Photo of the Day: ‘Lettuce Ladies’ Help Congress Pig Out

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Pigging out is so much better without the pig.

Lettuce Ladies Congressional hot dog giveaway 2016

So five of PETA’s sexy Lettuce Ladies hosted the annual Congressional Veggie Dog Lunch and handed out Tofurky veggie dogs and dairy-free Tofutti Cuties ice cream sandwiches on Capitol Hill.

Lettuce Ladies Congressional hot dog giveaway 2016

Legislators who opt for plant-based meals will be cutting the pork from more than just their wallets and waistlines.

 

Lettuce Ladies Congressional hot dog giveaway 2016

Each person who goes vegan spares more than 100 animal lives every year; reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and strokes; and slashes his or her carbon footprint—benefits that both sides of the aisle can agree on.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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