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Vegan Outreach is a successful animal rights group working to promote an vegan lifestyle through methods generally considered less aggressive than those of fellow activist group, PETA. They distribute pamphlets, generally on college campuses, designed to educate the public on the realities of meat production, vivisection, and other related topics. Jump to: navigation, search The Great Ape Project is campaigning for a Declaration on Great Apes. ... Hens kept in cramped conditions — the avoidance of animal suffering is the primary motivation of people who become vegans A vegan is a person who avoids the ingestion or use of animal products. ... Jump to: navigation, search People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search Anaesthetised rat in a stereotaxic restraining device about to undergo brain surgery. ...


Vegan Outreach works to spread veganism while stressing to the public that "personal perfection" is not their goal. With their pamphlet "Even If You Like Meat", for example, they attempt to convey the message that even if one feels unable to adopt a vegan diet, reducing one's consumption of meat, eggs, and dairy is still a step in the right direction. The hope, of course, is that awareness of cruelties involved in the production of such foodstuffs (as well as other non-vegan items) will eventually lead to a vegan lifestyle. Jump to: navigation, search The logo of the worlds first Vegan Society, registered in 1944 [1] Veganism is a lifestyle characterized by abstaining from the use or ingestion of animal products, and by avoiding the use of products that have been tested on animals. ...


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On Being Vegan (982 words)
When discussing veganism, we admit there are not always clear-cut answers and explain that it's not a matter of making the "right" or "wrong" choice in every situation.
Combine this with the fact that vegans naturally view meat eaters as supporting cruelty and causing suffering, and it is not surprising that some vegans can develop a near hatred of them.
Living honestly and compassionately as a vegan is an affirmation of life, a means to fulfillment and joy.
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