Warning: Contains graphic images.
It can be found throughout Scripture - the idea that the abuse of animals is an abuse of God's creation. Now Dr. Richard Land and other religious teachers are becoming allies in the fight to end the exploitation of animals used in blood sports.
Religious values call upon us to be kind and compassionate to all of God's creatures. That's the mission of the HSUS' Faith Outreach department - to engage people in animal protection issues. In this piece, Gabe Lyons introduces the HSUS' Wayne Pacelle and Christine Gutleben in this short presentation about why it's so important to care for all of God's creation.