Here’s a sampling of what we learned this week: Don’t keep a chimp as a house pet, hamburgers suck, and you’re never too young to go VEG! Wanna know what else went down? Well, you’re just gonna have to read the Round-Up and check out some of our very, very favorite VEG blogs! Enjoy!
Vegan Soapbox: Why Milk Is Vegan by Eccentric Vegan
“The dairy industry doesn’t own the word milk. Here’s proof from dictionary.com”
Vegan.com: Is Six Too Young to be Vegetarian? by Erik Marcus
“An insipid answer to a dumb question; doubly annoying because it’s published in the UK’s top paper.”
HSUS: Five Fatal Lessons From Chimp Attack by Wayne Pacelle
“On Monday, we saw more evidence of people not heeding the warnings and the perfectly predictable outcomes from irresponsible behavior. In Connecticut, police shot and killed a pet chimpanzee after the animal mauled and critically wounded a woman, seriously injuring her face, biting her hands off, and causing massive blood loss, according to news reports.”
Bitter Sweet: Citrus Sunshine by Hannah Kaminsky
“Watching delicate snowflakes beginning to falling just beyond the window’s thin pane of glass on yet another cold, windy, and gloomy day, it feels as though winter has this little town by a choke hold and is refusing to let go.”
PETA: President Consults PETA on Running Country? by Alisa Mullins
“OK, maybe that headline is a teensy bit of an exaggeration. What President Obama really said during his town-hall meeting in Fort Myers, Florida, on Tuesday was that he’s “open to any idea, whether it comes from a Democrat or a Republican or a vegetarian ….””
Gene Baur Bloggings: California Trip by Gene Baur
“I recently visited California and met with grassroots activists around the state. They were inspired and engaged in the glow of the Prop 2 victory, and many are now undertaking new efforts to combat factory farming with vigor and optimism.”
Living Without Meat: Hamburgers = the Hummers of Food by Sally Andersen
“AFP, an independent news network, published this article today. I think it speaks for itself, so here it is as it appeared online.”
And there you have it! Don’t forget — the only way we know about your rocktastic VEG blog is if you tell us! So leave a comment below and let us know where to find the sugar!