Amanda Just

295 Articles

Bio

Amanda Just is a longtime vegan who loves to promote compassionate living in fun, creative ways. As a writer, she has contributed to This Dish Is Veg, ForksOverKnives.com, and many other blogs, websites, and newsletters. As an activist, she champions many causes, from veganism and animal rights to environmental protection and human rights. Amanda resides in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Articles

California Lawmaker to Propose Ban on Orcas in Captivity

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

SeaWorld in San Diego must be feeling some ripples in their waters. Their worst nightmare (but the greatest victory for their imprisoned animals) may be coming true. A lawmaker in

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Canada Bans Gestation Crates for Pregnant Pigs

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Canada has taken a step in the kinder direction for pigs this week: they’ve banned the use of gestation crates for pregnant sows.

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Mercy For Animals Responds to New ‘Milk Life’ Ad Campaign

in Animals, Causes, Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

One of the most popular ad campaigns centered around a two-word slogan has retired. The infamous (and much parodied) “Got Milk?” is now replaced with “Milk Life,” a new ad

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Ethical Vegetarian Exists On Cheese Pizza for 25 Years

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegetarian

Everyone likes pizza, right? As beloved at that cheesy, saucy pie is for most people, I think we can all agree that there’s such a thing as “too much of

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Rescued Chicken and Wheeled-Chihuahua Make Adorable BFFs

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

A chicken rescued from a laboratory and a chihuahua rescued from abandonment in the cold have formed an adorable friendship. Meet Penny and Roo.

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Beyonce Sticking To A ‘Mostly Plant-Based’ Diet, Says Trainer

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Personal trainer to Beyonce and Jay-Z reports that Queen Bey is sticking to a “mostly plant-based diet,” adding in seafood “here and there.”

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WATCH: Rocker Pink is Part of 1 Billion Rising on V-Day

in Causes, Events, News, People, Top News

February 14th may be synonymous to most with red roses, heart-shaped candies, and other Hallmark goodies – but while some people are getting dressed up for their dinner reservations tonight,

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