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Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was has been rumored to be a vegetarian Former President of the United States

Lived: February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865
The sixteenth President of the United States

"I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being" -Abraham Lincoln


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I didn't know that!

As far as I know, he was quoted as saying "I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. Animals should not be consumed but should be viewed as prized gifts from God. That is the way of a whole human being." However, to say that he was a veg'n because he made that quote is a stretch. It merely means that he was in favor of it, but whether he would realistically have been able to lead that lifestyle is highly dubious.

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