Written by PETA
On the eve of
Palestinian leader Mahmoud
Abbas' United Nations address requesting that his
embattled country be given permission to join the world body, PETA members
joined the throngs of people gathered outside the U.N. to spread the message
that we can each keep our own bodies
free of violence with a vegan
people all around them screaming and fighting and the police doing their best
to keep the peace, our nun, rabbi, and monk calmly showed that one thing people
of all races, religions, and creeds can agree on is that we can all reject
violence three times a day, 365 days a year, every time we sit down to eat.
(After all, the Bible, the Torah, the Dharma, the Qur'an, and other religious
texts condemn cruelty to animals.) Our peaceful trio even got a thumbs-up from
Robert Kennedy Jr.
to start working for peace? Start in your kitchen: Take PETA's Pledge to Be Vegan for 30 Days.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.