Frequently Asked Questions
- Vegetarianism is a personal choice. Why are you trying to force it on everyone else?
- The only meat I still eat is fish. Can fish feel pain?
- It’s OK to eat eggs because chickens lay them naturally. The eggs we buy in the supermarket are sterile and not unborn fetuses, right?
- The animals have to die sometime, don’t they?
- Are all faux meats and dairy products vegan?
- What will we do with all those chickens, cows, and pigs if everyone becomes a vegetarian?
- What is a vegan?
- Isn’t eating meat natural? It’s been going on for thousands of years. Aren’t our bodies designed for it
- How can a vegan get enough vitamin B12?
- If you were starving on a boat at sea and there were an animal on the boat, would you eat the animal?
- Was Jesus really a vegetarian?
- I’m a college student, and there are very few vegan options in my dining hall. Can you offer any advice?
- Is it OK to patronize restaurants and grocery stores that sell animal products?
- What are shahtoosh and pashmina?
- Isn’t leather better for the environment than synthetics?
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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
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind