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Banksy takes NYC by storm with his piece Sirens of the Lambs

British graf­fiti artist, Banksy, com­ments on the hor­rors of the meat indus­try with his recent art piece Sirens of the Lambs in which he sent a slaugh­ter­house trans­port truck full of scream­ing stuffed ani­mals dri­ving around NYC’s meat­pack­ing dis­trict.
A genius idea and a very effec­tive piece of art in our opin­ion here at Oy Vegan.

It’s this type of cre­ativ­ity that makes peo­ple stop and think. Way to go, Banksy!
Do you agree? Let us know by com­ment­ing below!

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Marchin into June: Veggie Events!

Feel like march­ing for ani­mals?! Here are two upcom­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties in Toronto:

Toronto Veg­gie Pride Parade.

June 1st from 12pm-4pm

Start­ing out­side the Toronto Ref­er­ence Library and head­ing south on Yonge Street. For more info, click here.

Toronto march to close down all slaughterhouses.

June 15th from 11am on

Start­ing from the south­east cor­ner of Christie Pits park and end­ing near Qual­ity Meat Pack­ers slaugh­ter­house. For more info, click here.

Happy march­ing! Feel free to com­ment with other veg­gie events com­ing up in June!

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Amazing Speech! Animals Should Be Off the Menu!

Philip Wollen, Aus­trail­ian phil­an­thropist and for­mer VP of Citibank in Aus­trailia makes a pas­sion­ate speech at the St. James Ethics Cen­tre and the Wheeler Cen­tre debate in Mel­bourne on May 16th, 2012. The topic: Ani­mals should be off the menu!!!

All I can say is..WOW.  I clapped, I called out and I shed a tear dur­ing this inspir­ing speech for ani­mal wel­fare. This is truly incred­i­ble. Take a look!

Here is a link to the full tran­script.

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