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General/ Veganism

Vegan Sports Fans Score Big

Brothers and coworkers Justin Goodman and Jared Goodman, who work at PETA and the PETA Foundation, respectively, take their vegan eating and sports-watching extremely seriously. The pair recently formed what is possibly the world’s first all-vegan fantasy football league, dubbed the “Figskin FFL,” which pits fellow coworkers and their vegan friends against each other in a bid to take home a rather fierce-looking “Plant-Based Primacy” trophy. The trophy may be…

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Cooking/ Environment/ Events

Lab-Grown Burger to be Eaten Today

The first burger to be made entirely out of lab-grown meat is going to be eaten today in London.  There have been stories about petri dish meat  for a couple of years now, but it looks like it has finally been done.  Some think it is a good thing for animals and the environment, and others consider it a twisted science experiment that humans should not be doing.  In any…

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General/ Veganism

Taco Bell Has a Beef With Meat

Meat is a four-letter word. It’s high in fat and cholesterol, and it contributes to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other life-threatening diseases. It comes with warnings about E. coli and other foodborne bacteria, and it’s linked to climate change, pollution, and other serious environmental problems. U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics show that many Americans are fed up with meat, and compassionate, health-conscious people (you know who you are) won’t…

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Animal Rights/ Events/ Veganism

Is Your Mom One of the Coolest Around?

All year long, our moms are there for us, offering sage advice, rejoicing in our successes, and encouraging us when we’re down. We’d be lost without them, so for Mother’s Day, PETA and HappyCow are celebrating some of the coolest moms around. We love: Sweet moms, who are so compassionate that they wouldn’t hurt a fly. Or a cow, or a chicken, or a pig. Fun moms, who would much…

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Animal Rights/ Politics/ Veganism

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated -Mahatma Gandhi

save animals “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated” -Mahatma Gandhi 3 years ago UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF ANIMAL RIGHTS Preamble: Considering that Life is one, all living beings having a common origin and having diversified in the course of the evolution of the species, – Considering that all living beings possess natural rights, and that any animal with…

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General/ Veganism

2008 PETA Sexiest Vegetarian Awards go to…..

Anthony Kiedis and Leona Lewis, congratulations sexy veggies! Each year, PETA holds a contest for the sexiest male and female vegetarians, and you can vote!  This year’s results are in, so if you missed out, make sure you join in the fun next year!  http://www.peta.org/feat_sexiest_vegetarians_alive.asp Here is the full article from PETA: Leona Lewis and Anthony Kiedis Voted World’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities of 2008 The votes have been counted, and the…

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Animal Rights

KFC Canada pledges better animal welfare to end protest, puts vegan ‘chicken’ on menu

As reported by The Canadian Press, May 2008 TORONTO – Following a five-year roasting by animal-rights activists, KFC Canada is promising improved welfare for the chickens it buys for its fast-food outlets in exchange for an end to a boycott campaign that will continue in the U.S. and elsewhere. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has agreed to call off its Canadian “Kentucky Fried Cruelty” campaign, which featured high-profile actress…

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Animal Rights/ Veganism

Moby – the Disco Lies video – chicken’s revenge !

Official video for ‘Disco Lies’ by Moby – sung by Shayna Steele. Available to view / download at http://www.moby.com/   Posted here on YouTube’s – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6CHd8VjaqY Wiki – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disco_Lies Extract – “The music video for the song premiered on February 14, 2008. The video follows the story of a baby chick who at a young age escapes from a chicken farm, witnessing the slaughtering of his friends and kin. The video…

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