Voices for Animals Across the Years: The Jains

Voices for Animals Across the Years: The Jains

Jainism is a religion founded in ancient India and is currently practised by around 6 million people worldwide, mostly in India itself.   During the 6th century BCE, Mahāvīra became one of the most influential teachers of Jainism.   Mahavira said: “Do not injure,...
Is Eating Meat ‘Sinful’?

Is Eating Meat ‘Sinful’?

The remark this week by American broadcaster Jim Cramer that ‘Eating animals is dirty, broken and sinful’ prompted End Animal Slaughter’s Sandra Kyle to consider why so many Christians continue to eat meat.        In animal rights circles, you don’t often...