Category Archives: Animal welfare

Spurious arguments against nuisance vegans

I’ve been vegan now for 19 years just about. The following image was attached to a tweet. It contains probably the dumbest argument against being vegan I’ve come across in all that time. For a start it doesn’t make sense.

Argument against nuisance vegans

Ok so it’s clearly a comedienne here, trying to be funny, but please try harder. I suppose she’s just trying to be outrageous (racist) to get a few laughs but it’s crap. It did get me thinking about some of the spurious arguments against vegans I’ve heard over the years. So here’s a selection, in no particular order. And I’ve provided some responses to these too. It may be useful to someone. Continue reading

Who’s on your plate – World Vegan Month

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) have used models before to promote animal welfare and vegan diets. To promote the upcoming World Vegan Month they have urged people to think about what’s going on your plate. With naked demos in Birmingham yesterday and Manchester today people may just stop and think a little bit longer.

Who knows if these protests actually get others to give up meat? It certainly draws attention to the idea and raises awareness of World Vegan Month. Animal Aid have organised the great vegan challenge for a month to coincide with World Vegan month, which has to be worth a go, surely. Continue reading

Sirens of the Lambs – animal welfare protest from Banksy

Banksy has created an animal welfare protest and video’d it

Apparently, the truck was driven through the ‘Meatpacking District’ of New York. Getting the message across.