Why go vegan?

We care for the animals we share our home with and we get to know their personality and their wants and needs. We form emotional bonds with animals and even see them as members of our family. Most people really care about animals.
Animal agriculture causes more than the suffering of animals. It also impacts people throughout the world, especially the powerless and the poor, in a number of ways.
The havoc caused to the world by the billions of animals we breed, raise and kill for food each year is staggering. The UN has identified animal agriculture as ‘one of the most significant contributors to serious environmental problems’
A well planned 100% plant-based diet is healthy. This is confirmed by a solid body of peer-reviewed scientific evidence. Not only is a vegan diet as healthy as any diet containing animal products, in many aspects it is more beneficial to human health.
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I'm proudly vegan & will help any way I can to end animal suffering.

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By being vegan, I am taking a stand against oppression, cruelty and destruction every day.

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Staying hopeful for a kinder future.

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I will continue to give a voice to the voiceless on this planet by spreading the reason to be Vegan and to treat all creatures equally.

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I promise to live ethically vegan for life and spread veganism to friends and family.


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i love animals
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I promise to be guided by compassion and awareness; to value the life of all beings and be an advocate for life for those who are without a voice.

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I will forever live kind and compassionately. I will never contribute to companies or practices that inflict cruelty, or that exploit the animals/sea creatures or insects of the world.

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