Deliciously Vegan!

Animal Ethics

They realize that factory farming is inhumane. Meat eaters (and even some lacto-ovo-vegetarians) think this way because they mistakenly think that vegans eat an austere, bland diet consisting mostly of twigs and seeds with occasionally some plain tasteless tofu thrown in. Not all meat eaters are cold, cruel, selfish individuals insensitive to animal suffering.

Reasons Consistently Applied

Animal Ethics

After two or three laying cycles when their egg production begins to wane, the layer hens are inhumanely loaded onto trucks and sent to slaughter, where they are processed into chicken soup and pet food. Plus, vegans tend to have lower body mass indexes than lacto-ovo vegetarians and lower rates of heart disease, cancer, and stroke than their egg-and-dairy-eating vegetarian counterparts. I suspect that many regular readers of Animal Ethics are already vegetarians.

Meat, Cancer, and the Cumulative Case for Ethical Vegetarianism

Animal Ethics

At the time of slaughter, these frightened animals are inhumanely loaded onto trucks and shipped long distances to the slaughterhouse without food or water or protection from the elements. Premises (1) – (4) are true, and together they entail: (5) Raising animals inhumanely and killing them is morally wrong, unless there is a good reason for doing so.