons, events and fundraisers.

Mission and Purpose of

To promote through education the prevention of suffering and cruelty to any of God's creatures, human or otherwise, including, but not limited to their diet, their health and their living conditions.

To promote through education the elimination of the use of animals in biomedical research and testing, their use as food, or their use for any and all commercial purposes; and to protect the environment in which we all live, so that no living beings suffer from its destruction or pollution.

To support organizations that have similar goals of preventing any harm to any of God's creatures, human or otherwise, or to the environment.

To provide an internet archive of educational materials to assist both teachers and students in the furtherance of cruelty-free living.

The Mary T and Frank L Hoffman Family Foundation
Unit 1012, 121 Tammy Trail
Athens NY 12015-3707
[email protected]

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