Category Archives: Letters

Open Letter to Miley Cyrus

October 5, 2013 Dear Miley, I’ve never seen Hannah Montana or your VMA performance but I have read about your efforts to save animals. Thank you for recently tweeting your fans to sign a petition to ban horse-drawn carriages in … Continue reading

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Chef Andres Leaves Students Hungry for the Truth

August 27, 2013 Dear Editor: As an alumni of The George Washington University who only eats plant-based food and advocates for people to allow animals to live freely, I read your cover story “Food for Thought” in the Summer 2013 edition … Continue reading

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Suggestions from a Squirrel Slam Shooter

Since I published my request to end the Holley, New York Fire Department Squirrel Slam, I’ve received a lot of feedback from people who shoot animals for entertainment. Many of them are vitriolic and unapologetic while claiming to be patriotic. Here is an example of some … Continue reading

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A Letter from a Guy Who Likes to Kill Squirrels for Fun

Here is one of many emails I received from people supporting Squirrel Slam, a February 16th Holley, New York Fire Department sponsored event where people will shoot and kill squirrels for fun with their children. I made a public request to cancel the event … Continue reading

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Legal Child Pornography

January 7, 2013 Eric H. Holder Attorney General of the United States U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: The U.S. Department of Justice provides the text of the federal law on … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes

December 15, 2012 To the Staff at the Jim and Jan Moran Boys and Girls Club of Deerfield Beach, Florida, As 2012 draws to a close, I want to acknowledge your work to improve the lives of children, families, schools, and our … Continue reading

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An Unforgettable Letter from a Former Meat-Eater

I hope this letter from a former meat-eater inspires people who eat the remains of animals to consider a more compassionate and healthier way of living and I hope it motivates people who stopped eating animals to share their experiences so others will join them.  I am … Continue reading

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Proposal to Make Foie Gras Illegal in Florida

This is the initial letter I sent to legislators in the Florida House and Senate. I’ve sent a variation of it for the past few years and followed up with calls and meetings to find a sponsor for a bill … Continue reading

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An Anonymous Letter

Warning: This letter contains information regarding someone’s impending death. Readers may find it disturbing. November 22, 2012 Dear Ellen, I’m very scared to write this letter. I’m afraid if I’m caught, the people abusing me will find out and kill … Continue reading

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My Letter to Radio Station 103.5 SHE

November 21, 2012 Dear Mr. Bonadonna, While listening to your radio station today, I heard your DJ state, “Paul McCartney said we should all eat tofu for Thanksgiving. The last time I checked, the Pilgrims didn’t land in Liverpool so … Continue reading

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